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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

20/06/2021
12:30
The Fundación SGAE in Galicia presents the ACENTO cycle, two days of concerts with the Galician language as a vehicle for artistic expression.
21/06/2021
20:00
The Fundación SGAE in Galicia presents the ACENTO cycle, two days of concerts with the Galician language as a vehicle for artistic expression.
24/06/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Praterías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
08/07/2021 - 27/08/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
08/07/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Praterías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
14/07/2021 - 08/08/2021
Monte do Gozo
O Son Do Camiño returns this year to Monte do Gozo in the form of a series of concerts. 11 performances complete an impressive line-up that will undoubtedly serve to warm up the engines for O Son do Camiño 2022.
21/07/2021
21:30 | Plaza del Obradoiro
Luz Casal is one of the most renowned artists on the music scene in Spain and internationally. On 21 July, at 21.30, she will join her voice to the instruments of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia, conducted by Paul Daniel, in what will be a suggestive musical experience. The Praza do...
25/07/2021
21:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
29/07/2021
19:30 | Plaza de Platerías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
31/07/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Platerías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
31/07/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Platerías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
09/09/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Praterías
New concert of the summer cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
16/09/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Praterías
New concert of the summer cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    

Dance

03/08/2021
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
09/08/2021
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
16/08/2021
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
17/08/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Mazarelos
23/08/2021
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
30/08/2021
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval

Theatre

Shows

04/08/2021 - 08/08/2021
23:00 | Zona "C"
The façade of the old Town Hall in Plaza de Cervantes will be the canvas on which Roi Fernández (A Coruña, 1979) will trace, through different abstract compositions, the building's traces over the centuries from its origin as the Town Hall to the current Zona C. Cultural...
05/08/2021
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
12/08/2021
20:00 | Parque de la Alameda
19/08/2021
20:00 | Parque de la Alameda
26/08/2021
20:00 | Parque de la Alameda
31/08/2021
20:00 | CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
31/12/2021
18:30 | Plaza de A Quintana
Live, from the Plaza de A Quintana in Santiago de Compostela, on December 31 from 6.15 p.m., we will welcome the second Xacobeo Year 2021-2002 with a videomapping show and performances by Carlos Núñez and  Banda de Gaitas de Pontevedra.

For children

02/08/2021 - 03/09/2021
11:30
Open activities organized by Xandobela to play, know,  discover, share, and, finally, to recover the street as play space and meeting for children.
03/08/2021
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
10/08/2021
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
17/08/2021
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
24/08/2021
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
31/08/2021
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval

Others

03/12/2021 - 09/01/2022
Casa da Conga
People who cross the Praza da Quintana at dusk during the Christmas season will receive a very special greeting from 9 Galician illustration professionals.

Fairs

03/07/2021 - 04/07/2021
Pazo de San Lourenzo de Trasouto
10/09/2021 - 19/09/2021
Praza da Quintana
The Compostela Book Week is the result of collaborative work between the Santiago City Council and the Compostela Book Table. It was born last year, 2017, with the aim of meeting the demands and needs of booksellers and publishers in the Galician capital, and with the challenge of going one...
03/12/2021 - 05/01/2022
As every year, locals and visitors can do their Christmas shopping at the 70 stalls of decoration, gourmet food and crafts (jewellery, wood, ceramics, glass, leather, toys, textiles, original watering can, design ...) of the market in addition to the wide range of local shops in the ...

Festival

21/06/2021 - 10/07/2021
Throughout the months of June and July, the USC develops its performing arts festival, with an extensive program that includes dance, music and theater. USCénica 2021 will take place between 21 and 10 July, with continuous programming from Wednesday to Saturday in the Roberto Vidal...
01/07/2021 - 15/08/2021
Auditorio de Galicia
From 1 July to 15 August, Compostela Cultura and Colectivo Colapso propose a new cultural experience with concerts, creation laboratories, circular listening and routes around sound.
01/08/2021 - 31/08/2021
06/08/2021 - 09/09/2021
Monte do Gozo
Monte do Gozo becomes this summer the place of cultural and leisure reference through the festival Go!Go!Zo! Xacobeo 21-22 festival, offering a complete cultural programme designed for all ages and tastes. It has an average of 3 to 4 activities per week, both in the afternoon and evening. The...
11/08/2021 - 19/08/2021
24/06/2022 - 25/06/2022
Parque de la Alameda - Campus Sur
Festigal 2022 brings the Galician musical power of Tanxugueiras, Banda da Loba, Familia Caamagno and Bratzantifa, who will perform on the night of 24 July at the south campus of Santiago de Compostela. In addition, Alberto Mvundi, Os John Deeres, Berto and DJ Ferromona will be playing at...

