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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

01/08/2018 - 26/08/2018
Feito a Man is a street event organized by A.C. Cidade Vella. It aims to create synergies between the unusual spaces of the city of Compostela and musical creation.
17/10/2018
20:30 | Sala Capitol
The jewel of British indie, Anna Calvi, presents her most visceral and cathartic work to date, "Hunter". A sincere and raw LP, where the soloist's voice compared to PJ Harvey or Patti Smith takes a step forward in her career, reaffirming herself as one of the most personal and promising artists...
19/10/2018 - 27/12/2018
Sala Capitol
The Outono Códax Festival is back in the eighth edition of the Galician black music festival. And it will do so, once again, bringing the best of the genre to Galicia through its usual format, a cycle of four great concerts in which it will combine the most select sounds of soul,...
26/10/2018
21:00 | Multiusos Fontes do Sar
Compostela is one of the cities chosen by Tribalistas for their European tour, which will also take them to Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Switzerland and Italy. The trio formed by Marisa Monte, Arnaldo Antunes and Carlinhos Brown returns fifteen years after selling three...
11/04/2019 - 20/04/2019
From April 11 to 20, the fourth edition of the cycle 'De lugares e órganos' with concerts, itineraries to discover the  heritage,  projections and conversations with artists is celebrated. +Info      
13/04/2019
21:00 | Sala Capitol
'Familia Caamagno' presents their new album 'Había que intentalo' with a concert in the Sala Capitol in which 'Oh Ayatollah' will also participate. +Info
01/08/2019 - 21/08/2019
'Feito a Man' is a live music festival on the terraces and squares of the old area of ​​Santiago de Compostela that takes place during the month of August free of charge for the public.   +Info
14/08/2019 - 17/08/2019
21:00 | 07. Monasterio de San Martiño Pinario
Directed by Mtro. Vicent Alberola (Benifairó - Valencia, 1970), on August 14 and 17, the opera “El Barbero de Sevilla” by Gioachino Rossini (Pesaro 1792 - Paris 1868) will be performed at the Church of San Martín Pinario.
04/09/2019
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
notiNHas 04-09: *19:30h-21h: DJ Fixemberg *21h: Concert - Selvática (Pop. Post-Punk. Tropic. Galicia) *Guest chef: Álvaro Víctoriano -  Peculiar (A Coruña) The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers melodies and...
08/09/2019 - 08/08/2019
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Eels + Chaos Chaos arrives at the 'Auditorio de Galicia' on September 8. + Info
11/09/2019 - 15/09/2019
WOS Festival x SON Estrella Galicia has been held every September, for six years now, gathering a dozen exceptional locations in the city of Santiago de Compostela, all within walking distance from the cathedral, in a historic district protected as a World Heritage Site.  The locations...
06/10/2019
20:00 | Auditorio Abanca
RevolveR goes on the road to present his new disc: Basic4. Tour that will pass through the ABANCA Auditorium of Santiago de Compostela on October 6! +Info
18/10/2019
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
notiNHas 18-10: *19:30h-21h: DJ Manuele Caamagno *21h: Concert - Los Bengala (Rock&Roll felino. Garage. Aragón) *Guest chef: Juan Crujeiras - Bido (A Coruña)   The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers melodies and savories during...
15/11/2019 - 15/06/2019
20:30 | Palacio de Congresos e Exposicións de Galicia
Aída, Verdi´s Opera, arrives at the Congress Palace of Santiago de Compostela on November 15 at 8:30 pm. +Info

Dance

24/10/2019
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
The work takes place between love and magic, linking the eternal struggle of good and evil. +Info    

Theatre

15/11/2018
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
‘¿Quién es el señor Schmitt?, a kind of unusual play. What begins as a surprising comedy suddenly turns into a thriller of suspense, to end up caressing the drama and even, finally, the tragedy. And all watered by the waters of the absurd. An absurdity that emanates...

