March in Madrid: What’s Going On!

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If you haven’t noticed already, the weather in Madrid is getting more and more beautiful by the day. Walk outside, and you can feel that spring will be arriving soon in Madrid. You’ll see tourists and locals alike soaking up the sun, whether walking around the city, exploring the many beautiful parks, or eating outside. With spring quickly on its way, we have the start of a new month: March. Here, we have put together a list of events and fun things to check out this month around the city of Madrid.

Festival de Arte Sacro

The Festival de Arte Sacro has been happening in Madrid for thirty years now! There will be 51 concerts held in several venues this season. From indie to classical to religious, there’s a genre of music for everyone to enjoy. Make sure to buy your tickets today.

Dates: February 21 – March 30

Ellas Crean

To commemorate International Women’s Day, Madrid will be hosting a festival to showcase and celebrate what women have created. The program will include pieces of cinema, dance, literature, art, theater, and more. This event will take place across the city, with many activities and workshops also being offered. Find out more here.

Dates: March 2 – 30

Motor Market

On the second weekend of every month, come to the Motor Market! Once an old train station, the Motor Market allows visitors to experience a colorful flea market in a unique location. Find vintage fashion and decor, enjoy treats, and listen to music.

Dates: March 11-12

World Olive Oil Exhibition

One of the most famous products of Spain, olive oil, has it’s very own exhibition here in Spain. This exhibition allows global experts in the field of olive oil to come together for panels of debate and discussion. Come and learn more about this famous product and taste some of the best available olive oils on the market!

Dates: March 7 – 8

Movistar Half Marathon

Lace up your running shoes because the Movistar Half Marathon is coming! If a half marathon is too much for you, try the 5K. If you’re looking to get in shape beforehand, check out our sports club information and gym discounts.

Dates: March 26

Bullfighting at Las Ventas

At the beginning of March, the tradition of bullfighting begins at Las Ventas, the bullfighting arena in Spain. However, there are only a few shows in the month of March, as it is not the most popular time of year for bullfighting. Therefore, tickets are very cheap and affordable if you do wish to  go.

Dates: End of March to October

Leah has been living in and exploring Madrid since 2013 when she moved to the city for a simple summer abroad. She started the Citylife Blog in 2014 with the goal to share everything there is to know about her favourite place on earth!

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