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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

07/06/2023
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The gastronomic and musical cycle noitiNHas MUSIC returns from this coming Wednesday 7 June with four new free dates and without prior reservation. The events will take place, in this 6th installment of the initiative, on the first Wednesday of each month from June to September from 19:30h.
10/06/2023 - 24/09/2023
Actuaciones en el Monte do Gozo
After the excellent reception of previous years, the Go!Go!Zo! festival returns to Monte del Gozo with a wide-ranging programme that will take place between 10 June and 24 September. The event continues to focus on the future promises of music.
05/07/2023 - 31/08/2023
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Consolidated as one of the unmissable musical events in the summer in Santiago de Compostela, the cycle of open-air concerts of Atardecer no Gaiás programmes this year 18 dates to extend the evenings of July and August enjoying the best live music.
05/07/2023
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2022. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of invitation. The nights will start with the musical session of a local DJ and will continue with live performances from 9pm.
08/07/2023
11:30
ARELAS TRANS PRIDE : "BEING: We Are, We Exist, We Resist". Fun and festive day organised by the Association of Families of Transgender Children.
13/07/2023
20:00 | Plaza de Platerías
SEASON 22/23 SonArte - Cycle III "Músicas abertas" (Open Music) Municipal Music Band of Santiago de Compostela Friends of the Opera de Santiago de Compostela  CONTEMPORARY MUSIC CONFERENCE David Fiuza, conductor Clara Panas & Lucas Pérez,...
20/07/2023
20:00 | Plaza de Praterías
SEASON 22/23 SonArte - Cycle III "Músicas abertas" (Open Music) Santiago de Compostela Municipal Music Band Casiano Mouriño, assistant conductor Antonio Barros, voice
21/07/2023
20:00 | Actuaciones en el Monte do Gozo
Concert given by the participants of the young musicians' camp as part of the Go!Go!Zo!
03/08/2023 - 24/08/2023
The 20th edition of the Feito á Man festival in Santiago de Compostela will fill the streets and squares of the old city with live music, with more than forty artistic proposals of different musical styles. The festival is organised by the Cidade Vella Cultural Association.    
25/08/2023
20:00 | Plaza de Platerías
This concert, organized by the Galician Federation of Wind Bands and sponsored by Turismo de Galicia, has the purpose of promoting and stimulating musical activity, which is a fundamental part of our cultural heritage. It also aims to showcase the work of non-professional ensembles from all...
14/09/2023
19:00 | Plaza de Platerías
Santiago Municipal Band David Fiuza, conductor Season 22/23: SonArte Cycle III: Open Music Programme: "Artes visuais e literarias".
14/09/2023 - 16/09/2023
19:00
The Real Filharmonía goes on the road in September under the baton of conductor Maximino Zumalave.
21/09/2023
19:00 | Plaza de Platerías
Santiago Municipal Band David Fiuza, conductor Abraham Cupeiro (guest artist) MARÉ FESTIVAL Season 22/23: SonArte Cycle III: Open Music Programme: "Artes musicais: PANXEA".
28/09/2023
20:00 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
Exclusive and intimate concert in an unprecedented format. The sky is the only limit to enjoy the best music and the best views from a privileged rooftop at sunset.
28/09/2023
19:00 | Plaza de Platerías
Santiago Municipal Band David Fiuza, conductor Season 22/23: Son ArteCycle III: Open Music Programme: "Performing Arts
08/10/2023
12:00 | Teatro Principal
Season 2023/24 "POSTAIS". Santiago de Compostela Municipal Music Band David Fiuza (conductor) Lidia Iglesias Vaamonde (solo oboe)
25/05/2024 - 26/05/2024
21:30
Sixth edition of Seráns en Feixóo, which as every year will be held in the praza de Feixóo, in the old part of Santiago de Compostela. The concerts will take place between 25 May and 28 June at 21:30.
31/05/2024
21:30
Sixth edition of Seráns en Feixóo, which as every year will be held in the praza de Feixóo, in the old part of Santiago de Compostela. The concerts will take place between 25 May and 28 June at 9:30 p.m.  
07/06/2024
21:30
Sixth edition of Seráns en Feixóo, which as every year will be held in the praza de Feixóo, in the old part of Santiago de Compostela. The concerts will take place between 25 May and 28 June at 9:30 p.m.  
11/06/2024
21:30
Sixth edition of Seráns en Feixóo, which as every year will be held in the praza de Feixóo, in the old part of Santiago de Compostela. The concerts will take place between 25 May and 28 June at 9:30 p.m.  
14/06/2024
21:30
Sixth edition of Seráns en Feixóo, which as every year will be held in the praza de Feixóo, in the old part of Santiago de Compostela. The concerts will take place between 25 May and 28 June at 9:30 p.m.  
18/06/2024
21:30
Sixth edition of Seráns en Feixóo, which as every year will be held in the praza de Feixóo, in the old part of Santiago de Compostela. The concerts will take place between 25 May and 28 June at 9:30 p.m.  
23/06/2024
21:30
Sixth edition of Seráns en Feixóo, which as every year will be held in the praza de Feixóo, in the old part of Santiago de Compostela. The concerts will take place between 25 May and 28 June at 9:30 p.m.  
25/06/2024
21:30
Sixth edition of Seráns en Feixóo, which as every year will be held in the praza de Feixóo, in the old part of Santiago de Compostela. The concerts will take place between 25 May and 28 June at 9:30 p.m.  
28/06/2024
21:30
Sixth edition of Seráns en Feixóo, which as every year will be held in the praza de Feixóo, in the old part of Santiago de Compostela. The concerts will take place between 25 May and 28 June at 9:30 p.m.  
Free
03/07/2024
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The gastronomic and musical cycle noitiNHas returns to the cultural programme with a seventh edition in which it will offer five free events for the public at the NH Collection Santiago on Wednesdays 15th May, 5th June, 3rd July, 7th August and 4th September from 19:30h.  
Free
07/08/2024
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The gastronomic and musical cycle noitiNHas returns to the cultural programme with a seventh edition in which it will offer five free events for the public at the NH Collection Santiago on Wednesdays 15th May, 5th June, 3rd July, 7th August and 4th September from 19:30h.  

