Fiesta de San Isidro, Spain : 11th – 15th May

Fiesta de San IsidroThe Fiesta de San Isidro commemorates the patron saint of Madrid, San Isidro. It’s the highlight on the city’s springtime calendar. Each year, the festival starts with a procession of giants and cabezudos. Then, an opening speech in the Plaza Mayor.

Over the next few days the city becomes a festive riot of Latin culture. 50+ music, theatre and dance concerts take place in indoor venues and al fresco locations throughout Madrid.

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