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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

11/11/2021 - 11/12/2021
The Outono Codax Festival returns on 11 November in what is already the eleventh edition of the Galician black music festival. And it does so, for yet another year, bringing the best of the genre to Galicia through its usual format, a series of concerts combining the most elegant sounds of...
12/12/2021
12:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the auttumn cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
19/12/2021
12:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the auttumn cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
25/02/2022
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
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13/03/2022
12:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the cycle Camiños Sonoros of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
09/04/2022
20:00 | Igrexa San Domingos de Bonaval
Special Easter Concert of the Municipal Band with the Orfeón Terra A Nosa  
24/04/2022
12:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the cycle Camiños Sonoros of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
08/05/2022
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the cycle Camiños Sonoros of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
15/05/2022
12:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the cycle Camiños Sonoros of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
07/07/2022
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
New concert of the cycle Camiños Sonoros of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
07/07/2022 - 26/08/2022
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
14/07/2022
20:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the cycle Camiños Sonoros of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
01/08/2022 - 14/08/2022
Hostal dos Reis Católicos
An annual event that has been held in Santiago de Compostela since 1957; it provides Spanish music training to professional and student performers from all over the world. During the course, concerts are held in singular venues (indoor and outdoor) in the old town.
15/09/2022
19:00 | Plaza de Platerías
New concert of the cycle Camiños Sonoros of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
22/09/2022
19:00 | Plaza de Platerías
New concert of the cycle Camiños Sonoros of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
09/10/2022
12:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the cycle Camiños Sonoros of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
14/10/2022
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Once again this year, the Asociación Amigos de la Ópera de Santiago de Compostela and the Ayuntamiento de Santiago are organising the Lied Cycle, included in the Auditorio's season tickets.
20/10/2022
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2022-23 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.
23/10/2022
12:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the season SONARTE 22/23 of the Banda Municipal de Música.  
27/10/2022
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Once again this year, the Asociación Amigos de la Ópera de Santiago de Compostela and the Ayuntamiento de Santiago are organising the Lied Cycle, included in the Auditorio's season tickets.
30/10/2022
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the season SONARTE 22/23 of the Banda Municipal de Música.  
03/11/2022
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2022-23 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.
01/12/2022
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2022-23 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.
04/12/2022
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the season SONARTE 22/23 of the Banda Municipal de Música.  
15/12/2022
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2022-23 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.
18/12/2022
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the season SONARTE 22/23 of the Banda Municipal de Música.  
05/01/2023
21:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2022-23 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.
26/01/2023
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2022-23 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.

Theatre

Gastronomy

27/10/2022 - 13/11/2022
Santiago has a wide and diverse gastronomic offer based on the best Galician products and combining traditional and nouvelle cuisine. Santiago (é)Tapas, the city's tapas competition, is the perfect opportunity to discover the quality of the city's gastronomy, as it allows you to...

For children

03/12/2021 - 09/01/2022
All the Nativity scenes that you can visit this Christmas in Santiago de Compostela.
30/12/2021
Auditorio de Galicia
02/12/2022 - 20/01/2023
All the Nativity scenes that you can visit this Christmas in Santiago de Compostela.

Fairs

16/12/2021 - 19/12/2021
Christmas festival dedicated to the creative talent of artists, artisans, producers and entrepreneurs in Galicia: fashion design brands and accessories, handmade toys, jewelry and jewelry, illustration and stationery, decoration, ceramics, household objects...
10/06/2022 - 19/06/2022
12. Plaza del Toural
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...
16/12/2022 - 18/12/2022
Christmas festival dedicated to the creative talent of artists, artisans, producers and entrepreneurs in Galicia: fashion design brands and accessories, handmade toys, jewelry and jewelry, illustration and stationery, decoration, ceramics, household objects...

Festival

10/08/2022 - 27/08/2022
Feito a Man, the summer event with live music in Santiago de Compostela organised by the AC Cidade Vella, reaches its 19th edition with the return to normality after two years of restrictions. Under the slogan "no calor das rúas", in this 2022 the festival extends dates and programming...
04/11/2022 - 20/11/2022
Teatro Principal

Cinema

Celebrations

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

26/02/2022 - 05/03/2022
25/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
The celebration of the Fiestas de la Ascensión, the most beloved of the city's traditional festivals, brings a full programme that includes a wide range of musical styles, activities for young and old, the traditional bigheaded and the many attractions in the Alameda.
23/06/2022
One more year, in the afternoon and evening of the 23rd, the 'Cacharelo Train' will circulate for free, between 5 pm and 10 pm, to encourage mobility for the neighbourhood of Santiago, tourists and visitors, who will be able to travel through the city's different bonfires.
23/06/2022
Plaza de Mazarelos
Coinciding with the Festivities of San Xoán, which fill the city with colourful and magical bonfires, Santiago welcomes, after two years of hiatus, a new edition of the festival that includes in its programme a variety of activities and workshops for the enhancement of Galician rites...
21/07/2022 - 31/07/2022
The Apostle's Festivities kick off on Thursday 21 July with a proclamation by the Compostelan actor Tamar Novas. Calexico, the New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble, Rocío Márquez and Bronquio, Calexico, Heredeiros da Crus, Jenny and the Mexicats, are some of the artists who will fill the...
31/12/2022
23:00 | Plaza del Obradoiro
The best New Year's Eve plan in Santiago is to eat grapes in the Praza do Obradoiro whith the sound of the chimes of the Berenguela. The party starts at 23:00 with the Fania Blanco Show orchestra, which will offer three hours of music and dancing. There will be grapes and free cotillion for...

Others

02/12/2022 - 08/01/2023
18:00 | Parque de la Alameda
A tour of artistic illumination through the singular characters and other milestones in the history of Santiago and Galicia present in the Alameda de Santiago.    

Exhibitions

13/10/2021 - 30/01/2022
Auditorio de Galicia
29/10/2021 - 30/12/2021
Casa do Cabido
This exhibition covers the 90 years of history of the emblematic Café Derby, a cultural reference in Compostela. It shows documentation and unpublished images of the Café and a recreation of the original space, with some of the furnishings such as chairs, tables and lamps....

Religious

08/04/2022 - 17/04/2022
This year's celebration will feature 17 processions from Friday 8 April until Sunday 17, which will go through the streets of the historic centre. Apart from the liturgical celebrations, the Municipal Band of Santiago offers a concert together with the Orfeón Terra A Nosa and the...

Annual

04/08/2019 - 17/08/2019
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019.   An annual event that has been held in Santiago de Compostela since 1957; it provides Spanish music training to professional and student performers from all over the world. During the course, concerts are held in singular...
18/09/2019 - 23/09/2019
Teatro Principal
  Outstanding lied singers from all over the world give recitals along with the pianist and festival organiser Roger Vignoles. Each year deals with a central theme, giving rise to specialised conferences on the genre. Organizer: Concello de Santiago / Asociación de Amigos de...
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.
15/07/2022 - 25/05/2022
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...

Gastronomy

27/10/2022 - 13/11/2022
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...

Cinema

07/11/2022 - 23/11/2022
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 

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