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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

01/06/2023 - 27/06/2023
New edition of the Jornadas de Música Contemporánea under the title 'A voz a escena'.
24/06/2023
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Cassandra Fillas Concert | Music Day 2023
02/07/2023
20:30 | Colegiata Santa María a Real do Sar
Once again, Carlos Núñez includes the Collegiate Church of Sar in his tour 'Lugares Máxicos'.
05/07/2023 - 31/08/2023
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Consolidated as one of the unmissable musical events in the summer in Santiago de Compostela, the cycle of open-air concerts of Atardecer no Gaiás programmes this year 18 dates to extend the evenings of July and August enjoying the best live music.
05/07/2023
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2022. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of invitation. The nights will start with the musical session of a local DJ and will continue with live performances from 9pm.
08/07/2023
19:00 | Actuaciones en el Monte do Gozo
On 8 July, Robbie Williams, Martin Garrix, Hombres G, and Iván Ferreiro will give a concert at Monte do Gozo.
03/08/2023 - 24/08/2023
The 20th edition of the Feito á Man festival in Santiago de Compostela will fill the streets and squares of the old city with live music, with more than forty artistic proposals of different musical styles. The festival is organised by the Cidade Vella Cultural Association.    
14/09/2023 - 16/09/2023
19:00
The Real Filharmonía goes on the road in September under the baton of conductor Maximino Zumalave.
14/09/2023 - 17/09/2023
WOS Festival x SON Estrella Galicia is an annual multidisciplinary event based in Santiago de Compostela, dedicated to promoting and fostering avant-garde music and culture with concerts and activities in different spaces of high heritage value in the city. Promoted by the Compostela-based...
20/09/2023 - 24/09/2023
A festival, an ocean of experiences - Music and other avant-garde arts - Laboratory of ideas and promotion of new talents - Place of (re)encounter and celebration of diversity.
03/10/2023 - 25/10/2023
The fifth edition of the Ancient and Baroque Music Festival Ateneo Barroco will be held from 3 to 25 October 2023 in different venues of the historic city.
13/10/2023
21:30 | Riquela
With eight albums under his belt, a handful of soundtracks and countless singles and collaborations in little more than a decade, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Yuri Méndez la.k.la. Pajaro Sunrise has built one of the most personal and unclassifiable careers on the national...
22/10/2023
12:00 | Teatro Principal
Season 2023/24 "POSTAIS". Santiago de Compostela Municipal Music Band David Fiuza (conductor) David Duque (timple soloist)
26/10/2023
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Concert within the framework of "Migracións", the subscription season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.  
27/10/2023
20:30 | Sala Capitol
When everything had already been invented, along came Ortiga and Pili Pampín. Capable of turning any verse from the Galician popular songbook into a hit, they managed to conquer the public with their "Eu chorar chorei", who now want more.
30/11/2023
21:00 | Atlántico
Helena Egea   Helena Egea is one of the most outstanding emerging voices in the Galician musical scene. On this occasion she offers us the project as it began, in an intimate and acoustic format and with more personal versions interpreted in several languages such as French and...
02/12/2023
18:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
Family concert by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Galicia
08/12/2023
21:30 | Sala Malatesta
It culminates a cathartic process in which the Esteiro band have been releasing singles like bullets with which they intended to shake up the scene: they are back, stronger than ever. Era cabra' is revealed as a return to the origin after a revision of their most essential principles and a...
14/12/2023
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Concert within the framework of "Migracións", the subscription season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.  
15/12/2023
21:00 | Sala Capitol
Arde Bogotá is a Spanish alternative rock band formed in Cartagena, in 2017. It is formed by Antonio García, Dani Sánchez, Pepe Esteban and José Ángel Mercader.
28/12/2023
20:30 | Teatro Principal
On 28 December, A banda da Loba will close their "Xabón Lagarta" tour at the Teatro Principal in Santiago de Compostela.
