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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

from 19 May, 2022

Music

22/05/2022
19:30 | Sala Capitol
Stories that are born from others; some real and others fictionalised, of women who may or may not have existed, but who allow us to see ourselves and others from a different perspective, diving into the contradiction, imperfection and vulnerability of any human being. Human beings, that's all.
27/05/2022
20:30 | Monasterio e Iglesia de San Martiño Pinario
The Real Filharmonía de Galicia offers a concert in the church of San Martín Pinario on Friday 27 May (20.30h) in which the work Ilusións (Maya) by the composer Octavio Vázquez will be performed, as well as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Symphony No. 41.
10/06/2022
20:30 | Monasterio e Iglesia de San Martiño Pinario
15/06/2022
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2022. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of invitation. The nights will start with the musical session of a local DJ and will continue with live performances from...
16/06/2022 - 18/06/2022
Monte do Gozo
O Son Do Camiño returns this year to Monte do Gozo in the form of a series of concerts. 11 performances complete an impressive line-up that will undoubtedly serve to warm up the engines for O Son do Camiño 2022.
24/06/2022
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
03/07/2022
21:00 | Sala Malatesta
The BellRays are a force of nature hailing from Riverside, California. Known the worldwide for the punk, rock, soul sound that is uniquely theirs and has no comparison. They continually defy a singular definition and are proud of that. The BellRays make good music and that is the way they...
07/07/2022 - 26/08/2022
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
11/07/2022
22:00 | Monte do Gozo
The band Imagine Dragons will perform in Galicia for the first time on 11 July at Monte do Gozo, in a concert as part of their new world tour "Mercury Tour" with which the group returns to the stage after 4 years to present their new album along with all their hits, making it a very special...
13/07/2022
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2022. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of invitation. The nights will start with the musical session of a local DJ and will continue with live performances from...
31/08/2022
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2022. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of invitation. The nights will start with the musical session of a local DJ and will continue with live performances from...
28/09/2022
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2022. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of invitation. The nights will start with the musical session of a local DJ and will continue with live performances from...
05/10/2022
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2022. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of invitation. The nights will start with the musical session of a local DJ and will continue with live performances from...

Dance

01/07/2022
Parque de la Alameda
Every Friday in July and August, and inspired by the "Glorieta de Belgrano" in Buenos Aires, Santiago de Compostela also dances Tango in the open air during the summer.

Theatre

21/05/2022
20:30
(Some subtitles. Which can be chapters, which are motivations)  The devil on the beach.  Lucifer, the light bearer. The most beautiful angel in heaven who, for defying God's creative power, is condemned. The fallen angel.  Deleuze's umbrella. The struggle against chaos....
26/05/2022
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Dressed in a formal suit in which he does not quite feel comfortable, complying with the preceptive protocol, the playwright, or perhaps an actress friend whom he has asked to represent him in the solemn act, is going to enter the Academy with a speech entitled Silencio (Silence). His...

Shows

10/06/2022 - 12/06/2022
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia

For children

20/05/2022
17:00 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
A show that combines clown and pantomime with magic and puppet manipulation.  Xan Perillán is a lucky man, he won a trip to Pernambuco in a raffle... But where is Pernambuco? In the northern or southern hemisphere... with a bit of magic and the help of the children he will find...
29/05/2022
16:30
Independent and animated games with an agricultural theme, which introduce us to one of the smallest, liveliest and most sonorous birds of the local fauna. The aim is to make accessible, through fun, especially for a family audience, an agricultural culture that in itself often fascinates...

Fairs

01/06/2022 - 05/06/2022
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
06/06/2022 - 09/06/2022
Salón Teatro
AGADIC organizes a new edition of the Galician performing arts market. Through a selection of recently produced shows and a programme of parallel activities, this initiative takes the pulse of the current situation of the sector in Galicia. At the same time, it provides its professionals with a...
Free
09/06/2022 - 11/06/2022
10/06/2022 - 19/06/2022
12. Plaza del Toural
The Compostela Book Week is the result of collaborative work between the Santiago City Council and the Compostela Book Table. It was born last year, 2017, with the aim of meeting the demands and needs of booksellers and publishers in the Galician capital, and with the challenge of going one...

