What to do in the Basque Country Events - Agenda November 2021

TRADITIONS, ART, MUSIC, EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS BASQUE AGENDA. NOVEMBER 2021.

A list of best events for the traveler in November 2021 in the Basque Country in Spain & France, Rioja & Cantabria selected by Aitor Delgado Tours. Cities: Bilbao, San Sebastian, Biarritz, Rioja, Bayonne, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Guernica…

Please note that some of the events below may change due to regulations to control Covid-19.

II International Cider Fair. 
Kursaal Conference Center, San Sebastián.

Best Basques traditions and festivities in Basque Country:

  • In Ordizia. Agricultural Fair. Farm products fair. Every Wednesday.
  • In Hondarribia. Agricultural Fair. Sale of local products. Wednesdays at Damarri Plaza and Saturdays at the Port.
  • In Mungia. Peasant Market. Exhibition and sale of farm products. Every Friday.
  • In Bilbao. Gure Lurreko Merkatuak. Market of products of the hamlets of Bizkaia, made in a traditional way by their farmers, with Basque varieties and native breeds. Slow food, natural and local foods. Tinglados del Arenal. Every Saturday.
  • In Tolosa. Agricultural Fair. Farm products fair. Every Saturday.
  • In Irun. Agricultural Fair. Vegetable Fair. Urdanibia Square. Every Saturday.
  • In San Sebastian. Craft market in La Bretxa. Every Sunday and holidays from Easter.
  • In Bilbao. Flower and plant market. Flowers and plants grown and collected directly by local producers. A melting pot of colors and smells. Tinglados del Arenal. Every Sunday.
  • In Antzuola / Aretxabaleta / Arrasate / Mondragón / Azkoitia / Azpeitia / Bergara / Eskoriatza / Ezkio-Itsaso / Ezkio-Itsaso / Legazpi / Leintz Gatzaga / Urretxu / Zumarraga. IX edition "The hidden treasures of the Ignatian Land". Cultural activities and visits to the heritage of the regions where Saint Ignacius Loyola lived. From June 12th to December 31st.
  • In Trucios-Turtzioz. Cheese Fair. XXV Edition. Tasting of various types of cheese and txakoli. Craft stalls. Competition to choose the best cheese, the best Basque cake, the best bread and the best stand. November 1st.
  • In Usurbil. Craft fair. Fair of crafts and products of the Basque Country. Exhibition and sale. November 1st.
  • In Itziar, Deba. Cattle market. Itziarko Peria. Contest and exhibition of pairs of oxen. Sale of farm products. November 1st.
  • In Mirandaola / Legazpi. The visit to the Olentzero. He is a character in Basque Christmas tradition. Excursion that begins in the Museum of the Basque Iron, then by the park of Mirandaola, in search of Olentzero and ends in the ironworks of Mirandaola. From November 2nd until December 23rd.
  • In Beasain. Black pudding day. Tasting contest in which the best blood sausage will be chosen. Various activities related to this product and the monthly market for local products will be held. November 6th.
  • In Zamudio. Agricultural, livestock and food fair. Day 6th: VIII Chocolat, Sweets and Crafts Fair. Day 7th: XXXV Agricultural and Livestock Fair. XXVIII Biscay Limousin Championship. November 6th and 7th.
  • In Berástegi. Agricultural fair. Exhibition and sale of local products. Championship of cheese makers and cheese makers of the town. Exhibition of animals and crafts. November 7th.
  • In Mutiloa. Pig fair. "Txerri Azoka". Black pudding production exhibition, the pig exhibition, the black pudding and chorizo tasting or the ham cut exhibition and tasting. Popular food. November 7th.