13/01/2024
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
The group Leilía says goodbye to the stage with a new album and a farewell tour entitled 'Anque me vou non me vou'.
14/01/2024
12:00 | Teatro Principal
2023/24 "POSTAIS" Season FAMILY CONCERT Municipal Music Band of Santiago de Compostela
03/02/2024
18:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
Family concert by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Galicia
02/03/2024
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Abraham Cupeiro fuses the magic of music with the richness of ancient mythologies to offer attendees a unique experience that awakens the imagination and invites you to immerse yourself in the cultural richness of ancient times. Don't miss the opportunity to travel through the echoes of the...
08/03/2024
21:00 | Sala Capitol
Acantha Lang presents her acclaimed album Beautiful Dreams
14/03/2024
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Concert within the framework of "Migracións", the subscription season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia  
23/03/2024
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Timbre marks the long-awaited return of Salvador Sobral. The Portuguese musician's fourth studio album includes eleven new original songs, ten of them composed by Salvador in collaboration with Leo Aldrey, who also produced the album, and one composed by Luisa Sobral.
24/03/2024 - 31/03/2024
De Lugares e Órganos returns at Easter with the intention of continuing to discover and revisit the spaces of the city and its musical memory in a programme featuring the organs of Compostela.    
04/04/2024
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Concert within the framework of "Migracións", the subscription season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.  
11/04/2024
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Concert within the framework of "Migracións", the subscription season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.  
13/04/2024
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Presentation tour of Xabier Díaz's seventh album, entitled Axúdame a sentir.
30/05/2024
21:00 | Catedral
Temporada  2023/24: “POSTAIS” Ciclo III Programme:  “dende a lembranza” – In Memoriam Dani Portas    
Free
21/06/2024
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Budiño presents ‘Branca Vela’ to celebrate Music Day 2024.
06/07/2024
Actuaciones en el Monte do Gozo
O GOZO FESTIVAL wants to consolidate itself as a meeting point where every season some of the most important artists coming to the peninsula have a place.  Ed Sheeran arrives for the first time in Galicia thanks to O Gozo Festival for what will be one of the biggest events of the year....
11/07/2024
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This 2024 the cycle Atardecer no Gaiás brings 16 free concerts, on Thursdays and Fridays between the 4th of July and the 30th of August, to enjoy the best sunsets of the summer in Compostela.   
13/07/2024
16:00 | Actuaciones en el Monte do Gozo
This summer, don't miss the best DJs in the world in Galicia with O Gozo Festival. On Saturday July 13 we gather at Monte do Gozo in Santiago de Compostela to dance, enjoy, and celebrate life together, don't miss it!
14/07/2024
20:30 | Colegiata Santa María a Real do Sar
New tour of Lugares Máxicos that takes the piper to emblematic heritage sites such as castles, churches, monasteries and pazos. 
18/07/2024
20:00
The Real Filharmonía de Galicia will give a concert in the Church of Santo Agostiño conducted by Sebastian Zinca and featuring Paulina Bielarczyk as soprano. Pieces by L. v. Beethoven, W. A. Mozart, J. Sibelius, A. Beach and G. Verdi will be performed.
19/07/2024
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This 2024 the cycle Atardecer no Gaiás brings 16 free concerts, on Thursdays and Fridays between the 4th of July and the 30th of August, to enjoy the best sunsets of the summer in Compostela.   
08/08/2024
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This 2024 the cycle Atardecer no Gaiás brings 16 free concerts, on Thursdays and Fridays between the 4th of July and the 30th of August, to enjoy the best sunsets of the summer in Compostela.   
22/08/2024
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This 2024 the cycle Atardecer no Gaiás brings 16 free concerts, on Thursdays and Fridays between the 4th of July and the 30th of August, to enjoy the best sunsets of the summer in Compostela.   

