What’s On in Madrid

  • Two weeks of the most sublime flamenco singing and dancing (Various venues. 5-23 June).

    Suma Flamenca
  • Suma Flamenca

June highlights

As part of its 200th anniversary, the museum is exhibiting, for the first time, work by the renowned Swiss artist (Prado Museum. 2 Apr-7 July).

An authentic flamenco show featuring mesmerizing dance, singing and guitar playing (Madrid Flamenco Theatre at Teatro Alfil).

Last chance

Booksellers, authors and readers gather at one of the most traditional cultural events in the capital (El Retiro Park. 31 May-16 June).

To celebrate its 200th birthday, the museum has organized an exciting program full of temporary exhibitions (Prado Museum. Throughout 2019).

A multi-sensory journey through 50 years of history of the acclaimed British rock group (IFEMA – Feria de Madrid. 10 May-15 Sept).

The role of printmaking in the creative process of the French artist is the focus of this exhibition (Canal de Isabel II Foundation. 17 May-18 Aug).


The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts is holding its 22nd edition (Various locations. 5 Jun-1 Sept).


A magnificent show with the music by Carl Orff and the theater magic by the Catalonian company (Teatro Calderón. Tuesdays to Sundays. 12-30 June).

Artists like Charlotte Gainsbourg, CHVRCHES and John Talabot take part in the second edition of this sustainable festival dedicated to electronic music and other arts (Campus de la Universidad Complutense. 14 and 15 June).

Enjoy the exciting races in Zarzuela Racecourse (Check dates. 3 Mar-1 Dec).

Woody Allen, J.Birkin, L.McKennitt, M.Bolton​, Macy Gray and Keane, are just some of the artists visiting this series of live concerts located in this natural haven  (Complutense University Botanical Garden. 20 Jun-31 Jul).

A new edition of this charitable match between Real Madrid legends and former Chelsea greats (Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. 23 June).

An international competition in which skaters of all levels participate (Paseo de la Castellana. 23 June).

A show that brings together the essence of the opera, Spanish zarzuela and dance (Teatro de la Zarzuela. 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30 June; 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 July).

A recital featuring the only music Johann Strauss ever composed for a ballet (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. 26-30 June).

Each year, around two million people take part in one of the most famous LGBTI festivals worldwide (28 Jun-7 July).

The metal and hard-rock bands Scorpions​, Slipknot and Tool are part of the third edition of the famous English rock festival (Madrid Caja Mágica. 28-30 June).

An exhibition on works of this great Italian 15th century painter (Prado Museum. 28 May-15 Sept).

One of the most acclaimed and revered artists of all times is bidding his fans a final farewell with his mega Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour (WiZink Center. 26 June).

Madrid's summer festival par excellence fills the city with shows and concerts (Various locations. 28 Jun-1 Sept).


Make your way up to the observation deck of the former transmissions tower and enjoy a stunning view of the city.

Take in the city's top sights on board our hop on hop off bus, equipped with audio guides in 14 languages.

And get your first 200 welcome Puntos Madrid for you to enjoy springtime in Madrid with these and many more plans.

  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place this year in Madrid and start planning your next visit!

    2019 Events Calendar
  • Elton John
Especially for kids
  • New

    A playful and didactic journey through the great milestones of universal history through plasticene figures (Gaviria Palace. 7 Jun-13 Oct).

    Plastihistory of Humanity
  • In the Espacio Fundación Telefónica you can find this unique collection that traces the history of telecommunications.

    The History of Telecommunications
  • The puppet theatre offers fantastic shows for children almost every Saturday and Sunday.

    Puppet Theatre in El Retiro Park
  • The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 95 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesdays to Sundays).

    The Lion King (El Rey León)
  • Theatre, music and dance for babies, fostering the arts from infancy  (Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural de la Villa - Sala Jardiel Poncela. Sat-Sun. 11 May-16 Jun).

    Rompiendo el Cascarón - XII Theatre Cycle for Babies
  • Plastihistoria de la humanidad
  • Historia de las telecomunicaciones
  • Teatro de Títeres de El Retiro
  • El Rey León
  • Rompiendo el Cascarón
  • Madrid's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely by bus, metro, train or taxi.

    Getting around Madrid
  • Discover the city's most popular sights and attractions, from one of Europe's largest royal palaces to the magnificent Prado Museum and Real Madrid's stadium. 

    Madrid Top 10
  • Palacio de Cristal
  • Escape the summer heat with a refreshing splash in one of Madrid’s public or private pools.

    Madrid’s Outdoor Pools
  • Piscinas de verano en Madrid
  • Ed Sheeran, Little Mix, Muse, Metallica, Elton John, Jon Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams, Alice Cooper, Ennio Morricone,  Vance Joy, Michael Bublé...

    Unmissable concerts in 2019
  • Little Mix
  • After a long day touring the city, relax on a terrace with a drink or a meal and watch the sun set.

    Outdoor Bars and Cafés
  • Terrazas de Madrid