Cinema

03/08/2021
20:00 | Parque de la Alameda

Courses and workshops

20/05/2022
18:30
In this workshop given by Gustavo Couto, director of Armadanzas de Laraño, anyone can participate and learn the basic steps of the traditional Galician dance. A way of integrating into the atmosphere of the Festa do Banquete open to the general public without prior registration.

Celebrations

Free
11/06/2021 - 12/06/2021
Prima 21 is the festival of local commerce in Santiago. Shops will take to the streets and to celebrate the event there will be concerts, theatre, music, workshops, traditional parades and a circus cabaret.    
23/06/2021 - 11/07/2021
24/06/2021 - 11/07/2021
Parque de la Alameda

Sport

31/12/2021
17:00 | Plaza del Obradoiro
The San Silvestre is the last athletic event of the year in Santiago de Compostela, a sporting spectacle that will enliven the day from 17:00 hours in the best possible setting: the Praza do Obradoiro. The start of the races will be from Avenida Xoán XIII.
30/04/2022
22:00
The SantYaGo 10K is back, the night race approved by the Spanish Athletics Federation that will run through the most emblematic streets of the city, starting in San Francisco and finishing in the Plaza del Obradoiro, with more than 50% of the circuit in the monumental area.

Fiestas

24/06/2021 - 27/06/2021
The San Pedro district celebrates its fiestas with a programme that includes numerous leisure activities for all ages and publics. To adapt to the new normality, this time there will be ephemeral performances in the neighborhood, games in the street and various virtual...
20/07/2021 - 31/07/2021
From 20 to 31 July, Santiago will host the Festivities of the Apostle which, once again, will be marked by the restrictive measures dictated by the health authorities due to the pandemic. They begin with the opening speech by Cantigas e Agarimos, which this year celebrates 100 years of life,...
26/02/2022 - 05/03/2022
20/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
CSC de Conxo
The banquet that brought together university students, workers and craftsmen around the same table on 2 March 1856 to demand equality and freedom, remains in the collective memory as one of the foundational events of the galeguismo.
21/05/2022 - 22/05/2022
One of the main novelties of this edition of the Conxo Banquet is the tourist train, which will be available to citizens and visitors for free transfers between the Alameda, in the city centre, and the Conxo district.

Guided visits

20/02/2022
Plaza de Platerías
The Asociación Profesional de Guías de Turismo de Galicia is once again celebrating International Tourist Guide Day in the streets this year, with activities in several Galician cities. As this year 21 February is a Monday, the activities to promote the profession have been...
12/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
As part of the programme of O que non se escribe - conferences on contemporary creation based on sound archives- a sound walk is now available that will guide participants through different points of the city where they can find sound treasures. Each point hides a QR code to scan and listen...
21/05/2022
12:00 | Monasterio e Iglesia de Santa María de Conxo
Guiado pola divulgadora e educadora ambiental Susana Domínguez, esta ruta leva aos participantes a descubrir a riqueza natural que conserva o entorno do Bosque de Conxo.
21/05/2022
12:30
Guiado pola divulgadora e educadora ambiental Susana Domínguez, esta ruta leva aos participantes a descubrir a riqueza natural que conserva o entorno do Bosque de Conxo.

Others

03/12/2021 - 06/01/2022
Iglesia y Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval
In this singular Christmas 2021, Santiago Tourism promotes the illumination of the facade of the convent of San Domingos de Bonaval, which will be tinted with colour and over it will be projected coloured balloons with messages of this Christmas season.  

Meetings

12/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
O QUE NON SE ESCRIBE (WHAT IS NOT WRITTEN) is a conference of learning and experimentation on our sound heritage, a sharing of the most current projects around traditional music from a perspective that is as unique as it is global. A unique project that focuses on the process from the most...

Exhibitions

01/07/2020 - 01/07/2021
Compostela Photo is an Urban Festival of Photography that takes place in the urban environment of the Ensanche of Compostela within the program 'O teu Xacobeo' of the Xunta de Galicia, with a very singular exhibition format that invites the visitor to discover the works of 15 contemporary...
01/05/2021 - 31/10/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura de Galicia launches a third edition of Reb/veladas en el paisaje, a cycle of artistic interventions in the green spaces of the Gaiás with which it seeks to give visibility to the presence of women in contemporary art, incorporating a gender perspective that reflects...
29/06/2021 - 18/07/2021
Parque de la Alameda
01/04/2022 - 30/04/2022
The shops of the Ensanche de Compostela will once again be adorned this spring with the paintings, sculptures, photographs and interventions of PASEARTE, the Contemporary Art Exhibition in the shop windows of the Ensanche de Santiago, which starts on 1 April. The Ensanche Open Shopping...