Dance

07/08/2023
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.
06/09/2023 - 09/09/2023
This festival searchs for the dynamization and promotion of contemporary dance, offering for a week various activities around the dance: Training workshops, talks with dance professionals and small and medium format shows in Cloisters and Open Spaces of Compostela.
16/09/2023
20:30
As part of the Escena Patrimonio programme (La Noche del Patrimonio), and to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Spanish Group of World Heritage Cities (GCPHE) and the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, La Ribot, one of Spain's most innovative...
Free
17/09/2023
19:30 | Plaza de la Quintana
This show is part of the fifth edition of the Camiño Escena Norte programme.
22/10/2023
19:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Show as part of the fifth edition of the Camiño Escena Norte programme.

Music

02/08/2023
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2023. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of invitation. The nights will start with the musical session of a local DJ and will continue with live performances from...
06/09/2023
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2023. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of invitation. The nights will start with the musical session of a local DJ and will continue with live performances from...
Free
04/09/2024
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The gastronomic and musical cycle noitiNHas returns to the cultural programme with a seventh edition in which it will offer five free events for the public at the NH Collection Santiago on Wednesdays 15th May, 5th June, 3rd July, 7th August and 4th September from 19:30h.  

Performance

21/08/2023
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.  

For children

16/07/2023
12:00 | Actuaciones en el Monte do Gozo
Revenidas Miúdo kicks off its first edition with children's music and performing arts in a free pilgrimage.
10/08/2023 - 16/08/2023
18:30
Circo á Gorra is a programme that every summer fills the main squares of the historic centre of Compostela with circus, clown and humour. Organised by Circonove +INFO
09/09/2023
11:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Magic and fantasy return to Gaiás: it's back... ¡¡CIDADE IMAXINARIA! On September 9th we say goodbye to summer in style, in the company of jugglers, trapeze artists, tightrope walkers, acrobats, clowns and fabulous fantastic characters of all kinds and conditions, who return...
05/01/2024
17:00 | Plaza del Obradoiro
The Three Wise Men will walk through the streets of the city to the Praza do Obradoiro.

Fairs

09/06/2023 - 18/06/2023
Plaza de la 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...
01/12/2023 - 05/01/2024
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

01/08/2023 - 31/08/2023
The Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura, organises Festival C in August. The complete programme at compostelacultura.gal
Free
09/08/2023
20:00 | Parque de la Alameda
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.  
Free
10/08/2023
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.  
Free
17/08/2023
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.  
24/08/2023
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.  
Free
28/08/2023
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.  
30/08/2023
20:00 | Parque de la Alameda
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.  
31/08/2023
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.  

