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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Annual from 1 October, 2022

Annual

15/07/2022 - 15/05/2023
Auditorio de Galicia
50 concerts make up this season's programme: 32 of them in Santiago de Compostela and 18 in the rest of Galicia. Escoitar o mundo' offers a varied programme full of projects, such as didactic proposals, a very interesting collaboration with the Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de...

Fiestas

04/02/2023 - 19/02/2023
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...

Cinema

27/03/2023 - 01/04/2023
Museo do Pobo Galego
The International Ethnographic Film Festival of the Museo do Pobo Galego aims to present recent audiovisual works in the field of ethnography and visual anthropology. The screenings take place in the Museo do Pobo Galego, the Salón Teatro and the Teatro Principal.

Theatre

01/05/2023 - 07/05/2023
In the Mostra de Teatro Universitario de Galicia, works from the three Galician universities will be presented at the Teatro Principal and at the Roberto Vidal Bolaño theater. +Info

Annual

01/06/2023 - 11/06/2023
Teatro Principal
Atlántica, Festival Internacional de Narración Oral, was born in 2013 with headquarters in Santiago de Compostela with a clear vocation of being an encounter of voices and stories with an atlanticist profile and now it is sailing all over Galicia.
12/06/2023 - 14/06/2023
Salón Teatro
Agadic organizes this Galician performing arts market festival. Through a selection of recently produced shows and a programme of parallel activities, this initiative takes the pulse of the current situation of the sector in Galicia. At the same time, it provides its professionals with a...

Festival

Free
01/08/2023 - 31/08/2023
During the month of August, dance, circus, theatre, poetry, music, heritage, visual arts and much more in the streets of Compostela. All the programme at compostelacultura.gal

Theatre

02/09/2023 - 23/09/2023
Teatro Principal
Amateur theatre The Agustín Magán Festival was born in 2001 with the purpose of promoting the best theatrical productions of the amateur federated companies. The works that participate each year, in total 6, are selected by a jury and represent the most interesting proposals of...

Music

07/09/2023 - 10/09/2023
The WOS Festival is an annual indoor event that takes place in September in different spaces of high heritage value in Santiago de Compostela. The festival presents a broad multidisciplinary programme with a focus on electronic and avant-garde music, visual arts, film, installations, ...

Annual

30/09/2023 - 08/10/2023
During its official week, the competition 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, as well street screenings during summer.
07/10/2023 - 15/10/2023
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.
23/10/2023 - 27/10/2023
NOTE: Estimated dates for 2023 The Araguaney Foundation organizes this Arab cinema exhibition in Santiago de Compostela. Its main objective is to present the current situation of the Arab audiovisual industry and to offer a starting point for the discovery of this rich world that, even today,...

Gastronomy

26/10/2023 - 12/11/2023
Compostela is the perfect city for going out for a drink and tapas, especially with the “Santiago(é)Tapas” Competition. Participants follow several routes of bars and restaurants, trying traditional and creative creations at an attractive price, to choose and vote for their...

Annual

02/11/2023 - 05/11/2023
The Encounter of Compostela Illustrated Travel Journals, was created in 2016 by El Patito Editorial and the direction of Miguelanxo Prado, as a winter event in the city of Santiago, open to artists from all over the world. It takes place during the second weekend of November, and its purpose is...

Cinema

06/11/2023 - 22/11/2023
Teatro Principal
Festival held since 1988 throughout the entire month of November. Aimed exclusively at cinema buffs, it reviews the season’s best non-commercial cinema. Not to be missed in order to savour the city’s cultural atmosphere. +Info