Dance

16/09/2023
20:30
As part of the Escena Patrimonio programme (La Noche del Patrimonio), and to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Spanish Group of World Heritage Cities (GCPHE) and the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, La Ribot, one of Spain's most innovative...
28/09/2023
20:00 | Teatro Principal
COMPAÑÍA 5 S and EXPERIMENTADANZA
22/10/2023
19:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Show as part of the fifth edition of the Camiño Escena Norte programme.
29/02/2024
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Òscar Cobos Compañía de Danza
05/04/2024
20:30 | Teatro Principal
Dance show directed and performed by Álvaro Murillo.
16/05/2024 - 25/05/2024
The Plataforma Festival is an unmissable annual event for lovers of culture and the arts, bringing together diverse audiences with its interdisciplinary approach. Between May 16 and 25, the festival will energize the streets and squares of the city, with performances, music, film, dance, stage...

Theatre

23/09/2023
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
On the occasion of the European Day of Languages, the Library of Galicia is organising the theatrical performance As palabras perdidas (As lost words). This is a versatile theatre show, a proposal that encourages people to speak Galician in a fun, dynamic and modern way, and that highlights the...
23/09/2023
21:00 | Auditorio Abanca
This show could also be called 17 times revistied or 17 times evolution or 17 times the director's montage..... For it is a show that has been remade, revised, evolved and reassembled.
13/10/2023
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
In Menorca, a family of five women, guided by the old Mencia (the matriarch of the family), embark on a boat trip to the Isla del Aire. The disappearance of Helena, Mencía's eldest granddaughter, is very much on the family's mind and, during this excursion, Mencía will force her...
28/10/2023
17:00 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Tarabela Creativa  Show for family audiences (from 6 years and up).
02/12/2023
20:30 | Teatro Principal
Pepa Plana Company Veus que no veus presents the female version of the so-called "classic entrances", the numbers that start a show or link scenes.
20/01/2024
19:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
BUTACAZERO, CENTRO DRAMÁTICO NACIONAL AND MIT RIBADAVIA. 
17/02/2024
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
LAZONA AND COMPAÑÍA NACIONAL DE TEATRO CLÁSICO
12/04/2024
20:30 | Teatro Principal
COMPAÑÍA NACIONAL DE TEATRO CLÁSICO (CNTC)
26/05/2024
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
Corentena'. Perdomo and Touriñán in live chat During the months of confinement in 2020, David Perdomo and Xosé A. Touriñán began to chat live via Instagram. Those nights they improvised different characters and interacted with the viewers who tuned in to...

Shows

03/01/2024 - 07/01/2024
Multiusos Fontes do Sar
Cirque du Soleil's show immerses the audience in the hidden and living universe at our feet; an ecosystem full of life and invisible beings, insects that work, eat, crawl, crawl, flutter, feast and court each other, in a continuous explosion of energy and movement.

For children

09/09/2023
11:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Magic and fantasy return to Gaiás: it's back... ¡¡CIDADE IMAXINARIA! On September 9th we say goodbye to summer in style, in the company of jugglers, trapeze artists, tightrope walkers, acrobats, clowns and fabulous fantastic characters of all kinds and conditions, who return...
07/10/2023
17:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
On Saturday 7 October 2023, at 5.30 p.m., in Auditorium 1 of the CINC building of the Cidade da Cultura, you are invited to join a cabaret where everyone is welcome, and which has already been tested before audiences in more than twenty countries on four continents!
01/12/2023 - 08/01/2024
All the Nativity scenes that you can visit this Christmas in Santiago de Compostela.
01/12/2023 - 05/01/2024
Iglesia de San Fiz de Solovio
One more Christmas, from 1 December to 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 also lighting and...
13/01/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Magic with Magician Toño

Cinema

26/01/2024 - 28/01/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This January the best cinema for children returns to the Cidade da Cultura.

For children

20/04/2024
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura wants to celebrate, as every year, the Circus Day with all of you. On this occasion, the show comes from the hand of the company La Finestra Nou Circ, which will stage the fun show Royal Circ.  

Fairs

01/12/2023 - 05/01/2024
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 ...
15/12/2023 - 17/12/2023
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... Christmas Gift Fair, giant...

Festival

01/08/2023 - 31/08/2023
The Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura, organises Festival C in August. The complete programme at compostelacultura.gal
23/02/2024 - 24/02/2024
Plaza de Mazarelos
It is undoubtedly a great daring that, in its sixth edition, the Rosalía Festival will be filled with sunshine, harmony and naturalness, to celebrate new and diverse creativity in the Galician language.

