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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

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.    
09/07/2021
20:30 | 20. Iglesia de San Martín Pinario
The church of San Martiño Pinario will be the venue for the next concert of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia, on Friday 9 July at 20:30. The concert is free of charge, but invitations must be collected, available on the website www.compostelacultura.gal from Monday 5 at 10:00...
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.    
24/08/2021 - 03/09/2021
From 24 August to 3 September, Santiago will once again be immersed in the melodies of its organs through the cycle De Lugares e Órganos, an event that forms part of Compostela's soundscape and which, at the same time, highlights and recovers sounds that are an important part of the...
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.    
07/10/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2021-22 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
28/10/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
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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...
18/11/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2021-22 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
25/11/2021
19:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the auttumn cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
26/11/2021 - 27/11/2021
Auditorio Abanca
Organized by the Tuna de Veteranos de Medicina de Santiago, on 26 and 27 November 2021 is celebrated the annual contest of the International Federation of Cuarentunas. Participate 24 Cuarentunas with more than 500 components in total from Spain, Portugal, Holland.  Throughout Saturday...
28/11/2021
12:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the auttumn cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
03/12/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
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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 - 26/08/2022
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia

Theatre

17/09/2021 - 03/10/2021
Teatro Principal

Gastronomy

11/11/2021 - 28/11/2021
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

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...

Festival

11/08/2021 - 19/08/2021
02/10/2021 - 10/10/2021
Curtocircuito - International Film Festival of Santiago de Compostela, continues to be a meeting point and a place for the confluence of different disciplines, maintaining the main focus on auteur cinema and the commitment to contemporary languages.
08/11/2021 - 24/11/2021
The 35th edition of Cineuropa, which will be held between 8 and 24 November in six venues in the city (Teatro Principal, Salón Teatro, NUMAX, Multicines Compostela, Museo das Peregrinacións and Sala Mozart of Auditorio de Galicia) will show 161 films, 88 of which will be for free.

Celebrations

Sport

02/10/2021
18:00 | Multiusos Fontes do Sar
The Multiusos Fontes do Sar hosts a new Endesa League 20-21 game.
16/10/2021
18:00 | Multiusos Fontes do Sar
The Multiusos Fontes do Sar hosts a new Endesa League 20-21 game.
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

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
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...

Others

03/12/2021 - 09/01/2022
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

02/06/2021 - 30/11/2021
Casa do Cabido
The exhibition is dedicated to the goldsmith Julio Lado Martínez, the last and leading exponent of a family saga dedicated to goldsmithing with strong roots in Compostela since the 19th century. It brings together a selection of pieces made by him throughout his life as a master of...
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...
07/10/2021 - 19/05/2022
Auditorio de Galicia
'VIAXES' is the motto of the subscription season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia-Auditorio de Galicia 2021-2022. In the programme we will travel the world's geography, from Australia to Finland, passing through Paris, Hamburg, Prague, Bohemia or crossing the ocean to Latin America;...
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.

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 

Gastronomy

11/11/2022 - 25/12/2022
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...

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