Religious

12/04/2022
22:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
PROCESSION OF THE PRAYER IN THE GARDEN AND ARREST OF JESUS Franciscan Brotherhood of La Veracruz Time  Holy Tuesday (Tuesday, April, 12 2022). 10:30 pm  Home Igrexa Conventual de San Francisco Itinerary Campiño de San Francisco - Rúa San Francisco -...
13/04/2022
23:00 | Convento, Iglesia y Colegio de las Huérfanas
PROCESSION OF 'LOS ESTUDIANTES'  Brotherhood of 'Stmo. Cristo de la Misericordia, Nuestro Padre Jesús de la Esperanza y Nuestra Señora de los Remedios' Time Holy Wednesday (Wednesday, April, 13 2022): 11 pm Home-Starting point Igrexa das...
14/04/2022
23:30 | Convento e Iglesia de Santo Agostiño
PROCESSION OF 'JESÚS FLAGELADO' Brotherhood of 'Nuestro Padre Jesús Flagelado' Time Maundy Thursday (April, 14 2022). 11:30 pm  Home  Igrexa de Santo Agostiño   Itinerary Igrexa de Santo Agostiño - Praza de...
14/04/2022
19:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
PROCESSION OF 'LA ÚLTIMA CENA DEL SALVADOR' Franciscan Brotherhood of 'La Veracruz' Time Maundy Thursday (Thursday, April 14, 2022). 7:30 pm  Home  Igrexa de San Francisco  Itinerary Campiño de San Francisco – Rúa de...
15/04/2022
23:00 | Iglesia de Santa María Salomé
PROCESSION OF "LA VIRGEN DE LA SOLEDAD" Brotherhood: Cofradía de la Virgen de la Soledad Time Good Friday (Friday, April 15, 2022). 11:00 pm Home  Igrexa de Santa María Salomé  Itinerary Igrexa de Santa María Salomé -...
15/04/2022
20:00 | Iglesia y Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval
PROCESSION OF THE HOLY BURIAL OF JESUS Brotherhood: Cofradía Numeraria del Rosario Time Good Friday (Friday, April 15, 2022): 8 pm  Home  San Domingos de Bonaval  Itinerary Campo de San Domingos de Bonaval - Costa de San Domingos de...
15/04/2022
18:00 | Iglesia da Nosa Señora da Angustia
PROCESSION OF 'LA QUINTA ANGUSTIA' Brotherhood of 'Nuestra Señora de la Quinta Angustia'  Time Good Friday (Friday, April, 15 2022): 6 pm  Home  Church of Nuestra Señora da Quinta Angustia  Itinerary Campo da Angustia –...
15/04/2022
11:00 | Iglesia de San Miguel dos Agros
PROCESSION OF THE HOLY ENCOUNTER Brotherhood of 'Noso Pai Xesús Nazareno e a Santísima Virxe das Dores' Time Good Friday (Friday, April 15, 2022). 11:00 am Home Igrexa de San Miguel dos Agros Itinerary Praza da Quintana (Sermon of the Encounter)–...
16/04/2022
20:00
PROCESSION OF "LOS HERMANOS" Brotherhood of "Cristo de la Unción y Nuestra Señora de la Serenidad" Time Holy Saturday (Saturday, April 16, 2022). 8 pm Home-Starting point Colexio da Inmaculada. Rúa Concepción...
17/04/2022
10:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
PROCESSION OF THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST Franciscan Brotherhood of 'La Veracruz' Time Sunday, April 17, 2022. 10:30 am Home  Church of San Francisco Itinerary Campiño de San Francisco - Rúa de San Francisco - Praza do Obradoiro -  Rúa...
24/04/2022
11:00 | Convento de clausura de Nuestra Señora de la Merced
PROCESSION OF 'EL CRISTO DE LA PACIENCIA' Brotherhood of 'El Cristo de la Paciencia'  Time Dominica in Albis (Sunday, April 24, 2022). 11 am  Home  Igrexa da Mercé de Conxo  Itinerary Catedral de Santiago - Praza das Praterías...

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.  
Free
01/05/2022 - 08/05/2022
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.
08/10/2022 - 16/10/2022
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.

Fiestas

13/02/2022 - 01/03/2022
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...

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