Shows

22/08/2019
19:30 | Plaza de la Quintana
Four trapeze artists, a bar and a flying trapeze structure. Cast: Abraham Pavon, Rossina Castelli, Jesus Aragoneses and Luis Boza +Info  
13/09/2019
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
The show 'Raulidad Virtual' arrives to ABANCA, when reality imitates fiction, by Raúl Pérez. +Info
21/09/2019
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
'#Lodelarisa' arrives in Galicia for the first time and will be played by: Santi Millán, David Amor and Javi Sancho. +Info
27/09/2019
21:00 | Auditorio Abanca
'Infarto. No vayas a la luz!' A whole show, a way to make fun of death and his oath to enjoy this second chance that fell from heaven. +Info
08/11/2019
21:00 | Auditorio Abanca
Miguel Maldonado and Facu Díaz return to the road with a new comedy show that gathers and expands the alternative and critical spirit which they have been working together for more than five years. +Info    
17/11/2019
19:30 | Auditorio Abanca
Two of the most prominent members of LA RESISTENCIA, the director Ricardo Castella and the musician Grison Beatbox, visit us and join us for the first time on stage, outside the #cero de movistar + program. Unique show, which will mix the best comedy and the best music. +Info    

For children

24/08/2019
16:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
A new edition of 'Cidade Imaxinaria' arrives to the City of Culture. +Info  

Fairs

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

29/09/2018 - 07/10/2018
Teatro Principal
Curtocircuíto - International Film Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2018, maintaining its spirit of exploration without forgetting the well-deserved celebrations. In this way, the search for new cinematographic forms and languages in world cinema is maintained while the...

Cinema

28/09/2019 - 06/10/2019
16th International Film Festival CURTOCIRCUITO 2019 During its official week, the festival screens and awards prizes to short films in the following categories: 'Radar', 'Explora', 'Penínsulas' and 'Planeta GZ'. The programme also features master classes, concerts and gatherings,...

Fiestas

05/04/2019 - 08/04/2019
From 5 to 8 April The ’romería’ of San Lázaro, a neighbourhood situated at the entrance of the city, on the Way of St. James, is both religious and gastronomic. The patron saint is honoured with a mass and a procession, in addition to an ancient tradition in...
29/05/2019 - 02/06/2019
Celebration of the Ascensión festive celebrations. The programme includes a wide range of musical styles, activities for young a lot of attractions in the Alameda. In 2019 Compostela will celebrate the Feast of the Ascension from May 29 to June 2, with a program designed for a diverse...
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. 

Summer in the city

21/06/2019
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The City of Culture program more than 100 activities for the summer. +Info  

Exhibitions

05/10/2018 - 03/03/2019
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This exhibition pays homage to the role of the teachers of the Second Republic and exhibits for the first time in Galicia the iconic work 'A derradeira leición do mestre', considered the 'Galician Guernica'. In this way, this exhibition project focuses on recreating the situation of ...
07/11/2018 - 03/03/2019
Museo do Pobo Galego
Seventy years after Castelao's historical allocution in Buenos Aires, the Consello da Cultura Galega organizes an innovative tribute with a multimedia narrative based on the exploration and participant observation of the best piece of oratory written in Galician. Through the combination of...
12/04/2019 - 08/09/2019
Museo Centro Gaiás
Exhibition that allows to contemplate the evolution and survival of the tradition in basketry, ceramics and jewelry of Galicia. +Info
22/07/2019 - 30/09/2019
12:00 | Fundación Torrente Ballester
Exhibition organized by the Royal Galician Academy of Fine Arts and the Gonzalo Torrente Ballester Foundation, with the collaboration of the Cervantes Institute and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the support of Tourism of Galicia - Xunta de Galicia. This exhibition is part of an...
21/08/2019 - 01/09/2019
20:30 | DIDAC (DARDO Instituto do Deseño e das Artes Contemporáneas)
This Wednesday, August 21 at 8:00 p.m. The DIDAC Foundation opens the season with the exhibition: Terra rara by the Portuguese artist Hugo de Almeida Pinho. During the inauguration, at 8:30 p.m. the Nature Fictions performance will take place. +info  

Annual

20/12/2015 - 28/12/2015
Teatro Principal
A festival is held every year around Christmastime, featuring a lyrical programme of classical Spanish zarzuelas, musicals and operetas by renowned interpreters. Organiser: Concello de Santiago / Asoc. Galega da Lírica Teresa Berganza.    
10/09/2019 - 24/09/2019
Teatro Principal
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019.  Outstanding lied singers from all over the world give recitals along with the pianist and festival organiser Roger Vignoles. Each year deals with a central theme, giving rise to specialised conferences on the genre. Organizer:...
12/10/2019 - 20/10/2019
NOTE. This information, is the expected 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...