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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
18/04/2021
12:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
19/06/2021
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Four musicians, unknown, of very different styles, arrive at the stage without their instruments. The discovery of a marimba and all its possibilities turns what could be a disaster into a fun exercise in virtuosity, cooperation and musical fusion. Between scores, music stands and drumsticks,...
20/07/2021 - 21/07/2021
11:30 | Museo do Pobo Galego

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

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...
18/04/2021
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

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...
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....
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...
30/04/2021
Teatro Principal
Catro is Caramuxo Teatro's new proposal for early childhood. It is a visual piece that plays with life, with shapes, sounds and textures, with movement...
01/05/2021
Teatro Principal
...y las ideas vuelan is a fresh show where few objects play a leading role and small discoveries grow into fun, fantastic scenes, full of complicity. A circus show where play, collaboration with the audience, light and music are linked to make each performance a different experience.
02/05/2021
Auditorio de Galicia
When we are babies, and not yet born, we already dance. We dance in a warm amniotic fluid that sways to the taste of our mother's breath and footsteps. Then when we are born, out of happy memories comes a need to continue dancing. That's why our mothers rock us to soothe and lull us to...
09/05/2021
18:30 | Teatro Principal
Esencial is a show about transitions. Five characters who play, who dream, an adventurous journey that will take us to hidden places where the vital decision will be to take the simplest path.  This new show by Vaivén Circo is presented with a staging inspired by Waldorf's...
28/05/2021
17:00 | Parque de la Alameda
The Rede de Centros Socioculturais de Santiago celebrates the World Play Day with an afternoon of activities in the Alameda, where we can find games and different shows.
03/08/2021
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
10/08/2021
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
17/08/2021
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
24/08/2021
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
31/08/2021
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval

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.    
01/07/2021 - 11/07/2021
The Festival Atlántica once again offers storytelling shows for all audiences and in various spaces.  The storytelling for babies and adults, the opening and closing galas at the Teatro Principal and the show with the Municipal Music Band will be back. The stories will take place in...

Educational events

02/06/2021 - 06/06/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Museo Centro Gaiás of the Cidade da Cultura will once again be transformed in June into the virtual space that will host the Maker Faire Galicia, which in its seventh edition repeats with a new fully online format. The meeting will once again be a great showcase for creativity and...

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.
18/05/2021 - 25/05/2021
Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)

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

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.    
13/05/2021 - 16/05/2021
The celebration of the Festas da Ascensión brings a full programme that includes a wide range of musical styles, activities for young and old, the traditional "cabezudos" (big-headed figures) and many attractions in the Alameda.    
20/07/2021 - 31/07/2021
From 20 to 31 July, Santiago will host the Festivities of the Apostle which, once again, will be marked by the restrictive measures dictated by the health authorities due to the pandemic. They begin with the opening speech by Cantigas e Agarimos, which this year celebrates 100 years of life,...

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...

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...
01/05/2021 - 31/10/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura de Galicia launches a third edition of Reb/veladas en el paisaje, a cycle of artistic interventions in the green spaces of the Gaiás with which it seeks to give visibility to the presence of women in contemporary art, incorporating a gender perspective that reflects...

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