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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

14/09/2023
19:00 | Plaza de Platerías
Santiago Municipal Band David Fiuza, conductor Season 22/23: SonArte Cycle III: Open Music Programme: "Artes visuais e literarias".
12/10/2023
19:00 | La Salle
The best musical tribute to Harry Potter, his characters and his films. A show with the best special effects, smoke, flying LED light elements and a large articulated dragon head.
02/12/2023
18:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
Family concert by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Galicia
16/12/2023
17:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
To celebrate the Christmas holidays, the Biblioteca de Galicia is organising a violin and viola concert in which students from the En Clave Método Suzuki educational centre will reinterpret the tale of the Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky's music will be linked to illustrations and narration...
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
27/04/2024
21:00 | Auditorio Abanca
Havi Potter is a young Andalusian wizard whose mission is to defeat the darkest sorcerer of all time: Lord Condemor. To do so, Havi and his friends Ron Whisky and Herminia "la Greñas" will have to destroy the objects in which Lord Condemor keeps his fragmented soul. The mischief is...

Dance

17/12/2023
18:30 | Auditorio Abanca
Solidarity Gala for the benefit of the NGO Tierra de Hombres. With performances by Academia LoDanzas and Siliria Dance Center. Presented by María José Riveiro.

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...
28/10/2023
17:00 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Tarabela Creativa  Show for family audiences (from 6 years and up).
03/12/2023
16:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
A small, colourful circus has just arrived in town after travelling hundreds of kilometres with their wagons loaded with suitcases and boots.
29/12/2023
18:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Granada-based company Títeres Etcétera brings to the Gaiás this stage show with music, puppets and projections based on the classic tale by Hans Christian Andersen that tells the fable of that duckling, different from the others, who turned out to be a great swan.
21/04/2024
17:00 | La Salle
A fun show for the whole family with great staging and live vocals that not only talks about inclusion but also touches on issues such as bullying of those who are different. A musical with soul that shows that all individuals have something to say, despite the size of their ears.
04/05/2024
20:00 | Auditorio Abanca
'Think of Wilbur' is a show full of acrobatics, humor, and risk, a lot of risk: the only way Wilbur knows how to live. With an unusual technique and physique, he will create impossible situations that will leave the public stunned. Accompanied by his inseparable friends: Contracture, Pull and...

Performance

21/08/2023
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.  