  • In Trapagaran. La Arboleda agricultural and livestock fair. Sheep cheese competition and fair with a wide range of products. Cattle exhibition. Crafts Fair. Show of dances, demonstration of stone dragging with horse and six borers. Trápaga Valley. November 7th.
  • In Santa Cruz de Campezo. St. Martin Festival. Exhibition and sale of food products from Montaña Alavesa and Euskadi. Exhibition of crafts and sawing. Exhibitions, gastronomic contest, etc. November 7th.
  • In Bilbao. Agricultural Fair. Sale and exhibition of products of the farmhouse in Berastegi Street. Houses of talo (typical product Basque) and chorizo. November 13th.
  • In Soraluce (Plascencia de las Armas). Agricultural, livestock and artisan fair. XXV Edition. Exhibition of cattle and birds. Exhibition and sale of products of the farmers of the town and crafts. November 13th.
  • In Zegama. St. Martin Festival. Cattle competitions, exhibition of vegetables and popular crafts. Ball games and the cheese competition of the shepherds of the Aizkorri-Aratz Natural Park. November 13th.
  • In Sondika. XXIV Euskal Azoka. Exhibition and sale of agri-food products, children's workshops, txoznas, agricultural machinery and activities such as txalaparta exhibition and workshop, strip rope championship, Euskal dantza, dantza pot.... November 14th.
  • In San Sebastian. XXIII San Sebastian Gastronomika - Euskadi Basque Country. World congress of high gastronomy (bringing together the best chefs on the planet), off (parallel congress dedicated to the world of the room and wine), Popular (aimed at citizens) and Market (a spectacular fair). Rediscover the French culinary reality and poses a new dialogue between French and Spanish cuisines. Digital and live. Kursaal Palace. From November 14th until 17th.
  • In San Sebastian. XII National Grill Competition in San Sebastián Gastronomika Euskadi Basque Country 2021. November 17th.
  • In Mondragon. Baba Eguna. Day of the Beans. Sale of local agricultural and livestock products. Sale and tasting of local beans. November 20th.
  • In Tolosa. Cattle market. Shepherd Dog Contest. XI Championship of the Friesian breed. November 20th.
  • In Tolosa. Feast of the Bean. Contest of bean producers in the Plaza del Triángulo and the Bean gastronomic contest in the Tinglado market. Euskal Jaiak with bertsolaris, giants and heads... From November 20th until 21st.
  • In Bilbao. Agricultural fair. Exhibition and sale of farm products. Tasting roast pork. Errekalde. November 21st.
  • In Bilbao. St. Andrew agricultural fair. Sale and exhibition of farmhouse products. Ametzola Square. November 28th.
  • In Usurbil. Erle Eguna. Honey day. XXII Edition. Exhibition, sale and tasting of honey. XX Honey contest. November 28th.
  • In Ormaiztegi. Black pudding daySt. Andrew Festival. Gastronomic competitions, fair, tastings, children's tambourine and rural sports, among others... all around the blood sausage. November 28th.
  • In Azkoitia. St. Andrew Festival (from 1752): Exhibition and sale of agricultural products and artisans; and parades, improvisers, trikitilaris and txistularis (Basque Music). November 30th.
  • In Eibar. Agricultural and livestock fair. Contest, exhibition and sale of farm products: vegetables, fruits, honey with Eusko Label, sheep cheese and artisanal bread. Exhibition of cattle from Bajo Deba. Exhibition and sale of flowers and txakoli. November 30th.

