What’s On in Madrid

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    A retrospective exhibition of one of the great masters of 20th-century art and one of the most unique painters of his time (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. 19 Feb-26 May).

  • Balthus, La partida de naipes, 1948-1950

February highlights

A wintery show for the whole family that celebrates 250 years of circus (Feria de Madrid. Friday to Sunday).

2019 is the Chinese year of the pig and to celebrate the New Year, Madrid has organized numerous activities to discover all the traditions of the Chinese community (23 Jan-24 Feb).

An exhibition of the most influential Soviet artists who blazed an avant-garde trail towards modernity in Russia (Mapfre Foundation. Recoletos Exhibition Hall. 9 Feb-5 May).

More than a hundred photographs and objects by Dadaist and Surrealist photographer (Canal de Isabel II Foundation. 31 Jan-21 Apr).

First Spanish show dedicated to the world's most famous -and mysterious- street artist (Feria de Madrid. 6 Dec-19 May).

Don't miss

The French troupe will perform two pieces by choreographers Lucinda Childs and Trisha Brown (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. 20-22 February).

The famous orchestra performs a special concert dedicated to the master of film scores (National Music Auditorium - Sala Sinfónica. 22 Feb and 29 March).

An essential meeting place for artists, collectors, curators and industry professionals from every corner of the globe (Feria de Madrid. 27 Feb-3 Mar).

The best magicians in the world will be performing together for the eighth year running in Madrid (Teatro Circo Price. Wednesday to Sundays. 7 Feb-10 Mar).

The English indie pop band is back with a new tour of intimate concerts at smaller venues around Europe (Palacio Vistalegre Arena. 28 February).


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.

Musicals, plays, festivals, flamenco shows… Take advantage of offers for top shows with Vuelve a Madrid!

  • 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
  • A fascinating exhibition featuring figures and constructions made with LEGO blocks (Gaviria Palace. Extended to 26 May).

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

    The History of Telecommunications
  • A wintery show for the whole family that celebrates 250 years of circus (Feria de Madrid. Friday to Sunday).

  • 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)
  • An exquisite program dedicated to puppets and marionettes (Teatro Valle-Inclán. Check dates. 6 Oct-9 Jun).

  • Spain’s one and only official film exhibition including animatronic dinosaurs up to 7 meters tall (Feria de Madrid. Till 14 March).

    Jurassic World - The Exhibition
  • Historia de las telecomunicaciones
  • Circlassica
  • El Rey León
  • Titerescena
  • Jurassic World - The Exhibition
  • With over 300 stations linked together by 15 lines, Madrid's underground will get you around the city quickly and hassle-free.

    Getting around Madrid by Metro
  • Metro Madrid