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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

26/12/2020
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Christmas repertoire of these great musicians that continues with their 24 Galician popular instruments in their performances.
04/01/2021
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This group of children's music includes the popular Galician classics, giving them their particular touch.    
20/02/2021
12:00
Online broadcasting through the Cidade da Cultura's youtube channel

Theatre

21/02/2021
18:30 | Teatro Principal
Through humour, dance, manipulation of objects and physical theatre, Teatro ó Cubo launches its fourth production, marked by a new aesthetic and dialogue with children and family audiences.

Shows

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, ...
04/08/2020
19:30 | Plaza de la Quintana
The Colectivo de Rúa and the Colectivo Circonove present the first Cabaré de Verán 2020, with performances for all audiences: clowning, juggling, balancing...    
13/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
Flou Papagayo is an ode to the soul and to multi-colour. A powerful and inevitable need to excavate and rediscover all the faces and nuances of this inner parrot that moves our bodies, howling to express itself unconditionally and that, without law or code, sustains our vital and scenic...
18/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
Two high quality international companies join their components from Italy, France, Chile and Portugal to create this show. The show uses acrobatic performances as a mechanism to reveal how we think and how our mind is structured, in a journey towards self-knowledge.  The idea of the...
20/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
El gran final aims to be a tragicomedy that bases its essence on the reunion of two clowns who had to separate many years ago due to the outbreak of a civil war. This war interrupts their last performance, just before the great final act. The conflict forces them to go their separate ways and...
25/10/2020
18:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Compostela is a circus city, many circus artists reside in the city and want to celebrate their day, making a show of the best of their work with the best numbers of colleagues in the state. The Grand Circus Gala will feature a complete variety of acts from the most surprising and risky...

Storytelling

28/12/2020
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This renowned and award-winning storyteller will tell a typical Christmas story accompanied by a string quartet, the Ensemble ConcertArt, which will delight the little ones and those who are not so little.

For children

07/03/2020
18:30 | Teatro Principal
An obsessive, meticulous character. A unique being surrounded by an endless number of boxes that escape his control and with which he plays to shape his world. From the chaos emerges a delirious universe where he invents laughter, creating a comic madness and transforming himself into a new...
01/07/2020 - 06/09/2020
CIPX: Centro de Interpretación dos Parques e Xardíns de Compostela
In this activity, the attendees will be explained the many uses that plants can have. For this, a botanical itinerary will be made around Belvís Park in which the uses of plants in general will be discussed, and visitors will place cards with the symbols on their uses to identify them....
01/07/2020 - 06/09/2020
CIPX: Centro de Interpretación dos Parques e Xardíns de Compostela
It is aimed at both children and mixed teams in which adults can accompany the child. It will begin with an explanation in which the participation of the participants will be encouraged. It will be about Belvís Park and its surroundings: historical introduction, vegetable elements,...
01/07/2020 - 06/09/2020
CIPX: Centro de Interpretación dos Parques e Xardíns de Compostela
Since prehistoric times, plants have been used to treat all kinds of illnesses due to their soothing, anaesthetic, antiseptic or vulnerary properties. Plant species were collected to be used in a series of health problems, taken as an infusion or applied as...
15/07/2020
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
22/07/2020
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
04/08/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
05/08/2020
19:00
August is the month of the summer that we link more with the vacations and with amusing plans in family. And in the Cidade da Cultura you will find them with a programme that perfectly combines leisure and culture for your children.  Agosto Monicrequeiro starts on the first ...
05/08/2020
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
11/08/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
12/08/2020
19:00
August is the month of the summer that we link more with the vacations and with amusing plans in family. And in the Cidade da Cultura you will find them with a programme that perfectly combines leisure and culture for your children.  Agosto Monicrequeiro starts on the first ...
19/08/2020
19:00
August is the month of the summer that we link more with the vacations and with amusing plans in family. And in the Cidade da Cultura you will find them with a programme that perfectly combines leisure and culture for your children.  Agosto Monicrequeiro starts on the first ...
19/08/2020
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
25/08/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
01/09/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
24/10/2020 - 26/12/2020
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
During the months of October to December, the MDPS will launch the third edition of Museo en Familia, a programme of activities to turn the Museum into a cultural meeting place for all audiences, with special attention to children and their family environment.  This year, due to the...
17/12/2020 - 02/01/2021
From 17th December to 2nd January, the Apalpadora and the Paxe de Nadal will visit the socio-cultural centres in Santiago.    
27/12/2020
18:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
The traditional Festa do Apego becomes a Festival on this occasion, with a cast of artists recognised by the small audience who will put on an unprecedented show that shows the wealth of creations in the Galician language for children
20/02/2021 - 21/02/2021
12:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
As stated in the title of the new show, once again, Grupo Encanto will give the audience a special show based on solidarity, friendship, teamwork and empathy. With a careful selection of their long list of successes, this philosophy is further reinforced given the expansion to Latin American...

