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This fall the myth of Don Juan returns to Alcalá de Henares. The tribute festivity to the famous character of the play by José Zorrilla that since 1984 fills the city of stagings and the best theater. Read on!
Jazz Círculo, the jazz music concert series organized annually by the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid, is back for another season. In its XV edition, jazz returns stronger than ever to the center's Sala de Columnas, don't miss it!
The Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, in Madrid, inaugurates this exhibition that gathers the works of the Scottish landscape painter David Roberts and the Galician romantic painter, Genaro Pérez Villaamil. An exhibition that shows their collaborations, dialogues and mutual influences, which can be visited from October 7 until January 16.
This fall, if you are enthusiastic about flamenco, Spanish music and palace architecture, you cannot miss the concert series "Flamenco en palacio. A diverse look at flamenco heritage", a Cultural Heritage initiative that brings the best musical tradition to different historic palaces in the region.
If you like original plans, you can not miss the Silent Disco Tours, a new concept of urban route in which participants walk through the city and dance to the rhythm of songs that listen to with headphones. Walk, dance and have fun with your family with this surprising initiative.
The region of Madrid celebrates this fall for the first time the Hispanidad 2021 festival, with dozens of free activities and an extensive cultural program for all audiences, with the participation of more than 250 artists from different disciplines. Take part in this great party!
Moralzarzal is a Madrid municipality located at the foot of the Sierra de Guadarrama that offers an idyllic setting both to enjoy nature and to practice sports in a rural environment. Therefore, we propose up to 9 different routes that will please both hiking enthusiasts and more experienced athletes looking for more demanding challenges.
If you like German beer and gastronomy you can't miss its big party, the Oktoberfest. Until November 7 you can enjoy this traditional celebration at Oktoberfest Experience, at the terrace of La Estación de Príncipe Pío, read on!
Madrid Science and Innovation Week kicks off, the great annual event of scientific dissemination in which many institutions organize more than 1000 activities to bring science, technology and innovation to the public.
On November 19, the National Museum of Natural Sciences will inaugurate an exhibition on the life of Santiago Ramón y Cajal, the famous Spanish scientist who propelled Spanish science and research to the highest international recognition.
Collecting and antiques enthusiasts are in luck. Next November 13 begins Feriarte 2021, the most important national antiques and art galleries fair, read on!
Madrid joins the 12th edition of "Restaurants fighting Hunger", a humanitarian initiative in which many restaurants offer solidarity menus for the fight against hunger and poverty. Until November 15 you can collaborate with any of the restaurants participating in our region, pay attention!
A great new experience for the whole family is waiting for you at the Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid. Discover "Explorium", the new adventure of Naturaleza Encendida, a display of light and sea creatures that begins at dusk, it will surprise you!
Madrid shines with all its light for LuzMadrid, the 1st International Festival of Light of Madrid that will transform the night of the capital into a dazzling spectacle. From October 29 to 31, a multitude of artistic proposals will adorn its most emblematic places with magic, spectacle and creativity. Read on!
On November 14 Movistar Madrid Half Marathon returns, the race that runs through the streets of the capital in a day of competition and solidarity. Up to 18,000 runners will take part in this event, which this year has a new route, read on!
On October 1, the region of Madrid celebrates a new edition of "La Noche de los libros", the exciting literary evening in which many institutions, bookstores, libraries and cultural centers organize meetings with writers and publishers to bring literature to all audiences. Over 400 activities set throughout 81 towns of the region.
Autumn season brings back the Meninas of Velázquez, which have taken to the streets again. Don't miss this Meninas Madrid Gallery 2021, an event in which a multitude of sculptures in the shape of the famous Meninas fill the streets of Madrid, each one wearing a different design!
The courtyard of the Real Casa de Correos, in the central Puerta del Sol, already houses the traditional Nativity Scene. An installation with years of tradition formed by more than 160 figures that make up the well-known biblical scenes and can be visited until January 9.
Did you know that the surroundings of Leganés and Fuenlabrada are full of biodiversity, agricultural cereal fields, streams and cattle trails? We propose up to four routes for you to discover this environment, a place for walking, leisure and recreation.