Literature

21/03/2024 - 23/03/2024
The Alguén que respira! festival will turn Compostela into the Galician epicentre of poetry. Faithful to its vocation to create a framework for reflection on reality and society today, this year the festival will focus on poetry in conflict territory, with special attention to areas of...

Cinema

23/10/2023 - 28/10/2023
Teatro Principal
The Araguaney Foundation organizes this Arab cinema exhibition in Santiago de Compostela. Its main objective is to present the current situation of the Arab audiovisual industry and to offer a starting point for the discovery of this rich world that, even today, is still unknown in Spain,...
09/11/2023 - 25/11/2023
From November 9 to 25, the event will bring 115 films to theaters in Compostela and numerous parallel activities, with concerts and special screenings, round tables and workshops on cinema. In 2023, the Cineuropa Awards will honor the careers of actor Luis Zahera, Portuguese director...
20/03/2024 - 26/03/2024
The International Ethnographic Film Festival Museo do Pobo Galego reaches its nineteenth edition in March, already consolidated as a benchmark event at Galician, national and even international level, specialising in ethnographic film and visual anthropology.  

Celebrations

29/09/2023 - 30/09/2023
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
The celebration will begin on Friday 29th with a vertical dance and video mapping show, in which bodies, images and sounds will slide in dialogue with the exterior walls of the building designed by Álvaro Siza Vieira. And, on Saturday night, the mixture of tradition and contemporaneity...

Religious

22/03/2024 - 07/04/2024
Festivity of Tourist Interest of Galicia Holy Week in a spiritual, historic city, peace and much more

Celebrations

27/05/2024 - 30/06/2024
On the occasion of the celebration of International LGTBI Pride Day on 28 June, Compostela Diversa brings together a series of actions and activities to make Santiago a benchmark as a welcoming city, committed to global and inclusive actions that help to advance in the achievement of...

Sport

31/12/2023
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.
08/06/2024
11:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
On Saturday, June 8, the Holi Gaiás returns to the Cidade da Cultura and comes with news, because we have prepared a Peque Holi for children between 4 and 9 years old! The sixth edition of this fun, family and festive race is already underway so that you can enjoy with your family or...

Music

23/06/2023
20:00
Concert as part of the San Xoán Festival 2023
Free
23/06/2023
22:00 | Plaza de Mazarelos
Concert as part of the San Xoán Festival 2023

Fiestas

20/07/2023 - 31/07/2023
The big festivities of Santiago will be held between 20 and 31 July in different parts of the city. All activities are free and open access until full capacity is reached, except where otherwise indicated.
10/02/2024 - 17/02/2024
Floats, troupes and brass bands will fill the streets of Compostela with music and colour in a new edition of the Carnival Festivities.
16/03/2024 - 18/03/2024
Romería de San Lázaro: 'Festa Gastronómica da Uña' [16- 18 marzo 2024]
A religious and gastronomic festival. One of the most unique and oldest festivities in Galicia.
08/05/2024 - 12/05/2024
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.  
24/05/2024 - 26/05/2024
The banquet that brought together university students, workers and craftsmen around the same table on 2 March 1856 to demand equality and freedom, remains in the collective memory as one of the foundational events of the galeguismo. INFORMATION AND SCHEDULES CONXO BANQUET...
25/05/2024 - 26/05/2024
The Festa do Banquete de Conxo will count on the tourist train, which will be available to citizens and visitors for free transfers between the Alameda, in the city centre, and the neighbourhood of Conxo.  
23/06/2024
June 23rd, the summer solstice, is the magical eve of “San Juan” (St. John’s Day), an ancient fiesta that is present in all cultures, marking the beginning of the summer, the time of greatest sunlight, the longest day in the year.   
29/06/2024
19:00
As part of the Compostela Diversa programme, a Festival will be held in the Praza de Mazarelos with an entertaining, artistic and poetic programme, in which different writers and artists will take part.  

Night life

27/05/2024 - 30/06/2024
In order to make the values of Compostela Diversa more visible, Turismo de Santiago is lighting/decorating prominent public spaces with a high number of visitors.

