Christmas and New Year's Eve in Madrid | The Principal Madrid Blog
Discover the wonder of Christmas at The Principal Madrid, where you can enjoy exquisite menus in Restaurante Ático.
Madrid Book Fair (Feria del Libro)
One of Madrid's biggest cultural events is back! The Madrid Book Fair, or Feria del Libro, will be held during the spring, as it does every year, in order to encourage people in the city to read and enjoy books.
Madrid Half Marathon 2023
Fancy running in Madrid? Then you will be interested to know more about one of the most popular sporting events in the Spanish capital, the Movistar Madrid Half Marathon, which you can take part in on 26 March.
Valentine's Day gifts in Madrid
The 14th of February is approaching, and although love should be celebrated every day, this is a great occasion to give a romantic Valentine’s gift to that special person.
Concerts in Madrid 2023
The concert halls of Madrid will vibrate again this 2023 with a wide range of Spanish and international artists that will be performing in the city.
New Year’s Eve in Madrid
If you're spending New Year's Eve in Madrid, get ready for a night full of excitement, music, and fun.
Fiesta de la Almudena 2022
The Almudena festivities are back in Madrid, the long-awaited time of the year when the Spanish capital celebrates its patron saint, Lady of the Almudena, with an extensive program of masses, concerts and flower offerings to the Virgin who gives name to this celebration.
Arco Madrid is back in 2023
Are you an art lover? If so, you'll be pleased to know that in 2023 ARCO Madrid returns with a new theme. Under the concept of "Mediterranean: a round sea", the 42nd edition of Spain's most important art fair will focus on the art scene of the countries surrounding this sea.
The Harlem Globetrotters are back in Madrid
Basketball and acrobatics lovers are in luck with the return of the Harlem Globetrotters in Madrid.
Madrid Gastrofestival 2022
There’s no doubt that Madrid is a city with a wide and varied offer of gastronomy.
The best plays and musicals in Madrid
Are you a theater lover? Then you can't leave Madrid without enjoying its cultural offer, one of the most complete in Europe. Discover the theater billboard and the most eagerly awaited premieres for this season 2022:
Football matches in Madrid 2022
Spanish soccer teams are world leaders and the city of Madrid is home to two of the best in the country.
Experience the work of KLIMT in first person
Madrid is a great cosmopolitan city with a great pace of life, where there are always things to see and do.
Celebrate Carnival in Madrid
Carnival in Madrid is one of the most awaited celebrations in the capital. This year the city will be filled with music, dances, costumes and color to welcome spring.
Concerts in Madrid 2022
Discover the concerts in Madrid that you cannot miss this year 2022 and enjoy the rhythm of music. The program is loaded with proposals for all tastes including indie, pop, rock, reggaeton and much more.
Don't miss the best of Christmas in Madrid 2021
When Christmas comes around, we are always looking for the perfect plan to spend the best time of the year. Strolling through illuminated streets, going to Christmas markets, seeing nativity scenes, shopping, going to a café for a cup of hot chocolate with churros in the cold, and much more.
The best exhibitions in Madrid
The Spanish capital is full of culture, with permanent and temporary exhibitions for all tastes in its museums and galleries. If you are looking for an entertaining plan in Madrid for these cold days, here is our list of must-sees for this season.
What to do in downtown Madrid
The capital of Spain is a city full of life, there are so many plans and things to discover that even if you are a Madrilenian you will surely have some pending. Let us surprise you with our best recommendations on what to see and do in Madrid.
Congresses in Madrid - March 2021
In March, the community of Madrid receives exhibitors, businessmen and special guests at the most anticipated congresses of the year.
Fashion Events Calendar in Madrid for this 2021
Calendar of upcomming Fashion Events in Madrid this 2021.
The most visited multimedia exhibition in the world returns to Madrid and invites you to live a truly different experience to any art exhibition you have ever attended. It also brings some novelties after having transcended 40 cities in four continents around the globe.
A history of luxury and the details that make it unique
This intriguing exhibition is currently on tour from the British Museum and will be shown at the CaixaForum Madrid until 12 January 2020.
The route of photography. 3 days of visual arts in Madrid.
Veranos de la Villa
One of the great surprises of Madrid is how green it is. It’s parks colour the city in great swathes of green – meadows and frothy forests, sinewy rivers bordered by willows, deep, cool urban pools - that provide a cooling balm to the heat of high summer. Knitted together they create a verdant playground for the annual Veranos de la Villa (Summer in the City) cultural agenda that spans two months over July and August.
Banksy: Genius or Vandal
The exhibition Banksy: Genius or Vandal currently being hosted at the IFEMA (institución Ferial de Madrid) until March 3rd this year, examines one of the best known and most polemical living artists in the world today. Containing more than 70 individual pieces that are organised thematically (many of which are being shown in Spain for the first time) the exhibition includes art works, sculptures, installations, videos and photographs drawn from private collections.
FITUR, global encounter hub
It is the leading tourism event for the receptive and emitter markets of the Spanish speaking countries.
Summer in Madrid
Many think of the beach when they think of their summer holidays but that doesn't necessarily have to be the case. Madrid in summertime is wonderful!
Mutua Madrid Open
One more year, Madrid gets ready to play tennis with the Mutua Madrid Open 2019 tournament, which takes place in a very popular venue called “La Caja Mágica” (The Magic Box).
PHotoESPAÑA 2018 - The Festival marks its 20th Anniversary
For the last 20 years during the hot summer months of June, July and August the city of Madrid has provided fans of photography with a unique festival, PHotoESPAÑA which has become an international reference and includes not only photography but film, documentary, video art, workshops, lectures and seminars. This year the festival takes place between June 6th and August 26th with more than 90 exhibitions featuring some 530 artists together with a programme of 21 professional and public activities taking place in 80 centres.
The Museo de Prado celebrates its Bicentenary
The Museo del Prado is unquestionably one of the most remarkable museums in the world, its permanent collection includes paintings by some of the most celebrated European masters of the period spanning the 16th and 19th Centuries as well as subsequent periods, sculpture, decorative arts, prints etc.. Consistently amongst the top 10 most visited museums in the world, at the end of this year the Museo Nacional del Prado celebrates it 200th anniversary.
Mad Cool 2019
The summer season of musical festivals is well underway throughout Spain, one of the most anticipated and most important on the national calendar is Mad Cool that takes place in Madrid during mid-July.
Disney, the art of story telling at CaixaForum Madrid
There can be few people alive today who have not been enchanted by the stories of Disney during their childhoods.