What’s On in Madrid

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  • The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts is holding a new edition with 84 exhibitions and the participation of 293 photographers and visual artists. (Various locations. 10 May-29 Sept).

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Hop on board one the region's tourist trains and discover some magical places.

First large-scale travelling exhibition on this historic symbol, with more than 300 original objects, videos and real testimonies (Fundación Canal Sala Castellana 214. Until September 2024). Tickets on sale

Exhibition extended

Immersive exhibition to discover the life and customs of the city that was the symbol of the rising power of the Roman Empire (Matadero Madrid - Hall 16. Until 21 July). Tickets on sale

Exhibition that provides a unique insight into the processes used in the creation of Pixar films (CaixaForum Madrid. Till 1 September).

The Argentinean choreographer, Marina Otero, presents a dance show revolving around mental health (Teatros del Canal - Sala Verde. 18-23 June).

Exhibition that brings together more than 150 works of art and delves into one of the biggest cultural phenomena of this century (Espacio COAM. 4 Apr-21 Jul).

Don’t miss the weekly Changing of the Guard held every Wednesday and Saturday, and the Solemn Changing of the Guard on the first Wednesday of every month (Next Solemn Changing: 3 July, TBC).

An exhibition made up of 41 paintings that explore the patronage of Isabella of Bourbon, Maria Anna of Austria, Maria Luisa of Orleans and Maria Anna of Neuburg (Prado Museum. 6 May-8 Sept).

A dance festival gathering the best choreographers and dancers, with a programme full of activities (Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural de la Villa. 19-30 June).


The three-time Grammy Award-winning American artist is coming to Madrid to present GUTS, one of the most awaited albums of the year (WiZink Center. 20 June 2024).

This annual event is a wonderful way to celebrate and support tolerance and diversity (28 Jun-7 Jul 2024).


The city’s new official sightseeing and tourist travel pass.

An observation deck offering wonderful vistas of the city.

Visit our online store (in Spanish) of souvenirs made by local artisans!



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

    Madrid Events Calendar: 2024
  • Reforma Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
  • Madrid's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely by bus, metro, train or taxi.

    Getting around Madrid
  • No matter what time of year you visit, in Madrid you will enjoy our light and an inexhaustible array of culture, food and entertainment.

    Madrid through the seasons
  • Madrid en todas las estaciones del año
  • Escape the summer heat with a refreshing splash in one of Madrid’s public pools (15 May to 8 September, 2024).

    Madrid’s Outdoor Pools
  • Piscinas gemelas CDM Aluche