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from 6 February, 2014

Fiestas

17/01/2016
10:30
Very close to Santiago: Lalín
Info available in Spanish and Galician. Sorry for the inconvenience.
30/01/2016 - 14/02/2016
Santiago de Compostela
Very close to Santiago: Boqueixón, A Estrada, Silleda, Touro, Vedra, Vila de Cruces
Gastronomy is one of the main attractions of Ulla's area, specially during the carnival. Therefore restaurants and Rural Tourism establishments of this zone are advertising their special gastronomic and relax offers.
30/01/2016 - 13/02/2016
Very close to Santiago: Boqueixón
Info available in Spanish and Galician. Sorry for the inconvenience.
31/01/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Lalín
Declared a Festival of National Tourist Interest, the Stew Festival is a tribute to one of the outstanding dishes of Galician gastronomy. It is held on the Sunday before the Carnival festival and with the passing of the years, it has become one of the main gastronomy festivals in Galicia ...
19/02/2016 - 28/02/2016
Very close to Santiago: Padrón
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28/02/2016
09:00
Very close to Santiago: Vedra
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04/03/2016 - 06/03/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Arzúa
The Arzúa Cheese Festival, declared a Festival of Galician Tourist Interest, is held on the first weekend in March.
05/03/2016 - 20/03/2016
12:00
Very close to Santiago: Padrón
Info available in Spanish and Galician. Sorry for the inconvenience.
19/03/2016 - 09/04/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Padrón
The celebration of 'Pascua' in the municipality of Padrón is one of the most important festival celebrated in this village, and it has a centuries-old tradition.  
26/03/2016 - 27/03/2016
Very close to Santiago: Silleda
‘Rosquillas de Abades’ festival, in the town council of Silleda, is a feast to highlight the "Melindres". The festival, which celebrates its XXX edition, takes places every Easter Sunday. It has an open-air festival with mass, procession and Rosquilla...
02/04/2016
11:45
Very close to Santiago: Arzúa
Arzúa annually holds the ‘Gaita gallega e Cantos da Taberna’ Festival, organized by the Gaita Galega Association. In 2016 it holds its fifth edition.
04/04/2016
13:30
Very close to Santiago: Val do Dubra
Every year, coinciding with the local holiday, Bembibre’s Campo de la Feria hosts the “Día da Exaltación da Empanada” (Galician Pie Day). In order to carry out this popular event, the Municipality of Val do Dubra is helped by local bakeries, which exhibit...
10/04/2016
12:00
Very close to Santiago: Vedra
San Miguel de Sarandón (Vedra) holds its traditional gastronomic festival in order to highlight the qualities of Vino da Ulla. There are free wine tastings after 13 h. and food stalls: octopus, pancakes, pies... In 2016 it holds its XXXVI edition.
23/04/2016
13:00
Very close to Santiago: Silleda
Info available in Spanish and Galician. Sorry for the inconvenience.
01/05/2016
Very close to Santiago: Vedra
A gastronomy festival that is held in Carballeiro do Souto in the parish of San Fins de Sales (Vedra) with tasting of pig’s ear all day long, accompanied by musical performances. There are also stalls selling sweet “orejas,” octopus, barbecued meat…
06/05/2016 - 08/05/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Oroso
Coinciding with the second weekend in May, Oroso holds its Trout Festival, an event declared to be of Tourist Interest that has the objective of bringing together residents and visitors to enjoy a couple of festive days. The 20th festival will be held in 2016.
07/05/2016 - 08/05/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Melide
The “Fiesta del Melindre y de la Repostería Tradicional de Terra de Melide” was declared a Festival of Tourist Interest in 2013. It is held every year on the second Sunday in May and its main venue is the Municipality of Melide’s Praza do Convento, where exhibitors gather.
08/05/2016
Very close to Santiago: Lalín
The ‘Carballiños Fair’ is held since 2010 in Lalin. This year it reaches its VI edition. In this journey, people wear historical clothes and the streets are full of craftsmen, octopus stalls, fairs, music…  More information y Galician and Spanish. 
08/05/2016
13:30
Very close to Santiago: Vedra
The “Octopus Festival” is held every year in Vedra. It’s a gastronomical festival where you can eat typical Galician food, such as, octopus, steak or ‘chorizo’ and listen to music all day long.
15/05/2016
09:00
Very close to Santiago: Rois
This is the municipality’s festival with the greatest tradition and attendance. People are attracted by several activities: cultural (awards ceremony, exhibitions, tributes), sports (traditional games, cycling), gastronomic (traditional lunch) and recreational activities (inflatables ...
15/05/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: A Estrada
In 2016, the municipality of A Estrada will hold its 43th Salmon Festival, an event that pays tribute to the king of our river fishes.
15/05/2016
12:00
Very close to Santiago: Vedra
The “Fiesta del cerdo a la brasa” is held every year in Vedra. This year it reaches its X edition. It’s a gastronomical festival where you can eat grilled pork and listen to music all day long.  
15/05/2016
15:00
Very close to Santiago: Vedra
A gastronomy festival that is held in the parish of San Fins de Sales (Vedra) where you can eat lamb accompanied by musical performances. This year it reaches its 14rd year.
28/05/2016 - 29/05/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Lalín
The horse Fair is held every year in Lalin at the end of May or at the beginning of June. This year it reaches its XXVIII edition. It’s a horse fair with competitions, awards and activities throught a weekend.   
29/05/2016
Very close to Santiago: Vila de Cruces
The “Galo de Curral festival” is held every year in Vila de Cruces. It’s a gastronomical festival declared as a Festival of Touristic Interest.  More information in Galician and Spanish  
04/06/2016
12:00
Very close to Santiago: A Estrada