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

15/04/2023
18:30 | Teatro Principal
The company D'Click brings to the Principal this show for the youngest ones.
16/04/2023
18:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Pista4 Productora de Soños celebrates World Circus Day at the Auditorium.
28/06/2023 - 18/07/2023
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This summer Verán no Gaiás offers 4 great shows prepared for you to spend your free and leisure time with your children and your family: magic, rock and circus in the open air and free of charge.
30/06/2023
17:30 | Centro Comercial Área Central
Área Central will welcome the summer on 30 June with a family gymkhana with a solidarity background in favour of the Galician delegation of Aldeas Infantiles, which will be made up of ten fun events.
16/07/2023
12:00 | Actuaciones en el Monte do Gozo
Revenidas Miúdo kicks off its first edition with children's music and performing arts in a free pilgrimage.
23/07/2023 - 20/08/2023
12:00 | Circonove
Dominguear: A summer Sunday morning devoted to the pleasure of vermouth/zumito and circus. +INFO
02/08/2023 - 30/08/2023
11:30 | Centro Xove da Almáciga
During the mornings from 11:30h to 13:30h. The Circonove team of teachers will introduce the children to different circus techniques (Acrobatics, Juggling, Balancing, Dance, Clown, Theatre, Rhythm and Creation of juggling toys) in the Xove de la Almáciga centre. This workshop is part of...
10/08/2023 - 16/08/2023
18:30
Circo á Gorra is a programme that every summer fills the main squares of the historic centre of Compostela with circus, clown and humour. Organised by Circonove +INFO
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!
07/10/2023 - 15/09/2023
The Galicreques Festival, organised by the Asociación Barriga Verde, will offer a total of 17 performances for families audiences between 7 and 15 October this year. The event, which reaches its 28th edition, has the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sport, the Xunta de Galicia,...
07/10/2023
16:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
CantaJuego presents for its 2023/2024 tour ¡VIVA MI PLANETA! Me lo lo contó un pajarito: an original story that transports us to the freedom that birds enjoy, and that with its experience and wisdom will help us to learn great things always with music, choreography and humour of...
03/11/2023
20:30 | Museo do Pobo Galego
A dramatised performance by Tero Rodríguez and Lucho Penabade, specialists in spreading bits of our history.
17/11/2023
17:30 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Children's workshop (from 8 to 11 years old) Activity in which children can discover, through simple experiments, the scientific principles on which the functioning of one of the pieces that form part of the museum's collection is based: the phonograph, the first device capable of recording...
18/11/2023
17:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
In the year 2050, climate and pollution will lead to the disappearance of crops on Earth. The last hope for feeding humanity is a small group of researchers. They will have to face numerous challenges to find the last viable seeds and grow them under extreme conditions. So, if you want to take...
18/11/2023
12:00 | Sede Afundación Santiago de Compostela
On the occasion of the celebration of the WORLD CHILDREN'S DAY, 18th NOVEMBER, Afundación invites the public to attend the show Estrafalaria, which is part of the PROGRAMME CULTURE FOR FOOD. IMPORTANT! Access to the play will be through the donation of children's food that will go to...
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...
02/12/2023
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
A funny Christmas story in which Father Christmas, being a very busy man, will need the help of Duster, one of his elves, who will create two new inventions to help him: o Freezifier and o Bad-OMeter. Will Duster's inventions manage to save Christmas, or will they end up destroying it? For...
09/12/2023
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Winter has arrived, the cold in the form of snow, rain and frost. The school holidays are about to arrive but also Christmas, a time of the year full of magic, joy and surprises but in which some problems can also arise... Aimed at children from 3 to 8 years old. In the assembly hall,...
16/12/2023
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling with Servando Barreiro Traditional songs and stories of these special dates, collected with the aim of helping families to get to know our traditions better so as not to lose them.  Aimed at children from 3 to 8 years old. In the assembly hall, admission is free until the...
22/12/2023
18:30 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Pakolas tells and sings the story of little Ramona, a little girl driven by constant restlessness with a very alert mind who loved to lose herself in the pages of Jules Verne. The Moon was for her an unstoppable source of unanswered questions. We thus live a new didactic and rock adventure...
23/12/2023
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
A whole day of activities for young children to socialise in Galician. Theatre, music, workshops, magic and much more.
23/12/2023
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling with Ramiro Neira We love Christmas! Why? Because we are celebrating, because there is delicious food, because we are with our loved ones, because we dream and wish, and we are sure that all our dreams and wishes will come true! Aimed at children from 3 to 8 years old. In the...
29/12/2023
18:00 | Auditorio Abanca
Magic always comes back for Christmas thanks to the international illusionism festival Galicia Magic Fest, which this year will reach its seventh edition. Magicians with international awards and worldwide prestige from different countries will gather in the most important theatres in Galicia to...
30/12/2023
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling with Caxoto The Apalpador is a mythological character from the Galician tradition that was on the verge of disappearing but of which there are still some testimonies in the area of Courel and Ancares. Tradition has it that he is a giant, who was a charcoal burner who collected...
13/01/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Magic with Magician Toño
20/01/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling with Chus Álvarez
26/01/2024
17:30 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Toy-making workshop

