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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

Free
19/10/2018
20:00 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
noitiNHas MUSIC is a new series of concerts in the Galician capital that unites music with gastronomy. The roof of the NH Collection Santiago Hotel will offer free monthly performances by some of the most outstanding bands from the independent Galician, national and international music...

Fairs

01/12/2018 - 05/01/2019
Crafts, design and activities for all audiences in Carreira do Conde.
28/04/2019 - 05/05/2019
Parque de la Alameda
Annual fair that is held in the city’s most emblematic park, where you can find bargains in a great variety of publications, including books about Santiago and Galicia. Numerous activities, which vary from day to day, are held in connection with the book fair. At the Book Fair there...

Festival

12/10/2019 - 20/10/2019
Puppeteers from several countries present their singular productions. Children’s shows, outdoor performances and evening shows. And also round tables, exhibitions and workshops… an entire range of activities related to puppets.

Celebrations

13/12/2018 - 06/01/2019
Christmas arrives in Compostela with a programme full of activities included in the attached publication. The ice rink and the Carreira do Conde market are joined by the Bosque dos Xogos in the Praza do Obradoiro, which this year has slides, tunnels and popular games for children and the...
16/02/2019
19:00
The parish of Castiñeiriño in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
23/02/2019
19:00
The parish of Marrozos in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
24/02/2019
19:00
The parish of Angrois in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
02/03/2019
18:30
The parish of Aríns in Santiago de Compostela celebrates on march 2 its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance..

Sport

28/10/2018
10:00 | Avenida de Xoán XXIII
The Popular Pedestrian Race of Santiago celebrates its 41st edition. On Xoán XXIII Avenue, the start will be given to this classic race that will run through the city until finishing at Praza do Obradoiro.
30/11/2018 - 27/01/2019
Parque de la Alameda
The ice skating rink returns to the Alameda de Compostela like every Christmas to delight young and old alike. + info

Fiestas

21/06/2019 - 24/06/2019
The neighbourhoods of Compostela join in the celebration of the San Xoán festivities, offering a wide range of activities for everyone.
21/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
Plaza de Mazarelos
While St. John’s Bonfire Night is taking place, Santiago hosts a festival, for the fourth year in a row, with a artisan market and a program  with a wide range of activities and workshops to highlight the Galician traditions of this time of year, marked by the summer solstice. 

Guided visits

20/10/2018
11:00 | CIAC: Centro de Interpretación Ambiental de Compostela
Our city has a natural environment that stands out, as in the case of Brañas del Sar for its ecological value. We will accompany the water in its route from the Brañas to the river Sar knowing and recognizing its natural values, its traditional uses and other curiosities...

Exhibitions

24/05/2018 - 21/10/2018
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Artistic interventions in nature mark a key trend in contemporary art from the mid-twentieth century to the present day: the work of art beyond the museum's spatial framework. In this field of art's relationship with the territory, the Cidade da Cultura de Galicia wants to give greater...
16/11/2018 - 02/12/2018
Avenida de Xoán XXIII
This exhibition is organized by the Consorcio das Mariñas, as an activity of the Ruta do Impresionismo das Mariñas that focuses on the figure of the painter Francisco Llorens. The aim of this Route is to disseminate the work of Llorens and to make known the natural and cultural...

Religious

16/04/2019
22:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
Tuesday, April, 16 2019: PROCESIÓN OF 'LA ORACIÓN DEL HUERTO Y PRENDIMIENTO' (THE PRAYER IN THE GARDEN AND ARREST OF JESUS)  Franciscan Brotherhood of 'La Veracruz'
17/04/2019
23:00 | Convento, Iglesia y Colegio de las Huérfanas
Wednesday, April, 17 2019: PROCESSION OF 'LOS ESTUDIANTES'  Brotherhood of 'Stmo. Cristo de la Misericordia, Nuestro Padre Jesús de la Esperanza y Nuestra Señora de los Remedios'
18/04/2019
23:30 | Convento e Iglesia de Santo Agostiño
Maundy Thursday, April, 18 2019: PROCESSION OF 'JESÚS FLAGELADO' Brotherhood of 'Nuestro Padre Jesús Flagelado'
18/04/2019
19:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
Maundy Thursday (Thursday, April 18, 2019): PROCESSION OF 'LA ÚLTIMA CENA DEL SALVADOR' Franciscan Brotherhood of 'La Veracruz'
19/04/2019
23:00 | Iglesia de Santa María Salomé
Good Friday (Friday, April, 19 2019): PROCESSION OF 'LA VIRGEN DE LA SOLEDAD' Brotherhood: Cofradía de la Virgen de la Soledad
19/04/2019
20:00 | Iglesia y Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval
Good Friday (Friday, April, 19 2019): PROCESSION OF 'EL SANTO ENTIERRO' (BURIAL OF JESUS) Brotherhood: Cofradía Numeraria del Rosario
19/04/2019
18:00 | Iglesia da Nosa Señora da Angustia
Good Friday (Friday, April, 19 2019): PROCESSION OF 'LA QUINTA ANGUSTIA' Brotherhood of 'Nuestra Señora de la Quinta Angustia'
19/04/2019
10:30 | Iglesia de San Miguel dos Agros
Good Friday (Friday, April, 19 2019): PROCESSION OF THE HOLY ENCOUNTER Brotherhood of 'Noso Pai Xesús Nazareno e a Santísima Virxe das Dores'
20/04/2019
20:00
Holy Saturday (Saturday, April, 20 2019): PROCESSION OF 'LOS HERMANOS' Brotherhood of 'Cristo de la Unción y Nuestra Señora de la Serenidad'
21/04/2019
10:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
Sunday, April 21, 2019: PROCESSION OF 'EL CRISTO RESUCITADO' Franciscan Brotherhood of 'La Veracruz'
28/04/2019
11:00 | Convento de clausura de Nuestra Señora de la Merced
Dominica in Albis (Sunday, April 28, 2019): PROCESSION OF 'EL CRISTO DE LA PACIENCIA'  Brotherhood of 'El Cristo de la Paciencia'

Annual

22/07/2011 - 26/07/2011
00:00
Folk music from Galicia –Celtic- and the rest of the world. Roots and tradition, innovation and experimentation come together in the city squares. Organizer: Concello de Santiago.  
17/05/2019 - 02/06/2019
Parque de la Alameda
Recent publications at bargain prices, decades- and even centuries-old books, documents about Santiago and Galicia… A good excuse for visiting one of the city’s best parks in spring.
12/10/2019 - 20/10/2019
NOTE. This information is for the year 2019. Puppeteers from several countries present their singular productions. Children’s shows, outdoor performances and evening shows. And also round tables, exhibitions and workshops… an entire range of activities related to...