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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Fiestas

01/04/2022 - 03/04/2022
The ’romería’ of San Lázaro, a neighbourhood situated at the entrance of the city, on the Way of St. James, is both religious and gastronomic. The patron saint is honoured with a mass and a procession, in addition to an ancient tradition in which pig’s ...

Shows

10/06/2022 - 12/06/2022
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
15/12/2022
20:30 | Teatro Principal
Xisco Feijoo from Vigo and A garota não from Setubal will be responsible for filling the new edition of the aRi[t]mar gala with music. In addition to these artists, Lúa Mosquetera and Wilma Vieira will add a poetic note in a gala hosted by two well-known faces from the world of...

For children

26/02/2022
17:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
02/12/2022 - 05/01/2023
Iglesia de San Fiz de Solovio
One more Christmas, from Friday 2 December to Thursday 5 January, we will be able to enjoy this impressive Nativity scene donated and assembled by the nativity scene maker José Uzal: nearly 500 figures make up this nativity scene which includes different scenes, moving pieces and...

Fairs

06/06/2022 - 09/06/2022
Salón Teatro
AGADIC organizes a new edition of the Galician performing arts market. Through a selection of recently produced shows and a programme of parallel activities, this initiative takes the pulse of the current situation of the sector in Galicia. At the same time, it provides its professionals with a...

Festival

02/07/2022
12:00 | Colegiata Santa María a Real do Sar

Presentations

27/10/2022
18:00 | Sala Capitol

Celebrations

19/02/2022 - 23/02/2022

Fiestas

26/02/2022 - 05/03/2022
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...
11/02/2023
19:30
The natural region of a Ulla features an original rural carnival, whose record goes back to the mid-19th century.
18/02/2023
18:30
The parish of Aríns in Santiago de Compostela celebrates on february 18 its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance..    
19/02/2023
19:00
On the afternoon of February 19, 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.    

Guided visits

12/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
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...

Conferences

16/03/2022
19:00 | Museo do Pobo Galego
Lecture given by anthropologist Xosé Manuel González Reboredo, in which images of the main festivals of this type held in Galicia and northern Portugal will be projected. Professor Dr. González Reboredo will explain their origins, evolution and the similarities they have...

Meetings

12/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
O QUE NON SE ESCRIBE (WHAT IS NOT WRITTEN) is a conference of learning and experimentation on our sound heritage, a sharing of the most current projects around traditional music from a perspective that is as unique as it is global. A unique project that focuses on the process from the most...

Exhibitions

18/02/2022 - 16/04/2022
Colexio de Fonseca
09/03/2022 - 31/12/2022
Instituto de Estudios Gallegos "Padre Sarmiento"
The IEGPS, a joint centre of the CSIC and the Xunta de Galicia, to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Father Sarmiento, is organising this bio-bibliographical exhibition in the upper cloister of the IEGPS. The exhibition includes testimonies and publications representative of the ...
03/09/2022 - 16/09/2022
Travelling exhibition of the Federación Galega de Redeiras Artesás O Peirao

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

01/10/2014 - 05/06/2015
21:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
From October to June, the Real Filharmonía de Galicia and other Spanish and international orchestras feature more than 30 concerts, close to 100 musical compositions and 40 invited conductors and soloists await the public in the Auditorio de Galicia.

Cinema

27/03/2023 - 01/04/2023
Museo do Pobo Galego
The International Ethnographic Film Festival of the Museo do Pobo Galego aims to present recent audiovisual works in the field of ethnography and visual anthropology. The screenings take place in the Museo do Pobo Galego, the Salón Teatro and the Teatro Principal.

Theatre

02/09/2023 - 23/09/2023
Teatro Principal
Amateur theatre The Agustín Magán Festival was born in 2001 with the purpose of promoting the best theatrical productions of the amateur federated companies. The works that participate each year, in total 6, are selected by a jury and represent the most interesting proposals of...

Fiestas

04/02/2023 - 19/02/2023
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...
12/02/2023
19:00
The parish of Angrois in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.

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