Festival

20/06/2022 - 09/07/2022
Throughout the months of June and July, the USC develops its performing arts festival, with an extensive program that includes dance, music and theater. USCénica 2022 will take place between 20 June and 9 July, with continuous programming from Wednesday to Saturday in the Roberto Vidal...
23/06/2022 - 18/09/2022
Monte do Gozo
24/07/2022 - 25/07/2022
Parque de la Alameda - Campus Sur
Festigal 2022 brings the Galician musical power of Tanxugueiras, Banda da Loba, Familia Caamagno and Bratzantifa, who will perform on the night of 24 July at the south campus of Santiago de Compostela. In addition, Alberto Mvundi, Os John Deeres, Berto and DJ Ferromona will be playing at...

Cinema

15/06/2022
17:00 | Facultade de Filosofía
Proyección del film Mouchette (Robert Bresson, 1967), dentro del Ciclo de Cinema Filosófico. La presentación correrá a cargo de Xavier de Donato.
27/06/2022 - 30/06/2022
22:30 | Parque de la Alameda
The Alameda de Santiago hosts an open-air film series, an activity organized by the Department of Youth.    

Presentations

Courses and workshops

20/05/2022
18:30
In this workshop given by Gustavo Couto, director of Armadanzas de Laraño, anyone can participate and learn the basic steps of the traditional Galician dance. A way of integrating into the atmosphere of the Festa do Banquete open to the general public without prior registration.

Celebrations

13/06/2022 - 03/07/2022
On the occasion of the celebration of International LGTBI Pride Day on 28 June, Compostela Diversa brings together a series of actions and activities to make Santiago a benchmark as a welcoming city, committed to global and inclusive actions that help to advance in the achievement of...

Sport

28/05/2022
19:30 | Multiusos Fontes do Sar
The best international freestyle show is coming to Galicia. A spectacular trail of riders with an unmatched track record, Rémi Bizouard, three times world champion in the specialty, the explosive rider Nico Texier accompanied by specialists Abraham Parra, Francis Costela or Fabian Chignauet.
04/06/2022
11:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia

Fiestas

20/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
CSC de Conxo
The banquet that brought together university students, workers and craftsmen around the same table on 2 March 1856 to demand equality and freedom, remains in the collective memory as one of the foundational events of the galeguismo.
21/05/2022 - 22/05/2022
One of the main novelties of this edition of the Conxo Banquet is the tourist train, which will be available to citizens and visitors for free transfers between the Alameda, in the city centre, and the Conxo district.
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.
22/06/2022 - 26/06/2022
The San Pedro district celebrates its fiestas with a programme that includes numerous leisure activities for all ages and publics.
23/06/2022
One more year, in the afternoon and evening of the 23rd, the 'Cacharelo Train' will circulate for free, between 5 pm and 10 pm, to encourage mobility for the neighbourhood of Santiago, tourists and visitors, who will be able to travel through the city's different bonfires.
23/06/2022 - 25/06/2022
The neighbourhoods of Compostela join in the celebration of the San Xoán festivities, offering a wide range of activities for everyone.
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...

Guided visits

21/05/2022
12:30
Guiado pola divulgadora e educadora ambiental Susana Domínguez, esta ruta leva aos participantes a descubrir a riqueza natural que conserva o entorno do Bosque de Conxo.
21/05/2022
12:00 | Monasterio e Iglesia de Santa María de Conxo
Guiado pola divulgadora e educadora ambiental Susana Domínguez, esta ruta leva aos participantes a descubrir a riqueza natural que conserva o entorno do Bosque de Conxo.

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
13/06/2022 - 16/09/2022
Colexio de Fonseca
Isabel Rey presents us with a university that in everyday life often goes unnoticed. Time stopped in this sometimes novel perspective, which shows a building heritage that tells its own story.
15/06/2022 - 15/09/2022
Fundación Eugenio Granell
01/07/2022 - 18/09/2022
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
For the first time in Spain, arrives at Santiago de Compostela CARNE y ARENA (Virtually present, Physically), a groundbreaking and immersive virtual reality experience by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, exploring the human condition of immigrants and refugees.

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.
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.

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 

Gastronomy

11/11/2022 - 25/12/2022
Compostela is the perfect city for going out for a drink and tapas, especially with the “Santiago(é)Tapas” Competition. Participants follow several routes of bars and restaurants, trying traditional and creative creations at an attractive price, to choose and vote for their...

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