Literature

07/06/2024 - 16/06/2024
Plaza de la Quintana
The SELIC Reading Festival is a Galician literary event of international reference.

Celebrations

27/05/2024 - 30/06/2024
On the occasion of the celebration of International LGTBI Pride Day on 28 June, Compostela Diversa brings together a series of actions and activities to make Santiago a benchmark as a welcoming city, committed to global and inclusive actions that help to advance in the achievement of...

Sport

31/12/2023
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.

Fiestas

23/06/2023
The neighbourhoods of Compostela join in the celebration of the San Xoán festivities, offering a wide range of activities for everyone.
23/06/2023
17:00 | Plaza de Mazarelos
O TEU MELLOR SAN XOAN Coinciding with the Festivities of San Xoán, which fill the city with colourful and magical bonfires, Santiago welcomes a new edition of the festival that includes in its programme a variety of activities and workshops for the enhancement of Galician rites and...
20/07/2023 - 31/07/2023
The big festivities of Santiago will be held between 20 and 31 July in different parts of the city. All activities are free and open access until full capacity is reached, except where otherwise indicated.
24/07/2023 - 25/07/2023
Campus Universitario Sur
Galician music and culture event promoted by Galiza Nova and the Galiza Sempre Foundation, which will take place at the Campus Vida in Santiago de Compostela. +INFO
03/02/2024
19:00
The natural region of a Ulla features an original rural carnival, whose record goes back to the mid-19th century.
11/02/2024
19:00
On the afternoon of February 11, the parish of O Eixo in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance, which involves a stagin where different characters take part.    
24/05/2024 - 26/05/2024
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. INFORMATION AND SCHEDULES CONXO BANQUET...
25/05/2024 - 26/05/2024
The Festa do Banquete de Conxo will count on the tourist train, which will be available to citizens and visitors for free transfers between the Alameda, in the city centre, and the neighbourhood of Conxo.  

Guided visits

07/03/2024
17:30 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Route by Maos Social Innovation  

Others

01/12/2023 - 07/01/2024
18:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
At sunset, the Quintana becomes a canvas of stars, a Campus Stellae.

Exhibitions

03/07/2023 - 16/07/2023
Parque de la Alameda
This is a street exhibition made up of photographs that aim to open a reflection on the causes and consequences of forest fires in the Galician mountains. Organised in collaboration with the Colectivo Ollo, authors of the images, it will be on Paseo de la Alameda in Santiago de Compostela.
16/09/2023
Next Saturday, 16 September, Santiago will host several activities to celebrate Heritage Night. The programme is structured in three axes: Live Heritage, Open Heritage and Heritage Now.
22/09/2023 - 15/10/2023
El Ensanche
An urban photography exhibition born from a participatory photographic action aimed at strengthening ties between the community and the neighbours' sense of belonging to their neighbourhood.

Art and History

08/08/2023 - 09/09/2023
11:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
With the aim of combining culture and nature, art goes beyond the physical limits of the Gaiás Centre Museum and goes out into the green areas to discover the artistic interventions in the Literary Garden and the Galician Forest. In this small guided route, lasting one hour, you will be...

Celebrations

02/09/2023
10:30 | Plaza del Obradoiro
On 2 September there will be a unique opportunity to admire the variety and authenticity of the Traditional Carnivals of Galicia. The event starts at midday in the Praza do Obradoiro and continues through the main streets and squares of the historic centre of Santiago de Compostela.

Art and History

12/10/2023
09:00 | Parque de la Alameda
Commemorative route between Compostela and Ortoño that will take place emulating the foundational walk that some of the members of the SEG made 100 years ago.

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.  

Guided visits

17/03/2024
10:00 | Estadio Múltiusos Fontes do Sar
Guided walk O Berce do Sar: a tour of the district of San Lázaro along the banks of the river Sar" SPECIAL FIESTA OF THE NAIL 2024".  

Annual

Free
27/04/2024 - 05/05/2024
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.  

Festival

Free
01/08/2024 - 31/08/2024
During the summer, dance, circus, theatre, poetry, music, heritage, visual arts and much more in the streets of Compostela. All the programme at compostelacultura.gal

For children

06/10/2024 - 20/10/2024
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

20/01/2024 - 13/02/2024
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...
04/02/2024
19:00
The parish of Angrois in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
10/02/2024
19:00
The parish of Aríns in Santiago de Compostela celebrates on february 10 its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.    

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