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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

14/12/2018 - 15/12/2018
19:30 | Iglesia de As Ánimas
The Choirs of Compostela join forces for another year to offer two musical evenings. The voluntary entrance will be a donation for the maintenance of the Economic Kitchen and the hostel of San Francisco.
18/12/2018
21:00 | Sala Capitol
Since 1996 the big family of Paluso celebrates its traditional Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas's lunch free and open to anyone who wants to share these dates with the largest family in Compostela. And one more year, the friends of the Coro da Ra bring us a supportive night not to lose,...
28/12/2018
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The concert by the Municipal Band of Music of Santiago on the occasion of the Christmas celebrations will count on the voices of the Cantorum Compostellana Coniunctio.
02/01/2019 - 04/01/2019
The civic centres of Romaño, Fontiñas and O Ensanche will be the setting for an activity included in the Christmas programme, which the City Council is launching in collaboration with the Muiñeiros do Sarela Association. This is a cycle of Tavern Songs, which includes...
03/01/2019
19:30 | Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
The Cardinal Quiroga Choir of the Cathedral of Santiago offers a Christmas concert in favor of Manos Unidas in the Church of the University.
04/01/2019
20:30 | Teatro Principal
Under the title Noites en Viena! (Noites in Vienna!), the programme, very typical of these festive dates, will allow you to take a tour of the most popular waltzes and polkas of the Strauss family, under the baton of Paul Daniel.

Shows

Free
17/12/2018 - 23/12/2018
Ten circus, dance, music and theatre shows on six different stages. It is the proposal of the Department of Cultural Action of the City of Compostela in the program FestAlegre, which will take place in the week of 17 to 23 December.
22/12/2018 - 13/01/2019
18:00 | Salgueiriños
Circo Evolution is a magical show with choreographers, artistic direction and an incomparable soundtrack. This Christmas they arrive in Santiago de Compostela to present their new show Imaginatio.

For children

06/12/2018 - 09/12/2018
Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Galicia
Once again this year, the Palacio de Congresos opens its doors to host a new edition of Divernadal, an event conceived for children to enjoy during the evenings of December's bank holiday.  Free play is accompanied by materials and resources selected on the basis of functional,...
12/12/2018 - 21/12/2018
Centro Sociocultural O Ensanche
12/12/2018 - 04/01/2019
The magical character of the old charcoal maker who, on the night of the 24th of Christmas, descends from the Courel mountains to bring him closer to the chestnut children and good wishes, will visit Compostela, will walk through the neighbourhoods and parishes and, on the afternoon of the 21st...
14/12/2018
17:30 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Once again this year the Mupega celebrates Christmas with a fun activity that will consist of creating and decorating a Christmas tree for the museum. Activity for children from 6 to 10 years old.
14/12/2018 - 06/01/2019
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade do Nadal do Gaiás opens its doors on the afternoon of 14 December with the lighting of the outdoor lighting which, inspired by a star-laden sky, will guide visitors to the Museo Centro Gaiás. Once inside the museum, we will be immersed in a stage full of light and...
15/12/2018 - 16/12/2018
Recinto Ferial de Amio
It opens at the Recinto Ferial de Amio Santiago Park, an amusement park organized by the International Fair of Galicia ABANCA, and has a wide variety of attractions, including a grasshopper, sliders, inflatables, jungle, worm, mini scalextric, children's bull, sweeper and track cars. To them...
22/12/2018 - 23/12/2018
Recinto Ferial de Amio
It opens at the Recinto Ferial de Amio Santiago Park, an amusement park organized by the International Fair of Galicia ABANCA, and has a wide variety of attractions, including a grasshopper, sliders, inflatables, jungle, worm, mini scalextric, children's bull, sweeper and track cars. To them...
22/12/2018 - 29/12/2018
Sede SGAE/Fundación Autor
This Christmas, the SGAE Foundation has reserved a cycle of puppets for children and their families.
26/12/2018 - 30/12/2018
Recinto Ferial de Amio
It opens at the Recinto Ferial de Amio Santiago Park, an amusement park organized by the International Fair of Galicia ABANCA, and has a wide variety of attractions, including a grasshopper, sliders, inflatables, jungle, worm, mini scalextric, children's bull, sweeper and track cars. To them...
02/01/2019 - 04/01/2019
Recinto Ferial de Amio
It opens at the Recinto Ferial de Amio Santiago Park, an amusement park organized by the International Fair of Galicia ABANCA, and has a wide variety of attractions, including a grasshopper, sliders, inflatables, jungle, worm, mini scalextric, children's bull, sweeper and track cars. To them...
04/01/2019
17:30 | Auditorio Abanca
With the collaboration of the foundation Crecer Jugando and its campaing un juguete una ilusión, RNE, the campaign Juega y Recicla, the National Association of Toy Manufacturers and Injusa, arrives NAVILAND: el lugar dónde viven los Reyes Magos: A show where the children will be...
06/01/2019 - 07/01/2019
Recinto Ferial de Amio
It opens at the Recinto Ferial de Amio Santiago Park, an amusement park organized by the International Fair of Galicia ABANCA, and has a wide variety of attractions, including a grasshopper, sliders, inflatables, jungle, worm, mini scalextric, children's bull, sweeper and track cars. To them...

Fairs

01/12/2018 - 05/01/2019
Crafts, design and activities for all audiences in Carreira do Conde.
14/12/2018 - 16/12/2018
Museo do Pobo Galego
The originality and talent have their own appointment, the Mercado da Estrela, a multidisciplinary space that in addition to the creative fair, in which the creators and entrepreneurs from Galicia present their products in the cloister of the Museo do Pobo Galego, Zona C and the Casa do...

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...
05/01/2019
18:00 | Estación de Tren de Santiago de Compostela
A viaxe das marabillas is the motto chosen for the The Magi parade. The Three Wise Men will arrive on this occasion accompanied by the characters from Lewis Carrol's tale Alice in Wonderland: Alice, the crazy sombreireiro, the queen of hearts, the rabbit... They will occupy one of the six...

Sport

26/11/2018 - 05/01/2019
Área Central
The star activity this Christmas in the Central Area is the largest natural ice rink in Galicia installed in the Plaza de Europa, with its 1,200 square meters covered with a large tent.  
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

Others

01/12/2018 - 06/12/2018
Parque de la Alameda
As has become customary in recent years, the sculptures of the Alameda -As Marías, Valle-Inclán, A Leiteira and Rosalía de Castro- will be illuminated throughout the month of December to wish all visitors and locals a Merry Christmas.
01/12/2018 - 05/01/2019
Iglesia de San Fiz de Solovio
This Nativity Scene is composed by more than 200 hand-made figures of clay and painted canvas. The figures are in movement, as well as the river and lighting, representing different scenes. The scenes are repeated every 4 minutes, simulating the day and night by the illumination and movement.

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