Feast of San Isidro of Madrid, 10-15 May 2019. What to do and see

Feast of San Isidro

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DATA: 10 - 15 May 2019
PLACE: Madrid, Spain.

As usual, this spring Madrid also dresses up to celebrate its Patron Saint. And it does it in the best way.

In May, for 5 days, there will be throughout the city, the celebrations for Isidore The Farmer, the patron saint, to whom miraculous events were attributed. Many, related to water.

The festival of San Isidro, in Madrid, is an event of great appeal, thanks to an extremely varied and vast program. Over 200 concerts, and FREE cultural activities for the most diverse audiences.

Masked parades with giants, dances, classical music concerts, rock marathons, yoga activities, ceramics fairs and, much more, await you at the San Isidro Festival. Location, as always, will be Pradera de San Isidro, Plaza Mayor, Plaza de la Villa and Las Vistillas.

Moreover, for the 2019 edition there will be various initiatives for the whole city: Puerta del Ángel, the Temple de Debod, El Retiro, the Rosaleda of the Parque del Oeste ...

San Isidro Festival of Madrid



The plane is the best solution to reach the Spanish capital. The international airport of Madrid-Barajas it is well connected, with direct flights, to the main European and extra-European cities and destinations.

The center can easily be reached by public transport, taxi and car. Info, and tickets from this link. All the activities of the San Isidro Festival take place in central areas and are easily accessible by public transport.


There are over 200 events scheduled during the 5 celebration days. Below are some of the events of the Festa di San Isidro not to be missed


One of the most beautiful and spectacular events of the Festa di San Isidro. At the beautiful El Retiro Park, lights, music and sounds will be at one with the surrounding environment.

14 and 15 Maggio, starting from 20: 30, a fantastic piece of music in which lights and sounds will mingle with the music of Luis Miguel Combo. At 22: 30, fireworks show. Really magical!


Extraordinary and colorful event, loved by adults and above all by children. An incredible parade, among sparkling costumes and bright colors. Protagonists will be the giants and figures of huge heads. Insured show.

The parade takes place along Santo Domingo Plaza, Plaza de Callao, Calle Preciados, Puerta del Sol, Calle Mayor and Plaza de la Villa.

The 12 / 05, at 18: 00. The 13 / 05, at 12: 00.


The Ceramics Fair displays important pieces of traditional Spanish ceramics. Craft products from all regions of the Iberian Peninsula are on display.

Appointment from 10: 00 at 21: 00 at Plaza de las Comendadoras.


At the Real Colegiata de San Isidro, every day, after the 19: 30, the religious function. At the Plaza de Oriente and at the Temple of Debod, classical music concerts. At the Plaza de Oriente, dance shows will be on stage.


The accommodation offer in Madrid is really excellent. You will be spoiled for choice. Our advice is to find a structure well served by efficient public transport. In this way, you can easily move between the different locations of the Festa di San Isidro. Room007 Ventura e Way Hostel Madrid, they are among the best hostels in the city. Located in the center, they are ideal for those who appreciate this type of structure. Among the apartments JQC It is an excellent solution for quality-price.

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