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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

21/07/2021
21:30 | Plaza del Obradoiro
Luz Casal is one of the most renowned artists on the music scene in Spain and internationally. On 21 July, at 21.30, she will join her voice to the instruments of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia, conducted by Paul Daniel, in what will be a suggestive musical experience. The Praza do...
10/03/2022
21:00 | Casa das Crechas
The veteran performer from Cáceres, Luis Pastor, returns to the Casa das Crechas.

Shows

04/08/2021 - 08/08/2021
23:00 | Zona "C"
The façade of the old Town Hall in Plaza de Cervantes will be the canvas on which Roi Fernández (A Coruña, 1979) will trace, through different abstract compositions, the building's traces over the centuries from its origin as the Town Hall to the current Zona C. Cultural...

Others

03/12/2021 - 09/01/2022
Casa da Conga
People who cross the Praza da Quintana at dusk during the Christmas season will receive a very special greeting from 9 Galician illustration professionals.

For children

03/12/2021 - 09/01/2022
All the Nativity scenes that you can visit this Christmas in Santiago de Compostela.

Fairs

11/09/2021 - 12/09/2021
Monasterio e Iglesia de San Martiño Pinario
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...

Festival

11/08/2021 - 19/08/2021
09/10/2021 - 17/10/2021
Teatro Principal
The Galicreques International Festival celebrates more than 50 performances between the 9th and 17th of October. In this way, Galicreques will once again turn Santiago into the capital of puppet theatre. In addition, it will recover its more international character by counting in its programme...
08/11/2021 - 24/11/2021
The 35th edition of Cineuropa, which will be held between 8 and 24 November in six venues in the city (Teatro Principal, Salón Teatro, NUMAX, Multicines Compostela, Museo das Peregrinacións and Sala Mozart of Auditorio de Galicia) will show 161 films, 88 of which will be for free.

Sport

30/04/2022
22:00
The SantYaGo 10K is back, the night race approved by the Spanish Athletics Federation that will run through the most emblematic streets of the city, starting in San Francisco and finishing in the Plaza del Obradoiro, with more than 50% of the circuit in the monumental area.

Fiestas

26/02/2022 - 05/03/2022
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.

Guided visits

20/02/2022
Plaza de Platerías
The Asociación Profesional de Guías de Turismo de Galicia is once again celebrating International Tourist Guide Day in the streets this year, with activities in several Galician cities. As this year 21 February is a Monday, the activities to promote the profession have been...
12/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
As part of the programme of O que non se escribe - conferences on contemporary creation based on sound archives- a sound walk is now available that will guide participants through different points of the city where they can find sound treasures. Each point hides a QR code to scan and listen...

Others

03/12/2021 - 06/01/2022
Iglesia y Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval
In this singular Christmas 2021, Santiago Tourism promotes the illumination of the facade of the convent of San Domingos de Bonaval, which will be tinted with colour and over it will be projected coloured balloons with messages of this Christmas season.  

Meetings

12/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
O QUE NON SE ESCRIBE (WHAT IS NOT WRITTEN) is a conference of learning and experimentation on our sound heritage, a sharing of the most current projects around traditional music from a perspective that is as unique as it is global. A unique project that focuses on the process from the most...

Exhibitions

13/01/2021 - 30/05/2021
Casa do Cabido
This exhibition extols the baroque spirit of the Casa do Cabido, promoting the idea of the mystery hidden behind the stony cloth of its façade.    
02/06/2021 - 30/11/2021
Casa do Cabido
The exhibition is dedicated to the goldsmith Julio Lado Martínez, the last and leading exponent of a family saga dedicated to goldsmithing with strong roots in Compostela since the 19th century. It brings together a selection of pieces made by him throughout his life as a master of...
02/07/2021 - 31/10/2021
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
Fe (Faith), the new exhibition at the Pilgrimages and Santiago Museum, aims to present a retrospective of the work of photographer Tino Martínez between 1971 and 2016. It focuses on the series of popular religious celebrations in Galicia: the pilgrimages.  The camera of the...
15/10/2021 - 22/01/2022
Colexio de Fonseca
29/10/2021 - 14/11/2021
Monasterio e Iglesia de San Martiño Pinario
29/10/2021 - 30/12/2021
Casa do Cabido
This exhibition covers the 90 years of history of the emblematic Café Derby, a cultural reference in Compostela. It shows documentation and unpublished images of the Café and a recreation of the original space, with some of the furnishings such as chairs, tables and lamps....