A Estrada’s Cider Festival arose due to the existence of a tradition, in relation to boththe growing of apples and the making of cider. The festival was held for the first time in 2012 with the aim of bringing together all of Galicia’s producers; cider makers from the entire ...
04/06/2016
12:00 | Monasterio de San Lourenzo de Carboeiro
Very close to Santiago: Silleda
The ‘Encuentros de Música Tradicional’ held in the magical setting of Mosteiro de Carbonero on the first Saturday of June: a meeting with our culture to recover the fun of traditional festivals.  Formed among everyone and for everyone. The patron: St. Ferreña.
19/06/2016
Very close to Santiago: Touro
Sobreiras do Ulla Cultural Association, from Touro, organizes the 'Folk in Rio'. It's a fetival on the river Ulla's banks. It has a complete program with tavern songs, popular games, craft, exhibitions, a picnic and a lot of folk music. 
23/06/2016
Very close to Santiago: A Estrada
A Estrada’s San Xoán Festival, which is held in O Areal de Berres, is becoming more and more popular as one of the area’s most attractive “San Juan” festivals.
24/06/2016 - 27/06/2016
Very close to Santiago: A Estrada
The Municipality of A Estrada’s local holiday, devoted to its patron saint, “San Paio,” is held from June 23 to 27. During these four days, an extensive programme of recreational, sports, cultural and religious activities is carried out.
24/06/2016
Very close to Santiago: Lalín
Pilgrimage held in honour of St. John the Baptist in the parish of Santa Baia de Losón. It is famous for curing ailments of the spirit such as the evil eye, depressions, spells or diabolic possessions. The event is also known as the “fiesta del meigallo.”
25/06/2016
Very close to Santiago: Lalín
Info available in Spanish and Galician. Sorry for the inconvenience.
26/06/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Silleda
“Romaría do Rapaz,” classified as unique in Galicia and Spain, stands out due to the fact that 90% of its organization is carried out by children, from 4 to 12 years old. It also stands out due to the place where it is held, a natural setting of particular beauty, a ...
01/07/2016 - 04/07/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: A Estrada
Declared a Festival of International Tourist Interest in 2007, A Rapa de Sabucedo is organised in the same way as the last five centuries.
02/07/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Touro
The pilgrimage and local holiday in honour of St. Isabel are held in the Municipality of Touro on the first Saturday in July. The festivities include solemn mass and a picnic featuring Galician-style octopus.
03/07/2016
Área de Recreo de Agronovo
Very close to Santiago: Vedra
A characteristic festival beside the River Ulla, in the Agronovo Recreational Area (Vedra). A chub fishing competition is held at the same time.
03/07/2016
Very close to Santiago: Touro
Every first Sunday in July, the parish of Loxo holds its pilgrimage and local holiday in honour of St. Sebastian. It is a popular festivity that includes solemn mass. The festive day ends with a picnic featuring Galician-style octopus.
08/07/2016
Very close to Santiago: Silleda
Since 1999, the town of Silleda has held this festival promoting ham foreleg, one of the area’s characteristic products.
16/07/2016
10:00 | Capilla del Carmen
Very close to Santiago: Melide
On July 16, Melide celebrates the feast of El Carmen with a lot of emotion and devotion for the Saint, even though it is not a coastal town.
17/07/2016
08:00
Santiago de Compostela
Very close to Santiago: Trazo
The Chaián Chub Festival reaches its 42th year in 2016 and includes the now-traditional cyprinid fishing competition, as well as a popular gastronomy festival and subsequent dance.
24/07/2016 - 25/07/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Padrón
A popular festival held on July 24 and 25, being closely linked to the Jacobean tradition and the figure of the Apostle James. It is held around a chapel of the same name and several crags that, according to tradition, were the place chosen by the Apostle James to preach among the local...
29/07/2016 - 31/07/2016
22:00
Very close to Santiago: Silleda
Every year more than 1,500 people gather to savour the biggest paella made in Galicia with 1,000 kg of rice. The festival started in 2001 and has already been consolidated as an important event in the Municipality of Silleda’s festive calendar.
04/08/2016 - 06/08/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Val do Dubra
From 1984 to date, every first weekend in August, the Municipality of Val do Dubra pays tribute to its residents who have emigrated and its visitors.
05/08/2016 - 07/08/2016
Very close to Santiago: Silleda
05/08/2016
12:00
Very close to Santiago: Silleda
This is a very popular festival that is well established in the Municipality of Silleda’scalendar. Every year, more than 10,000 people gather together to savour around 2,000 portions of omelette and 1,000 litres of wine free of charge. The festival began to be held in 1989, reaching...
05/08/2016
12:00
Very close to Santiago: Touro
The Municipality of Touro takes advantage of its traditional festival on the 5th to pay tribute to its residents that have emigrated to other regions and countries, and who come home in August to spend their holidays with the family.
06/08/2016 - 07/08/2016
09:00
Very close to Santiago: O Pino
The “Festa do Galo Piñeiro e Mostra Cabalar,” declared a Festival of Galician Tourist Interest in 2010, is held every year on the first weekend in August in the village of Pedrouzo (Arca).
06/08/2016
10:30
Very close to Santiago: Padrón
The gastronomy festival par excellence in the municipality of Padrón, held on the first Saturday in August in the parish of Herbón. It started in 1978 and is now classified as a Festival of Galician Tourist Interest.
12/08/2016 - 20/08/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Melide
The local holiday in honour of San Roque that is held in Melide in August. 
14/08/2016 - 16/08/2016
Very close to Santiago: Lalín
Festival featuring the promotion and tasting of ham, which is held on August 14 in the parish of Bermés (Lalín) and will reach its 16th year in 2014. Cured and roast ham is served, along with bread and wine.

