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Santiago's Entertainment Guide


20:30 | Sala Capitol
Saurom's new album, entitled El Pájaro Fantasma, continues the path that the band from Cádiz opened a decade ago with Vida. Epic songs, but also intimate, chorables choruses and a lot of quality folk metal.


16/05/2024 - 25/05/2024
The Plataforma Festival is an unmissable annual event for lovers of culture and the arts, bringing together diverse audiences with its interdisciplinary approach. Between May 16 and 25, the festival will energize the streets and squares of the city, with performances, music, film, dance, stage...

For children

19:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Based on visual poetry, Karpaty is transformed into a show full of humour and hope. A prestigious Russian circus sets out on a journey fleeing from war in order to fulfil its dream: to show its art to the public once again.


12:00 | Pazo de San Lourenzo de Trasouto
Fifty Galician brands of fashion, ceramic jewellery, basketry, decoration or food will participate in "Sabor a novo", an event that will be held in the Pazo de San Lourenzo and in which there will also be live music, craft workshops, and a wide gastronomic offer.

Courses and workshops

18:15 | Centro Sociocultural de Vite
Improvisation theatre workshop by Barriga Verde


On the afternoon of February 11, the parish of O Eixo in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance, which involves a stagin where different characters take part.    
Tenth edition of this 70's themed party organised by the San Martiño Pinario Cultural Association.
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.   
10:00 | Plaza de Mazarelos
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 traditions of this time...


13/11/2023 - 16/11/2023
Facultade de Filosofía
Commemorative events organised by the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Santiago to celebrate World Philosophy Day.


19:30 | Ateneo De Santiago
Conference given by Baldur Brönnimann, conductor of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia as part of Los Lunes del Ateneo.


01/12/2023 - 07/01/2024
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.    


01/08/2024 - 22/09/2024
Teatro Principal
Amateur theatre The Agustín Magán Festival was born in 2001 with the purpose of promoting the best theatrical productions of the amateur federated companies. The works that participate each year, in total 6, are selected by a jury and represent the most interesting proposals of...


08/11/2024 - 29/11/2024
Teatro Principal
Festival held since 1988 throughout the entire month of November. Aimed exclusively at cinema buffs, it reviews the season’s best non-commercial cinema. Not to be missed in order to savour the city’s cultural atmosphere. +Info 


20/01/2024 - 13/02/2024
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...