Religious

08/04/2022 - 17/04/2022
This year's celebration will feature 17 processions from Friday 8 April until Sunday 17, which will go through the streets of the historic centre. Apart from the liturgical celebrations, the Municipal Band of Santiago offers a concert together with the Orfeón Terra A Nosa and the...
08/04/2022
21:00 | Iglesia de San Miguel dos Agros
PROCESION OF "LA VIRGEN DE LOS DOLORES" Brotherhood of "Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores" Time  Friday, April 8, 2022. 9.00 pm.  Home  Church of San Miguel dos Agros  Itinerary Praza de San Miguel dos Agros...
09/04/2022
18:00
WAY OF THE CROSS Time  (Saturday, April 9, 2022). 6.00 pm Points of interest... The procession originally featured the Franciscan Fathers’ damascus cross, but in 1957 it was replaced by the statue of “El Cristo de la Paciencia de Conxo.” It is always...
10/04/2022
18:00 | Capela Xeral de Ánimas
PROCESSION OF 'LA ESPERANZA' Brotherhood of 'La Esperanza' Time Palm Sunday (Sunday, April, 10 2022). Home  Igrexa das Ánimas Itinerary Praza das Ánimas - Rúa das Casas Reais – Praza de Cervantes – Rúa do Preguntoiro –...
11/04/2022
21:30 | Iglesia de Santa María do Camiño
PROCESSION OF 'LA HUMILDAD' Brotherhood of 'La Humildad' Time Monday, April, 11 2022: 9.30 pm  Home Church of Santa María do Camiño Itinerary Igrexa de Santa María do Camiño - Rúa Travesa - Rúa das Casas Reais - Praza de...
12/04/2022
22:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
PROCESSION OF THE PRAYER IN THE GARDEN AND ARREST OF JESUS Franciscan Brotherhood of La Veracruz Time  Holy Tuesday (Tuesday, April, 12 2022). 10:30 pm  Home Igrexa Conventual de San Francisco Itinerary Campiño de San Francisco - Rúa San Francisco -...
12/04/2022
21:00 | Convento e Iglesia de las Madres Mercedarias
PROCESSION OF 'SANTÍSIMO CRISTO DE LA PACIENCIA' Brotherhood of 'Cristo de la Paciencia' Time  Holy Tuesday (Tuesday, April, 12 2022). 9 pm  Home Igrexa da Mercé de Conxo  Itinerary Igrexa das Nais Mercedarias – Tránsito da...
13/04/2022
23:00 | Convento, Iglesia y Colegio de las Huérfanas
PROCESSION OF 'LOS ESTUDIANTES'  Brotherhood of 'Stmo. Cristo de la Misericordia, Nuestro Padre Jesús de la Esperanza y Nuestra Señora de los Remedios' Time Holy Wednesday (Wednesday, April, 13 2022): 11 pm Home-Starting point Igrexa das...
14/04/2022
23:30 | Convento e Iglesia de Santo Agostiño
PROCESSION OF 'JESÚS FLAGELADO' Brotherhood of 'Nuestro Padre Jesús Flagelado' Time Maundy Thursday (April, 14 2022). 11:30 pm  Home  Igrexa de Santo Agostiño   Itinerary Igrexa de Santo Agostiño - Praza de...
14/04/2022
19:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
PROCESSION OF 'LA ÚLTIMA CENA DEL SALVADOR' Franciscan Brotherhood of 'La Veracruz' Time Maundy Thursday (Thursday, April 14, 2022). 7:30 pm  Home  Igrexa de San Francisco  Itinerary Campiño de San Francisco – Rúa de...
15/04/2022
23:00 | Iglesia de Santa María Salomé
PROCESSION OF "LA VIRGEN DE LA SOLEDAD" Brotherhood: Cofradía de la Virgen de la Soledad Time Good Friday (Friday, April 15, 2022). 11:00 pm Home  Igrexa de Santa María Salomé  Itinerary Igrexa de Santa María Salomé -...
15/04/2022
20:00 | Iglesia y Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval
PROCESSION OF THE HOLY BURIAL OF JESUS Brotherhood: Cofradía Numeraria del Rosario Time Good Friday (Friday, April 15, 2022): 8 pm  Home  San Domingos de Bonaval  Itinerary Campo de San Domingos de Bonaval - Costa de San Domingos de...
15/04/2022
18:00 | Iglesia da Nosa Señora da Angustia
PROCESSION OF 'LA QUINTA ANGUSTIA' Brotherhood of 'Nuestra Señora de la Quinta Angustia'  Time Good Friday (Friday, April, 15 2022): 6 pm  Home  Church of Nuestra Señora da Quinta Angustia  Itinerary Campo da Angustia –...
15/04/2022
11:00 | Iglesia de San Miguel dos Agros
PROCESSION OF THE HOLY ENCOUNTER Brotherhood of 'Noso Pai Xesús Nazareno e a Santísima Virxe das Dores' Time Good Friday (Friday, April 15, 2022). 11:00 am Home Igrexa de San Miguel dos Agros Itinerary Praza da Quintana (Sermon of the Encounter)–...
16/04/2022
20:00
PROCESSION OF "LOS HERMANOS" Brotherhood of "Cristo de la Unción y Nuestra Señora de la Serenidad" Time Holy Saturday (Saturday, April 16, 2022). 8 pm Home-Starting point Colexio da Inmaculada. Rúa Concepción...
17/04/2022
10:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
PROCESSION OF THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST Franciscan Brotherhood of 'La Veracruz' Time Sunday, April 17, 2022. 10:30 am Home  Church of San Francisco Itinerary Campiño de San Francisco - Rúa de San Francisco - Praza do Obradoiro -  Rúa...
24/04/2022
11:00 | Convento de clausura de Nuestra Señora de la Merced
PROCESSION OF 'EL CRISTO DE LA PACIENCIA' Brotherhood of 'El Cristo de la Paciencia'  Time Dominica in Albis (Sunday, April 24, 2022). 11 am  Home  Igrexa da Mercé de Conxo  Itinerary Catedral de Santiago - Praza das Praterías...

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.    
18/02/2019 - 24/03/2019
Facultad de Geografía e Historia
The Concert Cycle Novos Talentos Musicais is aimed at Galician chamber musicians living in Galicia or students of Galician Music Centres up to 32 years of age. It is an initiative promoted by the Compostela Sound Association and the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC).
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...
07/11/2019 - 10/11/2019
The Encounter of Compostela Illustrated Travel Journals, was created in 2016 by El Patito Editorial and the direction of Miguelanxo Prado, as a winter event in the city of Santiago, open to artists from all over the world. It takes place during the second weekend of November, and its purpose is...

Theatre

16/09/2022 - 02/10/2022
Teatro Principal
Amateur theatre companies present their productions.

Annual

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.

Cinema

07/11/2022 - 23/11/2022
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 

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