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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Theatre

15/01/2022
19:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Shock 2 begins where Shock 1 ended, which began with the rise of the monetarist doctrine of Milton Friedman and his Chicago Boys, and continues to advance through the second half of the 20th century. Shock 2 begins in the 1980s, with the conservative revolution led in Europe by Margaret...
11/02/2022
20:30 | Teatro Principal
One morning, graffiti reading "GOLFA" appears in front of the door of a high school, an anonymous insult that uncovers the story that precedes it.

Fiestas

01/04/2022 - 03/04/2022
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 ...

For children

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...

Fairs

16/12/2021 - 19/12/2021
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...
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...

Festival

20/08/2022 - 25/08/2022
Riquela Club
The Galician capital will have a new festival this year, the HOLANOLA FEST, which will celebrate its first edition from 20 to 25 September at the initiative of the Riquela Club.

Fiestas

13/02/2022 - 01/03/2022
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...
25/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
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.
23/06/2022
Plaza de Mazarelos
Coinciding with the Festivities of San Xoán, which fill the city with colourful and magical bonfires, Santiago welcomes, after two years of hiatus, a new edition of the festival that includes in its programme a variety of activities and workshops for the enhancement of Galician rites...
21/07/2022 - 31/07/2022
The Apostle's Festivities kick off on Thursday 21 July with a proclamation by the Compostelan actor Tamar Novas. Calexico, the New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble, Rocío Márquez and Bronquio, Calexico, Heredeiros da Crus, Jenny and the Mexicats, are some of the artists who will fill the...

Exhibitions

03/06/2022 - 10/09/2022
Centro Cultural Afundación
CIDADES NO TEMPO is an exhibition project that aims to highlight the urban identity of Galicia. This proposal, one of the most complex and ambitious organised in our community in recent years, is made up of seven different exhibitions, one for each of the main Galician cities. And in each...
07/06/2022 - 04/09/2022
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
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...

Others

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.    

Annual

20/12/2015 - 28/12/2015
Teatro Principal
A festival is held every year around Christmastime, featuring a lyrical programme of classical Spanish zarzuelas, musicals and operetas by renowned interpreters. Organiser: Concello de Santiago / Asoc. Galega da Lírica Teresa Berganza.    
18/09/2019 - 23/09/2019
Teatro Principal
  Outstanding lied singers from all over the world give recitals along with the pianist and festival organiser Roger Vignoles. Each year deals with a central theme, giving rise to specialised conferences on the genre. Organizer: Concello de Santiago / Asociación de Amigos de...
Free
01/05/2022 - 08/05/2022
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.
01/10/2022 - 09/10/2022
During its official week, the competition screens and awards prizes to short films in the following categories: 'Radar', 'Explora', 'Penínsulas' and 'Planeta GZ'. The programme also features master classes, concerts and gatherings, as well street screenings during summer.
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.

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