Fairs

18/12/2020 - 20/12/2020
Monasterio e Iglesia de San Martiño Pinario
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...

Festival

Free
01/08/2020 - 01/09/2020
From August 1st to September 1st, dance, circus, poetry, music, heritage and much more in the streets of Compostela.  Download the complete programme and book the invitations on the Compostela Cultura website.
05/11/2020 - 07/11/2020
After being cancelled in mid-March, the eighth edition of the Festival Atlántica once again offers storytelling shows for all audiences and in various spaces.    

Cinema

18/10/2020
17:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
As a complement to the exhibition Cinema e emocións, the Cidade da Cultura invites us to see or have the luck to discover the films that moved us in a Gaiás converted into a cinema. Four Sunday afternoons of autumn cinema to enjoy together movies for all audiences.
18/12/2020 - 23/12/2020
Salgueiriños
From 18 to 23 December you can get free access to the Salgueiriños car park to experience the cinema in a unique way using our vehicle's radio equipment.
23/01/2021 - 24/01/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The programme of this fifth edition of Pequefilmes will bring together the most outstanding of the current international production dedicated to children's audiences.

Celebrations

04/12/2020 - 06/01/2021
Christmas arrives in Compostela with a programme full of activities included in the attached publication.    
05/12/2020
12:00 | Iglesia y Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval
The children of Compostela will have the opportunity to personally hand over their letters to the Three Wise Men at a reception in the Church of San Domingos de Bonaval.
18/12/2020 - 06/01/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This Nadal no Gaiás does not want to lose the illusion so it will fill the Cidade da Cultura with a lot of light, colour and songs.

Sport

11/12/2020 - 31/01/2021
Centro Comercial Área Central
From Friday 11 December the traditional natural ice rink is up and running and ready for you to enjoy.

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...
17/07/2020 - 31/07/2020
This year's Apostle's festivities bring proposals for all audiences in smaller and safer formats, giving a boost to local and nearby artists, complemented by other more renowned artists to make a program for all audiences. Circus, music, cinema and humour join the traditional events of these...
04/12/2020 - 06/01/2021
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.    

Guided visits

14/09/2020 - 18/09/2020
The 'Semana do patrimonio invisible' is a cycle programmed by the Culture Area of the City of Santiago de Compostela with the colaboration of 'Deputación da Coruña' that opens the treasury portals of the Compostela Cultural Heritage, usually...

Others

Evento virtual
01/04/2020 - 30/06/2020
Afundación transfers all its activity to the web, with live broadcasts, daily news, permanent updates and a living collection already made up of more than 300 educational, social and cultural resources.

Exhibitions

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...
25/06/2020 - 04/07/2020
From 25 to 28 June and on 4 July, the streets of Compostela will be the venue for Prima20, the City Council's commitment to reactivating local commerce and recovering the streets of Santiago for citizens in the return to a new normality. There will be five days full of activities, for which...

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