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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

27/10/2018
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura organizes one more year its autumn party, this time with the performance of Xosé Lois Romero. This renowned musician will perform in the Magosto no Gaiás accompanied by Aliboria, a percussion group that reinvents the popular songs and rhythms of Galicia,...
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...

For children

25/08/2018
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura invites you to travel to dream worlds, incredible characters and impossible shapes in a new edition of the Cidade Imaxinaria festival, a whole Saturday afternoon in the open-air family with shows, games and workshops that fill all the corners of Gaiás with magic and...
06/10/2018
Centro Abanca Obra Social
How an idea of a Music School for Kids helped me to rediscover the world and to start shaping the future. Learn how to play music in a band with fruits and vegetables instead of ordinary music instruments. No musical background needed
26/10/2018
17:45 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
MUPEGA begins the 2018-19 school year with a Samain workshop. With a ghostly atmosphere, we will hold a fun workshop where children will let their creativity and imagination run wild.
27/10/2018
11:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This workshop, given by professors of the ESTALMAT Galicia program of the Faculty of Mathematics of the USC, aims to discover and initiate students in the world of a geometry very present in nature and science, fractal geometry.  Thanks to this geometry, we will construct and analyze...
23/11/2018
17:00 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Looking ahead to next year, MUPEGA is organizing a papyroflexia workshop where the children will build a calendar in the shape of a polyhedron. For the realization of the activity it is necessary to be skillful and precise folding the paper since, if the pieces are not made well, it is...
30/11/2018
18:30 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
The activity will be led by research staff from the USC Observatory who will show the participants the Stellarium, a free software program for planetary simulation and available for the main operating systems. Stellarium operates by simulating the spherical view of the sky in all directions on...
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.
15/12/2018
11:30 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
During the months of October to December, the Museo das Peregrinacións e de Santiago launches a programme of activities to turn the Museum into a cultural meeting place for all audiences, with special attention to the youngest and their family environment.
22/12/2018 - 04/01/2019
Salón Teatro
For the third consecutive year, the Centro Dramático Galego is committed to the creation of new audiences, paying special attention to the smallest and most demanding spectators. Taking advantage of the fact that girls and boys have more time at Christmas, this cycle offers some of the...
22/12/2018
11:30 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
During the months of October to December, the Museo das Peregrinacións e de Santiago launches a programme of activities to turn the Museum into a cultural meeting place for all audiences, with special attention to the youngest and their family environment.
22/12/2018
Auditorio de Galicia
A day of activities for families who want to socialize children in Galician language (recommended age 0-6). Music, stories, dance, workshops, talks and entertainment spaces. Admission is free and until the full capacity of each space.
30/01/2019
18:30 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Workshop in charge of Mekané, to celebrate the Illustration Day. We will learn about the work of monks in a medieval Scriptorium as copyists of manuscripts. We will also talk about the making of parchments, ink, even the copyists' benches. We will study the illumination of the texts, the...

Fairs

12/10/2018 - 14/10/2018
Plaza de Cervantes
The Compostela Monumental Association organises the Pilgrim's Fair, to make the monumental area more dynamic on low-intensity dates for shops and restaurants, and to provide the neighbourhood's residents with festive days full of activities for everyone.  During the three days...

Courses and workshops

13/10/2018
12:00 | CIAC: Centro de Interpretación Ambiental de Compostela
October 2nd is World Habitat Day, and CIAC wants to think on the state of our towns and cities and what impacts our daily actions have on our environment and especially on aquatic ecosystems. With this workshop we will analyze what impacts we generate with the products we use to clean the...

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. 

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  

Cultural centres

11/09/2018 - 15/09/2018
CSC de Conxo
The Civic Centre of Conxo will celebrate its Cultural Week from Tuesday 11 to Saturday 15, with activities every afternoon and for different audiences. One of the most striking appointments will be on the first day, with the descent of Torrente Street in soapbox. Guided tours, popular...

Exhibitions

05/12/2018 - 05/01/2019
During the Christmas holidays, art will take the street as an exhibition space. The creations, in the different disciplines (painting, sculpture, photography and installations), will be exhibited in 100 shops in the commercial area of the Ensanche.  Local, national and international...