What’s Going on this February in Madrid

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Whether you live in Madrid or are just visiting, February is a month jam packed with activities and events for you to enjoy. Continue reading below to discover everything that’s happening this February in Madrid!

El Circo de los Horrores (Circus of Horrors)

Dates: January 30th-March 1st

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In the show Apocalipsis, a clan is infected by a disease and has to fight other clans to survive! If you like rock operas with a hint of comedy, this show is for you. To buy tickets and read a thorough synopsis of the show, click here.

Madrid Design Festival

Dates: February 1st-29th

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All throughout February, Madrid will be transformed into the design hub of the world. From architecture to graphic design, be on the lookout for design pieces all over Madrid. Over 250 activities will take place in different locations, with more than 400 design experts participating in the festival. If you would like to attend the MadridDesignPro conference, you will have to purchase tickets (find more information about the conference here).

Halsey

Date: February 6th

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Halsey’s Manic World Tour is coming to Madrid this February! Listen and sing along to hits Without Me and Graveyard. Can’t come to this concert but want to come to others? Check out this link for all upcoming concerts in Madrid.

International Festival of Magic

Dates: February 6th-March 8th

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The best magicians in the world flock to Madrid this February to show off their skills. You can enjoy all different types of magic, from card tricks to illusions, at either the close-up magic show or the International Gala of Stage Magic. There is a limited 100 people per close-up magic show, so make sure you get your tickets here.

Gastrofestival Madrid

Dates: February 7th-23rd

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If you like food and wine, this is the event to go to! This festival focuses on blending the culinary arts with other art forms like painting, literature, music, film, theater, and fashion. With over 450 restaurants, cocktail bars, cooking schools, and produce markets, you can try out special tasting menus, cooking classes, and an immersive culinary experience. Learn more about the event here.

Madrid Stew Route

Dates: February 14th-March 31st

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Looking to warm up this February? Look no further than the Madrid Stew Route! Try the famous cocido madrileño from 43 different restaurants and decide which is your favorite. To find recipes and see which restaurants are involved, visit the ruta del cocido madrileño website here.

Jonas Brothers

Date: February 16th

Awaken your inner teenager and go see the Jonas Brothers! After 10 years away from Spain, the trio is finally coming back to the WiZink Center to promote their new album, Happiness Begins. So don’t be a sucker, be cool, and buy your tickets here, because they’re burnin’ up!

Madrid Carnival

Dates: February 21st-26th

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Get ready to party, because carnival is here! Get ready for laughs, music, costumes, and a good time. Every year, the carnival celebrations start with an opening ceremony in a chosen neighborhood. Don’t miss the carnival parade, the masquerade ball, or the burial of the sardine, a tradition highlighted in a Goya painting. Make sure to try a chocolate sardine, the official dessert of carnival. Find out more about the Madrid carnival here.

Mercado de Productores

Dates: February 22nd-23rd

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Over 90 food producers from Madrid will be occupying Plaza Matadero the penultimate weekend of February. This market will have high quality organic products from local farmers. Aside from the delicious produce, you can also attend tastings, food talks, and demonstrations. Come with friends and stake out a table to enjoy your goodies. Visit the website here.

ARCOmadrid

Dates: February 26th-March 1st

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One of the biggest and most important events globally, this art showcase receives over 100,000 visitors every year to see the 1,350 artists on display. The theme this year is “It’s Just a Matter of Time”. You can now enjoy guided visits through the national and international galleries, something new for this year. To learn more, visit this link.

Art Madrid

Dates: February 26th-March 1st

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Not enough contemporary art in your life this February? You can also visit the Glass Gallery in Cibeles Palace to enjoy paintings, sculptures, graphic works, photography and videos. There will be 27 national galleries and 14 international galleries from 9 countries showcasing the work of over 200 artists. Choose between the general program and the #OneProject program during your visit. If you want to learn more, click here.

Disney on Ice

Dates: February 27th-March 1st

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The 100th anniversary of Disney means a fun and breathtaking ice show featuring more than 50 beloved Disney characters. Sing along to your favorite Disney tunes and be mesmerized by the fancy choreography. Make sure to buy your tickets by clicking here!

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Sierra has been living and studying in Madrid since 2018. When she's not in class or in the office, you can find her reading in Retiro or enjoying a tapa somewhere in Malasaña.

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