 Jesus Carmona dances at the Bilbao Guggenheim Museum.
Dantzaldia. 22nd International Dance Festival.

Regarding arts, congress and exhibits in Basque Country:

  • In Bilbao. ABC: The alphabet of the Bilbao Museum. Exhibition for its 110 years of inauguration. Museum of Fine Arts. From October 6th, 2018 until December 30th, 2021.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Expo: Basque artistic and cultural practices from 1977 to 2002. Artium Center. From February 8th to December.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Expo: Bigarren bidea (Second way). Basque women's artists from 1977 to date. Artium Center. From March 5th to December.
  • In Bilbao. Exhibition of movable industrial material considered Cultural Heritage. 2,000 pieces: old motorcycles, fire trucks, linotypes and printing material, remains of the mining industry and its auxiliary sector, anchors, a port crane, motors, hydraulic presses, models…. Konsoni Factory - Konsoni Lantegia. From March 5th until January 7th, 2022.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Playing cards women producers: A living memory. The work carried out by these women stands out. Museo Fournier de Naipes de Álava. From March 24th until January 31st, 2022.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Izaro. Exhibition that addresses the intrahistory of the sculpture Izaro by Néstor Basterretxea. 40th anniversary of the creation of the Basque Parliament. Organized by the Basque Parliament and the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. From March 29th to December 31st.
  • In Azpeitia. Travel on the steam train. The Basque Railway Museum presents one of the best railway collections in Europe, with locomotives of all kinds, wagons, clocks as well as perfectly restored and in-use historical electrical installations. From March 31st until November 1st.
  • In Bilbao. Exhibition "Ibarrola in the estuary, water, iron, fire and air". Exhibition by the Basque Agustín Ibarrola (Basauri, 1930) with 17 large-format oil paintings and 20 drawings on maritime and industrial themes of the Bilbao Estuary. From May 11th until January 31st, 2022.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. The relics of Martioda. A restored treasure. Museum of Fine Arts of Álava. From May 28th until January 16th, 2022.
  • In Hernani. Tàpies in Zabalaga. Exhibition focused on the large-format sculptures of the Catalan artist. Chillida Leku Museum. Free guided tour from June 12th to September 30th. From June 10th, 2021 to January 10th, 2022.
  • In Bilbao. The line of wit. Selection of works from the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao's Own Collection whose common features are humor, wit and experimentation. From June 11th until January 16th.
  • In San Sebastian. 24 hours: a day in Victoria. Details of life aboard the nao Victoria, in the first round the world. Basque Maritime Museum. From June 25th until January 9th, 2022.
  • In Bilbao. Alice Neel: "People first." A "collector of souls". Bilbao Museum Guggenheim. From September 17th to February 6th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. 46th International Theater Festival. From classical to the most avant-garde theater. From September 30th until November 28th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. World Press Photo. The most important international photojournalism contest. Every year, the great and the good of journalism and the best international agencies compete. Montehermoso Cultural Center. From October 15th until November 14th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. XVIII International Cycle of Contemporary MusicBernaola Festival is an important cultural event whose objective is to spread the diversity of the music of the 21st century. Different places in the city: Artium, Jesús Guridi Conservatory of Music... From October 16th to February 5th, 2022.
  • In Bilbao. "Guernica" by Agustín Ibarrola. This new acquisition is an emblematic work of Basque art and of the painter's production, and it was also one of the most significant episodes in the museum's recent history. Museum of Fine Arts of BIlbao. From October 18th until March 27th.
  • In Bilbao. Women of abstraction. Contribution of women artists to abstraction. Exhibition that comes from the Center Pompidou in Paris. Bilbao Guggenheim Museum. From October 22nd to February 27th.
  • In Bilbao. Opera season: Les Contes D'Hoffmann. Euskalduna Palace. October 23rd, 26th and 29th; and November 1st.
  • In San Sebastian, Bilbao and Vitoria-Gasteiz. International Biennial of Architecture of the Basque Country MUGAK. 300 European architecture and urban planning professionals. Kursaal Palace. Between October 27th and November 30th.
  • In Tolosa. 52nd Choral Competition. It brings together the best choral groups in the world and makes the Basque musical and cultural tradition known. From October 29th to November 1st.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Secondhand Book and Vinyl Record Fair. Grill in the port of Saint Jean de Luz. From October 29th until November 1st.
  • In San Sebastian. 32nd Fantastic and Terror Film Week. With parallel activities: exhibitions, cycles, children's activities… October 29th until November 10th.