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

27/01/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Illustrated storytelling with Polo Correo do Vento
03/02/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling session in which a shoe maker from the old Montealegre factory arrives at the library to walk with cardboard shoes through tales and stories in search of the letter from the forests to take care of the earth. Aimed at children aged between 3 and 8 years old. In the assembly hall,...
10/02/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling with Iván Davila
12/02/2024
16:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Come and enjoy the carnival at Gaiás with the ENTROIDO NA HORTA! This year the Gaiás carnival is set in the vegetable garden, so you are free to walk in the cabbages, become a potato or whatever you can think of for this day. We want to see your originality, although you can also...
14/02/2024
12:00 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Music plays a fundamental role in most of the festivals and celebrations linked to Carnival. In this workshop we will get closer to those sounds that characterise the main traditional carnivals in Galicia and we will have the opportunity to make our own instruments.   Children from 5...
17/02/2024
17:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
To commemorate Mother Language Day, the Library of Galicia brings a proposal in the form of a game in which we will speak in our language, in other languages and in languages that we invent.
17/02/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling with Bea Iglesias
24/02/2024
17:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
On the occasion of Rosalía Day, which is celebrated every 23 February to coincide with the date of birth of the writer, the Library of Galicia is organising an activity centred on her figure and focused on children, which will take place the following day, Saturday 24.
24/02/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling-homage by Marisa Irimia
06/04/2024
17:00 | Auditorio Abanca
In O Mundo Máxico de Pinocchio, the audience will find a curious musical theatre adaptation of Carlo Collodi's classic. A story told through the eyes of Jiminy Cricket, who together with the Fairy Godmother, the Fox and the Cat will accompany Pinocchio on his way to becoming a real boy....
13/04/2024
18:30 | Teatro Principal
COMPANYIA DE COMEDIANTS LA BALDUFA
14/04/2024
17:30 | La Salle
An endearing musical full of emotion, songs, dances and adventures, with live voices to envelop you in the musical magic of a classic tale.
13/05/2024 - 14/05/2024
10:30 | Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC)
Cycle of concerts for children and adults coordinated by Carmen Hermo and Virgina Villar and directed by Xacobe Martínez Antelo.  
23/06/2023
19:00 | Plaza de Mazarelos
Performance by Mago Marco as part of the San Xoán 2023 Festival.

Festival

Free
10/08/2023
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.  
Free
17/08/2023
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.  
24/08/2023
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.  

Educational events

01/06/2023 - 04/06/2023
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Maker Faire Galicia returns to the Gaiás Museum for its ninth edition from 1 to 4 June. A hybrid event that favours innovation on a social, educational and professional level.
03/06/2023 - 04/06/2023
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The 5th of June is World Environment Day and in Gaiás we don't want to miss it. That is why we have prepared a programme of activities for the weekend of 3 and 4 June, related to the event, which will make us reflect on environmental care and nature in a very diverse and enjoyable way....

For children

09/06/2023
17:30 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Show for family audiences Direction and interpretation: Caxoto (A trastenda dos contos) Recommended for infants and toddlers from 4 to 10 years old

Educational events

26/06/2023 - 29/06/2023
16:00
#EuCompost_ela organises a Circular Economy Lab for children in several city parks
01/07/2023 - 09/07/2023
The International Oral Narration Festival celebrates its eleventh edition in Santiago and 23 other municipalities in the 4 Galician provinces, also reaching Portugal.

For children

Free
16/09/2023
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Cerilla is always overwhelmed and, in the meantime, life is happening. Her family and friends will try to help her, but will they be able to? In this beautiful story, our protagonist, a little matchstick who is always angry, will learn to manage frustration. In the assembly hall. For children...

Courses and workshops

15/02/2024
18:00 | Centro Sociocultural de Vite
Carnival couplets workshop by Sechu Sende. Organised by the Semente Association.

Sport

11/05/2024
19:00 | Multiusos Fontes do Sar
Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters global tour as they take the court with moments of extreme basketball innovation and unparalleled fan FUN! 