Music

19/08/2016
Very close to Santiago: Silleda

Fiestas

20/08/2016
Very close to Santiago: Silleda
A gastronomy event declared a Galician Tourist Festival in 1999. The festival has been held since 1974 and is one of the most popular in Galicia. It stands out as the first in promoting such a typically Galician product, and due to the singularity of the events organised by the Association...
20/08/2016
10:00 | Museo etnográfico Casa do Patrón
Very close to Santiago: Lalín
The museum ‘Casa do Patrón’ organizes the traditional festivity ‘Fiesta de la Malla’, an event that recreates one of the hardest agricultural works of the summer. 
11/09/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Melide
San Caralampio is held in Melide on the second Sunday in September. This festival, also known as the Festival of the Drunks, has Bacchus reminiscences and is devoted to wine.
18/09/2016 - 19/09/2016
Área recreativa de A Saleta
Very close to Santiago: Silleda
23/09/2016 - 27/09/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Lalín
Lalín’s feast day is held on the first Sunday after September 18th in honour of Our Lady of Sorrows. The festivities last for 5 days, since Monday and Tuesday are local holidays.
23/09/2016
22:00
Very close to Santiago: Silleda
Info available in Spanish and Galician. Sorry for the inconvenience.
09/10/2016
10:00
Very close to Santiago: Touro
The Pilgrimage to San Breixo, in the Municipality of Touro, includes a religious celebration featuring solemn mass followed by an open-air fiesta with tasting of Galician-style octopus. Different musical performances and other festive activities are held throughout the day.
29/10/2016
20:00
Very close to Santiago: Silleda
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05/11/2016
09:00
Very close to Santiago: Touro
Like the 5th of every month, the Municipality of Touro holds its local market, but on this occasion it is devoted especially to chestnuts.
04/12/2016
14:00
Very close to Santiago: A Estrada
Info available in Spanish and Galician. Sorry for the inconvenience.
24/12/2016 - 31/01/2016
12:00
Very close to Santiago: Arzúa
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05/01/2017
09:00
Very close to Santiago: Touro
Like the 5th of every month, the Municipality of Touro holds its local market, but on this occasion it is devoted especially to the festivity of Epiphany. On such a special day for children, visitors can enjoy a Nativity Scene featuring real people, to which the Three Wise Men will come...
05/02/2017 - 05/03/2017
10:00
Santiago de Compostela
Very close to Santiago: Boqueixón, A Estrada, Silleda, Touro, Vedra, Vila de Cruces
The “Xenerais da Ulla” is the most outstanding feature of the Ulla region’s traditional Carnival. It has been held in the surroundings of Santiago since the first half of the 19th century: the “Xenerais” (generals) ride on horseback, dressed in colourful...
05/03/2017
13:00
Very close to Santiago: Boqueixón
An event declared a Festival of Galician Tourist Interest that receives an important number of visitors from all over Galicia every year. This festival was one of the first “filloa” (crepe) festivals held in Galicia, being centred on an exclusively Galician product, just like ...

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