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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

from 31 March, 2023

Music

08/04/2023
20:00 | Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
Concert framed in the programme De Lugares e Órganos 2023 with the intention of continuing to discover and revisit the spaces of the city and its musical memory in a programme featuring the organs of Compostela.  
17/05/2023 - 30/06/2023
21:00
The Praza de Feixoo hosts the fifth edition of the Seráns Festival, which will take place from 17 May to 30 June.
01/06/2023 - 27/06/2023
New edition of the Jornadas de Música Contemporánea under the title 'A voz a escena'.
01/06/2023
20:30 | Sala Capitol
DE VACAS have a new show "Rebovina Divas Live". They dress up the stage and dust off their best clothes for the occasion, rewinding in the memory of time.
04/06/2023
17:00 | Monasterio e Iglesia de San Paio de Antealtares
Benefit concert for Ukraine
04/06/2023
20:00 | Hospedería San Martín Pinario
To celebrate the appointment of Francisco José Prieto as the new Archbishop of Santiago, this concert will take place on Sunday 4 June to open the musical season of the Espacio Cultural San Martiño Pinario.
04/06/2023
20:00 | Sala Capitol
"Maneiro" presents his album "Un Bonito Despertar".
05/06/2023
21:00 | Salón Teatro
After the recent release of "hortelã", MARO gave life to an intimate and stripped down version of their most recent songs, in an acoustic folk vein. In trio format, with the Catalan guitarists Darío Barroso & Pau Figueres, they arrive in Compostela on their Spanish...
06/06/2023
20:00 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
The Portuguese musician will offer a selection of pieces for baroque guitar taken from the Coimbra Codex with others contemporary to the manuscript.
06/06/2023
23:30 | Sala Malatesta
The American hardcore band, the legendary Agnostic Front, will be in Galicia on their 40th anniversary tour of their first Ep with a concert on the 6th of June in the Malatesta hall in Santiago de Compostela.
09/06/2023 - 10/06/2023
Teatro Principal
O QUE NON SE ESCRIBE 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 ancient to the most...
14/06/2023
21:00 | Sala Capitol
The Uruguayan band Cuarteto De Nos returns to Spain to celebrate live the songs from their latest album LÁMINA ONCE, as well as giving a classic tour of the hits from their latest albums on this TOUR EUROPA 2023.
17/06/2023
21:00 | Sala Capitol
Lamatumbá is a Galician musical group born in March 1998 that combines a multitude of styles, whose eixo is a partying and open-air sound. It is tied to the publication of data from a total of four studio albums, and frequently performs on Galician and peninsular stages. For some years...
29/06/2023 - 14/07/2023
From 29 June to 14 July, Santiago will become the capital of classical music thanks to the XIII Festival Peregrinos Musicales, which has some great novelties. The main one will be the celebration of a day of classical music on the streets, which will feature the 7 new international talents...
02/07/2023
20:30 | Sala Capitol
The veteran Albert Anderson, better known as Al Anderson, was a member of Bob Marley's Wailers between 1975 and 1980, the peak of the era of the much-missed Jamaican music legend. His guitar playing was essential on such legendary albums as Natty Dread (1974). That is why he decided to form The...
27/07/2023
Multiusos Fontes do Sar
The Mexican singer will perform in Santiago de Compostela with his new tour 'UN TOUR A TODAS PARTES'.
14/09/2023
20:30 | Sala Capitol
Born in the heart of the charming city of Montevideo, with its melancholic peace, the attractive intellectuality of its bars and cafés, and the permanent musicality of every corner, NTVG have built their musical universe based on expanding what their environment offers them with elements...
27/10/2023
22:30 | Sónar
Rupatrupa is back on the road with its most complete and powerful format. The Tenerife-based project will release its first studio album and to celebrate it will tour the peninsula at the end of the year. On this tour they will present a show with some new songs, but without forgetting the...
13/11/2023
20:00 | Sala Capitol
The Defrost Tour Europe 2023 of the supergroup The Aristocrats arrives in our country next autumn to put an end once and for all to the recent "Ice Age" that the world of live music has been experiencing. Formed by 3 of the best musicians on the planet, each in their own discipline, The...
19/11/2023
20:00 | Sala Capitol
Tribute concert to Frank Sinatra and Antonio Carlos Jobim
14/12/2023
21:00 | Sala Capitol
Concert by the Andalusian artist, member of the collective Suite Soprano.

