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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

11/10/2020
19:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
forest - basoa -, which hides, which covers. Magical or terrifying place. Like the forest that he wanted to cover up and make us forget a moment in history full of tragic references. A refugee camp, a concentration camp... Gurs, an place where hundreds of people gathered and died. A place close...
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

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)

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

Fairs

10/10/2020 - 18/10/2020
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...
02/12/2020 - 05/01/2021
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 ...
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...

Festival

24/09/2020 - 27/09/2020
Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
maré is a cultural, artistic, social and professional event that was (re)born in 2020 in Compostela after 15 years of experience of Cantos na Maré.  maré emerges with that same spirit of adding and sharing the values and talents of the Galician-Portuguese speaking...
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

Cinema

16/05/2021
22:00 | Salgueiriños
Maria Solinha is the new film by director Ignacio Vilar, responsible for A Esmorga. A play becomes a conversation between present and past, fiction and reality, through what did happen to Maria Solinha, a woman who lived in the village of Cangas de Morrazo during the 17th century. Among the...
03/08/2021
20:00 | Parque de la Alameda

Celebrations

04/12/2020 - 06/01/2021
Christmas arrives in Compostela with a programme full of activities included in the attached publication.    
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

26/09/2020
Monte do Gozo
Discgolf is a new sport that is played like traditional golf, changing the ball and clubs for a Frisbee®. It shares with golf the goal of completing each hole in the least number of shots. The Monte del Gozo tournament is an opportunity to get closer to this new practice, where...

Fiestas

04/12/2020 - 06/01/2021
Iglesia y Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval
In this singular Christmas 2020, 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.    
04/12/2020 - 06/01/2021
Colegio de San Xerome
In this singular Christmas 2020, Turismo de Santiago wants to complete the illumination of the Obradoiro square by covering the Pazo de San Xerome with architectural light using wallwashers. This way, visitors will be able to appreciate its beautiful gothic façade, presided over by the...
04/12/2020 - 06/01/2021
Casa da Conga
People who cross the Praza da Quintana at dusk during the Christmas season will receive a very special greeting from 8 Galician illustration professionals.    
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,...

Guided visits

17/07/2020 - 30/09/2020
10:00 | Casa de la Troya
26/09/2020
12:00
Walks organised by the Cidade da Cultura
24/10/2020
12:00
Walks organised by the Cidade da Cultura
21/11/2020
12:00
Walks organised by the Cidade da Cultura

Creation

24/03/2021 - 04/04/2021
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...

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

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.  
12/10/2019 - 20/10/2019
NOTE. This information is 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...

Fairs

08/05/2021 - 17/05/2021
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.
21/11/2020
11. Rúa do Vilar
The Galician artists Óscar Raña, Héctor Pichel, Abi Castillo, Iris Blanco and Tayone and the Argentinean Agustina Shuan will carry out artistic interventions in the shop windows of various establishments on Rúa do Vilar during the day, as part of the III Mostra de...

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