What’s On in Madrid

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  • The Davis Cup Finals will become an 11-day event and two European cities will host the group stage and a quarter-final, along with Madrid (Madrid Arena - Casa de Campo Park. 25 Nov-5 Dec).

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DECEMBER HIGHLIGHTS

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 the month (Next Solemn Changing: 2 February 2022, to be confirmed).

The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 100 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesday to Sunday).

Find the best Christmas events and festive activities taking place around the city.

The Spanish capital is now home to the world’s most sensational music and culinary event (IFEMA MADRID. Thursday to Sundays).

Retrospective of the surrealist painter, René Magritte, which brings together around 70 works, including paintings, photographs and films (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 14 Sept 2021-30 Jan 2022).

The Circo de los Horrores presents its latest show in which theatre, circus, dance and music lead to a night of pure frenzy (IFEMA MADRID. Thursdays to Sundays. Till 9 January).

The world’s biggest box office illusionist from Europe reopens the Apolo with a new show that includes illusions that have never been seen before (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Thursday to Sundays).

The foundation’s first exhibition presents a selection of 117 works from its extensive and varied collections (Fundación María Cristina Masaveu Peterson. Till 31 July 2022).

An immersive experience with more than 1,000 images of the artist’s paintings via large-format screens (Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural de la Villa. 5 Oct-16 Jan).

Velázquez’s Meninas have once again wandered off onto the streets of Madrid (Various locations. 1 Nov-15 Dec).

The experience of the season reopens its doors with a new installation that is a maritime expedition through the ocean, its flora and its fauna (Royal Botanic Gardens. 2 Nov-16 Jan).

This is a new, revamped edition that is more personal and closer to the city, bringing together the best of the genre (Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural de la Villa. 2-12 December).

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Productores de Sonrisas is back on stage with El Sueño de Miliki, a new show designed for all the family (IFEMA MADRID. Till 30 January).

A must visit for stocking up on Christmas paraphernalia including toys and figurines for the traditional nativity scenes (Plaza Mayor. 26 Nov-31 Dec).

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The classic Christmas production has become a not to be missed event in Madrid’s Christmas (Teatro Circo Price. 26 Nov-9 Jan).

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A full agenda that will devote part of its programme to issues such as innovation, education and rural development (WTO Headquarters in Madrid. 30 Nov-3 Dec).

OFFICIAL PRODUCTS

An observation deck offering wonderful vistas of the city.

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

The official tourist bus is back from 19 November 2021!

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

    Madrid Events Calendar: 2021-2022
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  • Madrid's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely by bus, metro, train or taxi.

    Getting around Madrid
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  • Find the best Christmas events and festive activities taking place around the city.

    What's on this Christmas
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  • Madrid has lots of activities for children. Check out our suggestions to make the most of your great family holiday.

    Madrid for Kids
  • Don't let a little drizzle ruin your visit! Check out all the things you can do in Madrid whatever the weather.

    Madrid in the Rain
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