It is still summer and, in case you have run out of ideas to enjoy these last days of the season, we remind you up to four plans that end their activity in the upcoming days.
Live music is back! This summer the Coca-Cola Music Experience 2021 Festival will bring back live music on September 4 at the IFEMA venue in Madrid. The return of one of the most anticipated festivals, the #CCME.
The Madrid Book Fair kicks off at its usual location in the Retiro Park. This is the second consecutive year that the fair is held in early autumn instead of its traditional summer dates, this year celebrating its 80th anniversary, from September 10 to 26. One of the region's most anticipated major cultural events.
It goes without saying that summer in Madrid is boiling hot. Air conditioning, fans or a cold bottle of water are our greatest allies during this time of the year, but how did people fight the heat in Madrid a few years ago?
On September 10, 11 and 12 the I Zarzuela Festival of Lozoyuela-Navas-Sieteiglesias will take place, a commitment to the promotion of rural culture that will fill the most unique and touristic enclaves of this municipality of the Sierra Norte de Madrid with musical galas of the most traditional genre of the Spanish lyrical tradition, the zarzuela.
If you want to spend a day full of fun, today we recommend you the perfect plan. Visit Parque Europa in Torrejón de Ardoz and enjoy a day full of adventures. The wide variety of activities offered makes this park, more than 233,000 square meters big and with 190,000 square meters of green areas, an ideal place to spend a day with the family.
Surely you have visited the Crystal Palace located in El Retiro Park. If you liked it, this is your lucky day, because the other Crystal Palace of Madrid, the Arganzuela, reopens its doors so you can be surprised with one of the great exponents of the Iron Architecture of Madrid in the nineteenth century.
This September, contemporary art returns with "Arte Vivo en las Villas", an initiative of the Community of Madrid that aims to fill the eleven Villas of Madrid with activities, exhibitions and artistic performances.
September is coming and during these last days of summer numerous fairs, markets and flea markets are hosted throughout the Community of Madrid. If you want to finalize your summer shopping, here are three events not to be missed:
This September, the fashion shows are back with a new edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid, the great Spanish fashion show that is held twice a year, in spring and autumn, in Hall 14.1. of the IFEMA fairgrounds. For four days, from September 16 to 19, Madrid is the fashion capital.
Next September 14, the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza presents a new temporary exhibition, a retrospective of the life of René Magritte, the famous Belgian painter, one of the greatest exponents of surrealism and 20th century painting.
This month a new edition of the Traditional Music Festival of Aranjuez returns, an event that will fill with music the most emblematic places of the Royal Site and Villa.
Trap360&Urban Fest, a festival full of music and visual arts that want to celebrate and promote the new urban scene, the set of styles and new urban trends that have emerged in recent years.
The IFEMA MADRID venue will once again host the Madrid Horse Week, the most important equestrian event in Spain. Until November 28 enjoy this horse festival, a benchmark for family and sporting leisure, read on!
The 7th edition of Open House Madrid festival kicks off on September 24, the most important event of Madrid's architecture that can be enjoyed until September 26. Under the slogan 'I don't even know where I live' get ready for a few days in which exclusive guided tours will be offered to more than a hundred buildings and architecture studios in the city of Madrid, plus many other surprises.
A new edition of the Hotel Tapa Tour is back for the sixth consecutive year. The informal haute cuisine festival in which, this year, 8 gastronomic routes have been organized to taste during 10 days 40 tapas of haute cuisine in twenty of the most exclusive hotels in Madrid.
Trap and new urban music culture lovers are in luck. Centro de Cultura Contemporánea CondeDuque in Madrid organizes next September 25 and 26 the Blam!!! festival, a date with emerging musical genres by female artists.
Few kilometers away from the capital, in the municipality of Rivas-Vaciamadrid, you can find El Campillo lagoon, a natural area rich in biodiversity that allows you to enjoy a real picnic with friends or children, perfect for a walk, a quiet hiking or biking route.