Dance

14/09/2023 - 16/09/2023
This festival searchs for the dynamization and promotion of contemporary dance, offering for a week various activities around the dance: Training workshops, talks with dance professionals and small and medium format shows in Cloisters and Open Spaces of Compostela.

Theatre

27/05/2023
20:30 | Teatro Principal
Two women open up in Amor Producciones' latest show
21/06/2023
20:30 | Teatro Principal
A Panadaría brings to the Principal this show to Santiago, where they are doing the end of the tour.

Educational events

07/06/2023 - 15/06/2023
Platform. Festival de artes performativas aims to enrich the cultural power of Santiago de Compostela. In this fourth edition, it aims to be one of the city's benchmark festivals: an unmissable cultural event for the first weeks of June.

Music

15/06/2023 - 17/06/2023
Actuaciones en el Monte do Gozo
International Festival to be held on Monte do Gozo from 15 to 17 June
08/07/2023
Actuaciones en el Monte do Gozo
On 8 July, Robbie Williams, Martin Garrix, Hombres G, and Iván Ferreiro will give a concert at Monte do Gozo.

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.

Fairs

09/06/2023 - 18/06/2023
Plaza de la Quintana
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

25/04/2023 - 30/09/2023
The first urban art festival with a gender perspective in Europe, the Delas Fest, returns for the fifth consecutive year to fill the walls of the district of Compostela with colours and history.

Presentations

01/06/2023
19:30 | A Casa do Taberneiro
Presentation of the new poetry book "Os eucaliptos levan o lume dentro" by Angel Suanzes.

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

Cinema

18/04/2023 - 06/06/2023
19:15 | Ateneo De Santiago
It will be held every Tuesday at 19.15h from 18 April to 6 June. Two cycles: The musical cinema of Bob Fosse, coordinated by Antón Porteiro.  Stanley Kubrick I, coordinated by José Manuel González Herrán.

Celebrations

12/06/2023 - 02/07/2023
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

08/04/2023
18:00 | Multiusos Fontes do Sar
The Multiusos Fontes do Sar hosts a new Endesa League 22-23 game.
23/04/2023
17:00 | Multiusos Fontes do Sar
The Multiusos Fontes do Sar hosts a new Endesa League 22-23 game.
06/05/2023
18:00 | Multiusos Fontes do Sar
The Multiusos Fontes do Sar hosts a new Endesa League 22-23 game.

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.
12/05/2023 - 14/05/2023
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.
16/05/2023 - 21/05/2023
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.
03/06/2023
12:00 | Monasterio e Iglesia de San Martiño Pinario
On Saturday 3 June 2023 the popular festival of the San Martiño Pinario neighbourhood will be held: 50 ANOS ALÓ.A fun day with a vermouth session, popular games, live music and lots of dancing...Come dressed in the fashion of 1973!
23/06/2023
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.  O TEU MELLOR SAN XOAN #estounachama
23/06/2023
O teu mellor San Xoan 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...
23/06/2023
The neighbourhoods of Compostela join in the celebration of the San Xoán festivities, offering a wide range of activities for everyone.
23/06/2023
17:00 | Plaza de Mazarelos
O TEU MELLOR SAN XOAN 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...

Guided visits

05/06/2023 - 09/06/2023
Catedral
To commemorate this day, the Cathedral of Santiago organizes several days of Open Doors, with free guided tours. Visitors will be able to see, among other cathedral jewels, the Codex Calixtinus.

Conferences

17/04/2023
19:30 | Ateneo De Santiago
The Ateneo de Santiago, in collaboration with the Xosé Neira Vilas Foundation, has scheduled a conference entitled "Neira Vilas, a life of commitment", which will be given by Dolores Vilavedra, Professor of Galician Literature at the USC.
29/05/2023
19:30 | Ateneo De Santiago
The Ateneo de Santiago, in collaboration with the College of Architects, has scheduled a round table, organised by the Compostela Section, entitled "A gobernanza da área metropolitana de Santiago de Compostela. Unha perspectiva Europea de áreas metropolitanas medias", with the...

