Events in Madrid

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  • Hop on board one the region's tourist trains and discover some magical places.

    Tourist Trains
  • Tren de la Fresa - Compartimento y pasillo


Two routes invite us to delve into food culture and art (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum / San Miguel Market. Until February 2025).

This annual fair is the best hunting grounds for antiques, collectables and vintage objects (IFEMA Madrid - Hall 3. 6-14 April).

Madrid's most chic pop-up market oozes elegance and exclusivity (Gran Vía, 13. Next edition: 11-14 April).

Europe’s most exclusive interior design exhibition is holding its 59th edition (Palacio de La Trinidad. 11 Apr-26 May).

Monthly vintage market held in the south of the city (Railway Museum. Second weekend of the month. Next edition: 13 and 14 April).

This open and free cultural creation initiative celebrates its fifth edition, bringing together the art of more than 50 artists. Enjoy the results now! (Los Mostenses Market).

Annual Events

Every year on and around May 15th, Madrid honours its patron saint, San Isidro.

This annual event is a wonderful way to celebrate and support tolerance and diversity (28 Jun-7 Jul 2024).

August is a fantastic month to experience a Madrid at its most traditional, as it celebrates the San Cayetano, San Lorenzo and Virgen de la Paloma festivities (2-15 August 2024).

Spain marks its national day with pomp and pageantry (12 October).

As Christmas trees and decorations light up streets and squares, Madrid celebrates everyone’s favourite holiday with a programme packed with cultural and leisure activities.

Thousands flock to the city to attend the processions and to enjoy the atmosphere created by the trumpets, drums and the hundreds of religious worshippers' bright and colourful attire (24 to 31 March 2024).


The city’s new official sightseeing and tourist travel pass.

An observation deck offering wonderful vistas of the city.

Visit our online store (in Spanish) of souvenirs made by local artisans!

  • Don’t miss the weekly Changing of the Guard held every Wednesday and Saturday, and the Solemn Changing of the Guard on the first Wednesday of every month (Next Solemn Changing: 1 May).

    Changing the Guard at the Royal Palace
  • Relevo solemne de la Guardia Real
  • Madrid's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely by bus, metro, train or taxi.

    Getting around Madrid
  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place in Madrid and start planning your next visit!

    Madrid Events Calendar: 2024
  • Reforma Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
  • Madrid has lots of activities for children. Check out our suggestions to make the most of your great family holiday.

    Madrid for Kids
  • Primavera con niños


  • Discover 10 places off the beaten track that your trip to Madrid wouldn't be complete with visiting. 

    Alternative Top 10
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