Fiestas

Free
04/05/2023 - 17/06/2023
The festival of local commerce that will take place over 3 days in the most commercial areas of the city covering the whole of the Old Town, Ensanche, San Pedro, Concheiros, As Fontiñas and Conxo. THE ACTIVITIES SUSPENDED DUE TO BAD WEATHER WILL BE HELD ON 2, 3 AND 17 JUNE.
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.
06/10/2023 - 18/11/2023
Centro Comercial Área Central
Área Central is launching an entertainment programme to celebrate its 30th anniversary. The programme will focus on comedy shows designed for all members of the family. There will also be time for solidarity and for the big party that will take place on Saturday 21 October.
03/02/2024
19:00
The natural region of a Ulla features an original rural carnival, whose record goes back to the mid-19th century.
04/02/2024
19:00
The parish of Angrois in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
10/02/2024
18:00 | Área Central
The Área Central stage hosts the big musical party on the occasion of the Entroido parade in the San Pedro and Fontiñas neighbourhood.  
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.
17/02/2024
13:00 | Monasterio e Iglesia de Santa María de Conxo
The Xenerais da Ulla will take part in the Carnival celebrations in the district of Compostela.

Others

Free
01/12/2023 - 04/01/2024
Praza Roxa
The Carpa Roxa will be one of the focal points of Christmas in Santiago. Concerts, games, performances and attractions will fill the Ensanche of Santiago de Compostela with light and colour.
15/12/2023 - 07/01/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The special edition of the Galiverso de Nadal returns to the Gaiás, which the youngest members of the family will especially enjoy, entering virtually into the house of the Apalpador to see how this figure of Galician Christmas lives. This interactive proposal in virtual reality will...
15/12/2023 - 07/01/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The winter solstice, the longest night of the year, marks the end of darkness and the return of light. This magical moment, celebrated by many cultures, signified the triumph of life over death, it was a moment of celebration and recollection in which a tree was placed under a roof reminiscent...
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...
16/12/2023 - 04/01/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The phrase from Momo, the unforgettable novel by Michael Ende, encapsulates and sums up the philosophy of these family play sessions, where children and adults explore together using unstructured materials and light tables. Pieces of wood, shreds of cloth, sticks and stones, light and shadow,...
26/12/2023 - 31/12/2023
11:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This Christmas, the Cidade da Cultura invites you to a special programme of guided tours to understand the artistic and aesthetic origins behind the design of the Gaiás buildings. In this innovative tour, full of references to the plastic creation of the 20th century, we will decipher...
02/01/2024 - 07/01/2024
11:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
In this treasure hunt, halfway between an exploration game and a quiz, the Cidade da Cultura challenges families to discover even the most hidden secrets of the Gaiás buildings. We will delve into the way they are built, but also into their most amusing curiosities, in a playful way...
29/02/2024 - 03/03/2024
Área Central
Minerals Fair organised in Área Central with 30 exhibitors from various countries and 150 metres of exhibition space.  

Exhibitions

11/11/2023 - 09/01/2024
Museo de Historia Natural de la Universidad de Santiago
The Natural History Museum of the USC hosts the exhibition 'Parellas imposibles: xuntos, só aquí e agora', a pictorial proposal by Mª de la Soledad Ruiz Álvarez (Madrid, 1946). The author, PhD in Biology and professor at the Universities of Vigo and Santiago,...
28/11/2023 - 30/12/2023
Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Miguel López (1976-2023), better known as El Hematocrítico, was a teacher of Early Childhood Education, author of numerous Internet humour projects such as El Hematocrítico de Arte, Drama en el Portal ou Los Hermanos Podcast, collaborator in different television media and...
01/02/2024 - 29/02/2024
Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Rosalía de Castro (Santiago de Compostela, 1837 - Padrón, 1885), our most universal writer, so much so that she even has a star in the sky, will be celebrating her birthday on 23rd February. At the Ánxel Casal Library we want to celebrate her anniversary with you and that...
02/04/2024 - 30/04/2024
Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Exhibition organised by the Biblioteca de Galicia and curated by Montse Pena Presas, a specialist in children's and young people's literature.

Annual

01/07/2024 - 07/07/2024
Teatro Principal
Atlántica, Festival Internacional de Narración Oral, was born in 2013 with headquarters in Santiago de Compostela with a clear vocation of being an encounter of voices and stories with an atlanticist profile and now it is sailing all over Galicia.

Fiestas

10/02/2024
19:00
The parish of Aríns in Santiago de Compostela celebrates on february 10 its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.    

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