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Event & Festivals Calendar

Find out about the events and festivals in San Sebastian that you could be a part of during your stay with us.

The burial of the sardine

The burial of the sardine is the symbolic way to close Carnival on the last Tuesday of the season.

Date 04/03/2019

Human Rights Film Festival

The Festival of Human Rights Film aims to promote greater awareness, encourage debate and provide greater information about human rights through the mediums of cinema and artistic expression.

Dates 20/03/2019 - 27/03/2019

Tour of the Basque Country

During April the world's best cyclists converge on the Basque Country for the annual Tour of the Basque Country.

Dates 08/04/2019 - 13/04/2019

Feast of St. John

In the early hours of June 24th, the streets of San Sebastian are lit with the flickering light of bonfires, lit at midnight on the 23rd, for a daylong celebration of the Feast of St. John.

Date 23/06/2019

Running of the Bulls

The Running of the Bulls is one of the most famous festivals in the world!

Dates 06/07/2019 - 14/07/2019

Big Festival in Biarritz

The Big Festival takes place on the beach and stages of Biarritz. With artists such as Phoenix, Cigarettes After Sex, The Black Madonna…

Dates 19/07/2019 - 21/07/2018

Jazzaldia - Jazz Festival

The Jazzaldia Jazz Festival is held over five glorious summer evenings with a mix of free and paid concerts.

Dates 24/07/2019 - 28/07/2019

Musical Fortnight

The Donostia-San Sebastián Musical Fortnight is the longest running classical music festival in Spain and one of the most time-honored in Europe.

Dates 02/08/2019 - 01/09/2019

Travesía del Paseo Nuevo

This open water swimming race is a real test of endurance for its participants. Held on August 15th, it covers almost 3kms in open sea water as 500 swimmers race from Zurriola Beach (the surf beach) to La Concha.

Date 15/08/2019

Euskal Jaiak

“Euskal Jaiak”, a weeklong festival dedicated to celebrating and honoring Basque culture. It consists of a range of activities that showcase the Basque traditions.

Dates 30/08/2019 - 09/09/2019