Exhibitions

20/04/2023 - 25/06/2023
Fundación Eugenio Granell
This exhibition by Alfonso Costa and Isabel Pintado pays a particular plastic tribute to the actress María Casares.
24/04/2023 - 10/06/2023
Colegio de Fonseca
O ronsel do Xelmírez: 178 anos na educación e cultura galegas' offers a glimpse of the cultural and human heritage of the educational institution and "aims to show how this centre became a place of reference in the history of Galician cultural creation over the years, from its...
04/05/2023 - 12/06/2023
Trinta
STAY WITH ME The problem of love and other studies.   An exhibition by Ángela Valella with Roc Laseca.
05/05/2023 - 16/06/2023
Galería de Arte Luisa Pita
First solo exhibition in Galicia of the Cordovan artist Miguel Gómez Losada (Cordoba, 1967), who brings to Compostela his particular and romantic visual universe thanks to a selection of works from his latest pictorial series.
06/05/2023
DIDAC (DARDO Instituto do Deseño e das Artes Contemporáneas)
Exhibition of the Portuguese artist
11/05/2023
Fundación Eugenio Granell
Pegadas e marcas, a project curated by Eduardo Valiña, is a space where the artist's relationship with the medium can be explored through marks that serve as a guide on an imaginary map.
12/05/2023
Centro Sociocultural O Ensanche
Exhibition by Carmen Sampedro
16/05/2023 - 14/07/2023
Our town's commercial establishments will serve as a showcase for the 55 works of art created by local residents.
25/05/2023 - 10/09/2023
Fundación Eugenio Granell
The exhibition Detrás do Sol: Granell in Porto Rico is a project curated by the Puerto Rican historian José Correa Vigier.
26/05/2023
Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Curated by Prof. Dr. Rita Gradaílle Pernas and Prof. Dr. Antón Costa Rico, the exhibition is articulated through a visual itinerary that runs through a set of 16 display tables with books and school resources, significant objects, historical photographs, posters and images,...
02/06/2023 - 25/06/2023
Museo do Pobo Galego
Exhibition of the winners and finalists in the last edition of the 18th Xurxo Lobato Photography Prize.
28/06/2023
Auditorio de Galicia
1984. Una xeanoloxía feminista del arte urbana gallega, is an exhibition essay on urban art, unpublished in our country. Curated by Amabel González Troncoso and Clara Rodríguez Cordeiro, the project is the result of a huge research work on graffiti and contemporary muralism.

Annual

Free
29/04/2023 - 07/05/2023
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.

Theatre

01/05/2023 - 07/05/2023
In the Mostra de Teatro Universitario de Galicia, works from the three Galician universities will be presented at the Teatro Principal and at the Roberto Vidal Bolaño theater. +Info

Annual

12/06/2023 - 14/06/2023
Salón Teatro
Agadic organizes this Galician performing arts market festival. 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...
01/07/2023 - 09/07/2023
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.

Festival

Free
01/08/2023 - 31/08/2023
During the month of August, dance, circus, theatre, poetry, music, heritage, visual arts and much more in the streets of Compostela. All the programme at compostelacultura.gal

Theatre

02/09/2023 - 23/09/2023
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...

Music

07/09/2023 - 10/09/2023
The WOS Festival is an annual indoor event that takes place in September in different spaces of high heritage value in Santiago de Compostela. The festival presents a broad multidisciplinary programme with a focus on electronic and avant-garde music, visual arts, film, installations, ...

Annual

30/09/2023 - 08/10/2023
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.
07/10/2023 - 15/10/2023
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.
23/10/2023 - 27/10/2023
NOTE: Estimated dates for 2023 The Araguaney Foundation organizes this Arab cinema exhibition in Santiago de Compostela. Its main objective is to present the current situation of the Arab audiovisual industry and to offer a starting point for the discovery of this rich world that, even today,...

Gastronomy

26/10/2023 - 12/11/2023
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...

Annual

02/11/2023 - 05/11/2023
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...

Cinema

06/11/2023 - 22/11/2023
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 
22/05/2023 - 14/08/2023
Casa do Cabido
Exhibition of photographs by Fuco Reyes.

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