Others

10/11/2023 - 11/11/2023
Auditorio de Galicia
As Xornadas de Ilustración Urbana return this November to Santiago de Compostela under the slogan Un modo de vivir, with which the opening tries to give the strength that the sketchbook drawing gained in recent years and became, for many people, a job that goes beyond the hobby. The XIU...
01/12/2023 - 07/01/2024
18:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
At sunset, the Quintana becomes a canvas of stars, a Campus Stellae.
15/12/2023 - 07/01/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This year in our Nadal no Gaiás we press the pause button in the hustle and bustle of these dates to return to the origins of the festival of the winter solstice, wait for the return of light and celebrate a more sustainable Christmas, moving away from consumerism and the material and...

Exhibitions

21/06/2023 - 29/07/2023
Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
"Fragmentos of onte', is an exhibition that starts from the photographic legacy of Ruth Matilda Anderson to weave an itinerary through the Galicia of the 30s of the 20th century. Promoted by Bodegas Martín Códax in collaboration with the Asociación Etnográfica Sete...
28/06/2023 - 12/11/2023
Auditorio de Galicia
1984. Una xeanoloxía feminista del arte urbana gallega, is an exhibition essay on urban art, unpublished in our country. Curated by Amabel González Troncoso and Clara Rodríguez Cordeiro, the project is the result of a huge research work on graffiti and contemporary muralism.
03/07/2023 - 16/07/2023
Parque de la Alameda
This is a street exhibition made up of photographs that aim to open a reflection on the causes and consequences of forest fires in the Galician mountains. Organised in collaboration with the Colectivo Ollo, authors of the images, it will be on Paseo de la Alameda in Santiago de Compostela.
24/08/2023 - 17/09/2023
It is an exhibition with 40 images of the 150 sheets that make up the physical Herbarium created by the professors Isabel Fraga Vila and María López Sández.
04/09/2023 - 29/09/2023
Centro Sociocultural de Vite
The art exhibition Entre Presenzas e ausencias (Between Presences and Absences) is composed of works made by Alzheimer's patients in moderate-advanced stage, and their caregivers and former caregivers.
07/09/2023 - 10/11/2023
Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
A USC exhibition of the Santiago de Compostela artist José Manuel Méndez Rodríguez 'Pitelos' curated by Adriana Pazos Ottón.
16/09/2023
Next Saturday, 16 September, Santiago will host several activities to celebrate Heritage Night. The programme is structured in three axes: Live Heritage, Open Heritage and Heritage Now.
01/02/2024 - 15/03/2024
Colexio de Fonseca
Exhibition of paintings by Luis Rodríguez Camarero.
20/03/2024 - 01/06/2024
Sede Afundación Santiago de Compostela
The exhibition "Endangered Emotions" brings together images from Flach's Threatened project, which led the photographer to portray endangered species around the world. Instead of framing them in their natural habitat, Tim Flach chose to portray them against neutral backgrounds,...
22/03/2024 - 04/08/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Royal treasures. Masterpieces from the Museum of the Holy Land is an international exhibition that will showcase in Santiago de Compostela the extraordinary and little-known artistic treasure of the Museum of the Holy Land in Jerusalem, made up of donations from European Catholic...
03/04/2024 - 28/04/2024
Museo Centro Gaiás
This new montage allows visitors to enter a virtual version of the eleven museums managed by the Xunta de Galicia in the four Galician provinces, and from this virtual scenario, to observe and interact with some of the most outstanding pieces they hold.  

Celebrations

02/09/2023
10:30 | Plaza del Obradoiro
On 2 September there will be a unique opportunity to admire the variety and authenticity of the Traditional Carnivals of Galicia. The event starts at midday in the Praza do Obradoiro and continues through the main streets and squares of the historic centre of Santiago de Compostela.

Others

01/12/2023 - 07/01/2024
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.    

Gastronomy

15/02/2024 - 03/03/2024
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...

Annual

24/03/2024 - 31/03/2024
De Lugares e Órganos returns at Easter with the intention of continuing to discover and revisit the spaces of the city and its musical memory in a programme featuring the organs of Compostela.

Literature

07/06/2024 - 16/06/2024
Plaza de la Quintana
The SELIC Reading Festival is a Galician literary event of international reference.

Fiestas

20/01/2024 - 13/02/2024
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...