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Santiago's Entertainment Guide


05/10/2022 - 07/10/2022
Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2022-23 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.
19:00 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
19:00 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
The new album by Xoán Curiel Treides conmigo! is presented in Santiago in trio format. Voices and guitar by Xoán Curiel, accompanied by Bleuenn Le Friec on the harp and Álex Salgueiro on the flutes.  An extraordinary opportunity to listen to the small format of...
Sala Malatesta
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
Their songs are 4 minutes of film. His lyrics, exotic stories of romantic and earthy globetrotters. His music, world-class quality that he has toasted, at the Latin Grammys, with Santana and that has 'tuteado' to Black Eye Peas, Celine Dion or the great Armando Manzanero.
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Quique González presents his new album, "Sur en el valle" (Cultura Rock / Varsovia Récords, 2021), a title inspired by the wind that is famous throughout the Cantabrian coast, the bearer of unusual events and behaviour and to which all kinds of legends are associated. There is...
01/06/2023 - 27/06/2023
New edition of the Jornadas de Música Contemporánea under the title 'A voz a escena'.
20:30 | Sala Capitol
DE VACAS have a new show "Rebovina Divas Live". They dress up the stage and dust off their best clothes for the occasion, rewinding in the memory of time.
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Cassandra Fillas Concert | Music Day 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.
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.
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
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.
18:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
Family concert by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Galicia


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...
20:00 | Teatro Principal


18:30 | Teatro Principal
Ramon Molins directs this children's play based on the story by Beatriz Osés. Aimed at children from 5 years old. Recommended by the Artistic Commissions of the Ministry of Culture and Sport Network.
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...
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.
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.


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...


24/03/2023 - 27/03/2023
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 ...


20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
Ignatius Farray, in his show 'Comedy saved my life', will tell from his heart his experiences and opinions with the faith that laughter, sooner or later, will come. With more than 12 years doing Stand-up Comedy, he still believes that this is the most genuine and true style of comedy, precisely...
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

18:30 | 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...
16/12/2022 - 08/01/2023
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
18:30 | Teatro Principal
The company D'Click brings to the Principal this show for the youngest ones.
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...
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!
07/10/2023 - 18/10/2023
Puppeteers from several countries present their singular productions. Children’s shows, outdoor performances and evening shows. And also round tables, exhibitions and workshops… an entire range of activities related to puppets.


02/12/2022 - 05/01/2023
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 ...
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...
09/06/2023 - 18/06/2023
Plaza de la Quintana
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...


08/10/2022 - 16/10/2022
Puppeteers from several countries present their singular productions. Children’s shows, outdoor performances and evening shows. And also round tables, exhibitions and workshops… an entire range of activities related to puppets.
17/10/2022 - 22/10/2022
Luz Poética is the first young poetry festival in Compostela, inspired by the figure of the Compostela poet Luz Fandiño, who represents a great inspiration for Galician youth. The meeting, which will take place in various emblematic spaces of the Galician capital, such as the...
02/11/2022 - 30/11/2022
Riquela Club
The festival par excellence of black music is back for another year. Soul, jazz, R&B, rock&roll and more genres fill Santiago de Compostela in November. This year, in addition to the musical programme, there will be a parallel programme of books, films, comedy and gastronomy, with wine...
04/11/2022 - 20/11/2022
Teatro Principal
01/08/2023 - 31/08/2023
The Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura, organises Festival C in August. The complete programme at



02/12/2022 - 06/01/2023
Christmas arrives in Compostela with a programme full of activities included in the attached publication.    
19:00 | 18. Plaza de Cervantes
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...


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.


12/05/2023 - 14/05/2023
CSC de Conxo
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.
16/05/2023 - 21/05/2023
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.


Concert as part of the San Xoán Festival 2023
22:00 | Plaza de Mazarelos
Concert as part of the San Xoán Festival 2023


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.  O TEU MELLOR SAN XOAN #estounachama
O teu mellor San Xoan 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...
17:00 | Plaza de Mazarelos
O TEU MELLOR SAN XOAN Coinciding with the Festivities of San Xoán, which fill the city with colourful and magical bonfires, Santiago welcomes a new edition of the festival that includes in its programme a variety of activities and workshops for the enhancement of Galician rites and...
As part of the Compostela Diversa programme, a Festival will be held in Praza de Mazarelos with activities for all audiences.   FULL PROGRAMME FROM 12 JUNE ONWARDS.
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.

Night life

12/06/2023 - 02/07/2023
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.

Guided visits

05/06/2023 - 09/06/2023
To commemorate this day, the Cathedral of Santiago organizes several days of Open Doors, with free guided tours. Visitors will be able to see, among other cathedral jewels, the Codex Calixtinus.


03/11/2022 - 06/11/2022
The Encounter of Compostela Illustrated Travel Journals, was created in 2016 by El Patito Editorial and the direction of Miguelanxo Prado, as a winter event in the city of Santiago, open to artists from all over the world. It takes place during the second weekend of November, and its purpose is...


08/07/2022 - 30/10/2022
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
This year Xacobeo 2022, the Museum of Pilgrimages and Santiago is honoured to present a revealing exhibition: Chacona. The Song of Santiago. An exhibition that presents the relationship of this musical form with the city of Compostela, the cathedral and the Camino. The discovery shown for...
27/09/2022 - 18/12/2022
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Curated by Carlos L. Bernárdez, historian and art critic, Fue un hombre. Laxeiro in America (Buenos Aires, 1950-1970) brings together forty pieces from various institutions such as the Ramón María Aller Municipal Museum of Lalín, the Museum of Pontevedra and...
20/10/2022 - 10/11/2022
Centro Abanca Obra Social
The Vivanco Foundation is exhibiting at the Abanca Centre 80 engravings by 53 great artists such as Dürer, Chagall, Miró, Picasso, Warhol, Paula Rego and Chillida: Six centuries of art around wine.
11/11/2022 - 09/04/2023
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
A path can be considered a physical route taken by the body or a means to an end. Walking can be an aesthetic or spiritual experience, a social practice or a form of activism: we walk to discover, both our own and others, and we also walk to create. The exhibition Creative Paths explores...
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.
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.


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.    


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.


29/04/2023 - 07/05/2023
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.


03/10/2023 - 08/10/2023
Curtocircuíto celebrates twenty years promoting the most innovative cinema from Santiago de Compostela. Curtocircuíto - International Film Festival of Santiago de Compostela is organised by the City Council of Santiago de Compostela (Compostela Cultura) with the support, among...


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...

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