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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Gastronomy

14/11/2019 - 01/12/2019
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...

Shows

05/02/2020 - 09/02/2020
Multiusos Fontes do Sar
The new Cirque du soleil show, 'Corteo', will travel to the 'Multiusos Fontes do Sar' in Santiago in February. 'Corteo', which means courtship in Italian, is a joyful procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown. The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of...
06/03/2020 - 08/03/2020
Palacio de Congresos e Exposicións de Galicia
In the year of the 250th anniversary of the modern circus, we remember that throughout those years, the dream of many circus artists was to make others happy, defying Newton and his laws, turning the impossible into the possible, exciting.  Hand in hand with Emilio Aragón, ...
29/07/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia

Festival

10/09/2020 - 18/09/2020
Plataforma is a project that aims to build bridges between the visual arts and the living arts, the performing arts, literature, architecture and design, inviting reflection on public space and integrating services and institutions of the city to act as a driver for development and social...
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...

Cinema

16/03/2020 - 30/06/2020
The label Novo Cinema Galego turns ten years old at a strange time, because of the expansion of the coronavirus. For this reason, the main filmmakers linked to the phenomenon have decided to put some of their films on show during the quarantine.  The initiative allows to recover...

Sport

26/09/2020
Área Central
Area Central is hosting the Santiago Street Battles 1VS1 Spanish Open Breaking Championship, a unique opportunity to see participants of different ages from various parts of Spain, Europe, South America and North Africa in a single venue. This activity is organised by the urban culture...

Fiestas

01/02/2020 - 05/03/2020
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...
22/02/2020 - 26/02/2020
The parade of the MECO, the festival and costume contest, the parade and dialectic combats of the Xenerais da Ulla, the parade of floats and comparsas and, as a finishing touch, the burning of the MECO, are some of the most significant activities of these parties. Also, as it is a festive event...

Creation

12/09/2020
10:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia

Announces

01/07/2020 - 31/08/2020
The summer competition for all readers in the province of A Coruña is here! Bring your creativity to the streets and show us your town hall in an original way. You can win a night for two with dinner, breakfast and access to the spa in the recently opened Parador de Muxía.

Exhibitions

12/01/2020 - 08/02/2020
Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
This exhibition shows the graffiti awarded and finalists in the Xuventude Crea 2019 program. In this edition the winners were Miguel Aurelio Cajaraville (Baiona) for his work Cor de corral; in second place, Margot Rodríguez Salvador (Pontedeume) with Leonesa con bengala; and in third...
23/01/2020 - 06/02/2020
Centro Comercial Área Central
From February 1 to February 18, 2020, the photographic exhibition "Xenerais da Ulla" will be exhibited in Área Central. A sample of selected images, full of color, which reflects the essence and character of the traditional rural carnival of the "Xenerais da Ulla", declared a Festival of...
15/06/2020 - 31/10/2020
10:00
Ad Limina Sancti Iacobi is the most loved collection of the artist Chencho Pardo Valdés, who carefully kept the drawings related to Galicia and they became part of his private collection. This exhibition is not only surprising for the artistic quality of the drawings and their...
09/07/2020 - 20/09/2020
Fundación Eugenio Granell
Maruxa Seoane: achegamento a Mª Elvira Fernández López is an exhibition project that delves into the figure of Luis Seoane's inseparable companion, a key person in his career who, after the artist's death in 1979, would dedicate her life to recovering and bringing together...
15/07/2020 - 30/07/2020
Throughout these days you can see Javi Bermejo's robotic creations, all made with waste materials, in the windows of Arctic (Vilar, 49), the Dispensario & Queroté (Cardenal Payá, 7) and Tejidos Katy (Preguntoiro, 36).    
23/09/2020 - 25/10/2020
Museo do Pobo Galego
The mask: Defined as an object that represents a human, animal or purely imaginary face, with which people can cover the face so as not to be recognized, take on the appearance of another, or practice certain scenic or ritual activities. This transforming element is all this and...
02/10/2020 - 22/11/2020
Fundación Eugenio Granell
Loreto Blanco, Graduate and Doctor in Fine Arts from the University of the Basque Country presents at the Eugenio Granell Foundation an extremely interesting exhibition that reflects the high level of imagination of this professor from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Vigo,...
22/10/2020 - 13/02/2021
Centro Cultural Afundación
The visual use of colour, the subjective representation of nature and the feminine universe are the three general concepts on which this second edition of the Mostra Internacional de Ilustración Contemporánea (MiiC) pivots, presenting for the second consecutive year in Santiago de...
05/11/2020 - 10/01/2021
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
Within the framework of the International Meeting of Travel Books Compostela Ilustrada, every year a project is designed with female illustrators with the aim of highlighting the role of women in the art world. In this fourth edition, the artist selected was Asturian Catalina Rodríguez,...

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