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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.

Three Wise Men

The Three Wise Men Parade is the biggest Christmas parade and takes place on January 5th. It celebrates the arrival of the three kings of the Orient.

Date 06/01/2020

San Sebastian Day

January 20th is San Sebastian’s most anticipated holiday. It marks the beginning of the Tamborrada which parades through the city for 24 hours non-stop.

Date 20/01/2020

Tinker Parade

Two weeks before Carnival, the parade is held to honor the arrival of the Hungarian tinkers.

Date 01/02/2020

Pocket Theatre Festival

The Pocket Theatre Festival is an exhibition of small and medium theatre shows. Held in pubs, social clubs and other usual theater venues, the festival is held over 2 weeks.

Dates 06/02/2020 - 23/02/2020


During Carnival week, San Sebastian comes to life and is filled with the sights and sounds of parades, parties, music, and special events.

Dates 22/02/2020 - 25/02/2020

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 02/03/2020

Youth Theatre Festival

San Sebastian’s annual bilingual (Spanish/Basque) Youth Theatre Festival.

Dates 25/05/2020 - 12/06/2020

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 23/06/2020