  • In Getaria. Balenciaga: the elegance of the hat. Exhibition resulting from a joint investigation of the collections of hats of the Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum and the Museu del Disseny de Barcelona. Cristobal Balenciaga Museum. October 29th to May 8th, 2022.
  • In Santurtzi. 42nd International Theater Festival. Serantes Kultur Aretoa Theater. From October 29th until November 28th.
  • In Bilbao. Joyce DiDonato, one of the best singers in the world, and the pianist Craig Terry, perform Schubert's work: Winterreise (Winter's Journey). Arriaga Theater. November 1st.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Tchaikovsky + Gaigne. Pascal Gaigne has become one of the most celebrated Basque composers. The Symphony Orchestra of the Basque Country shows the two works commissioned by it from Gaine, and two more by Tchaikovsky. Principal Theater. November 2nd.
  • In San Sebastian. Preljocaj Ballet. Music by Franz Schubert. Kursaal Auditorium. November 2nd.
  • In Bilbao. Tchaikovsky + Gaigne. Pascal Gaigne has become one of the most celebrated Basque composers. The Symphony Orchestra of the Basque Country shows the two works commissioned by it from Gaine, and two more by Tchaikovsky. Euskalduna Palace. November 3rd.
  • In Bilbao. ACT Festival. International Festival of Emerging Scene. Duration: 30 min each show. Shows, courses, workshops or reflection sessions at: Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa, Campos Theater and Barakaldo Theater. From November 3th to 6th.
  • In Bilbao. I am who I am. Theater show based on the autobiography of Aaron Lee. A survival story. A search for freedom, identity and acceptance. Arriaga Theater. November 4th.
  • In Bilbao. Verdi + Warner. Bilbao Symphony Orchestra. Euskalduna Palace. November 4th and 5th.
  • In San Sebastian. 16th Europan. ‘Living Cities’ Contest. Platform for innovation in architecture, urbanism and landscape. Euskadi International Architecture Biennial MUGAK. Kursaal Palace. From November 4th to 6th.
  • In San Sebastian. ‘KlasikAT’. Basque Country Orkestra and Kalakan. Kursaal Auditorium. November 5th.
  • In Bilbao. Concert of the municipal band of txistularis of Bilbao. 11.30 a.m. New Square. November 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th.
  • In San Sebastian. Symphonic Rhapsody Of Queen. New international show. Kursaal Auditorium. November 6th.
  • In San Sebastian. Tour ‘A whole life’. The Consortium (Amaya Uranga, Estíbaliz Uranga, Iñaki Uranga, and Carlos Zubiaga). Kursaal Palace. November 7th.
  • In Getxo. Bertsolaris Championship of Biscay. Muxikebarri (Sala Ereaga). November 7th.
  • In Bilbao. Legends Music: Uli Jon Roth. Composer and guitarist for SCORPIONS. BBK Room. November 7th.
  • In Bilbao. In the Still of the Night. The purest dance and cinematographic reflection. Lucia Lacarra and Matthew Golding. Arriaga Theater. November 7th.
  • In Bilbao. "Lainoen artean". Municipal band of txistularis of Bilbao. With images and poems by the illustrator Elisabeth Pérez. Euskalduna Palace. November 8th.
  • In Bilbao. The Animals with John Steel & Mickey Gallagher. British rock band. Campos Eliseos Theater. November 8th.
  • In San Sebastian. Literaktum 2021. Talks, workshops, colloquia, round tables, screenings, concerts, conferences and readings on literature. From November 8th to 21st.
  • In Bilbao. Zimermann and La Patética. Bilbao Symphony Orchestra. Euskalduna Palace. November 11th and 12th.
  • In Bilbao. BBK Live Udazkena (Autumn). Caribou, Zetak, Gazzi, Mastodonte, Uniform, Teenage Fanclub, Rigoberta Bandini, Dorian and Bulego. Bilbao Arena de Miribilla. November 11th to 13th.
Umbra, "Lighting Festival 2021: We want you to shine"
Vitoria-Gasteiz. 
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Umbra, "Lighting Festival 2021: We want you to shine". Dozens of light sculptures and open-air projections will illuminate Vitoria-Gasteiz with the aim of turning the capital of Alava into a cultural and technological benchmark. From 12th to 14th November.
  • In Barakaldo. Retro Classical. Reference lounge for all fans of classic, vintage and collection vehicles from the north of Spain and south of France. BEC  Bilbao Exhibition Centre. From November 12th until 14th.
  • In Bilbao. Michael’s Legacy. Jackson Dance Company. The best musical show about the king of pop, with the best impersonator of Michael Jackson. Campos Eliseos Theater. November 13th and 14th.
  • In Bilbao. ZINEBI: International Festival of Documentary and Short Film. Tributes, special cycles, screenings, workshops, debates, conferences... Arriaga Theater, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Campos Theater, the Barrainkua House of Culture, Bilborock, the BBK Hall of Gran Vía and the Golem cinemas of Azkuna Zentroa. From November 12th until 19th.
  • In Bilbao. Jesus Carmona dances at the Guggenheim Museum. Dantzaldia. 22nd International Dance Festival. November 13th.
  • In Bilbao. "Letters to Bach", by the prestigious international artist Noa. 12 compositions by the great Johann Sebastian Bach, which she endows with his voice. Arriaga Theater. November 15th.
  • In Irun. FICAB. XX International Bidasoa Archaeological Film Festival. The festival brings archeology to society through audiovisual works. 4 awards: the Festival Grand Prize, the Special Audience Award, the Arkeolan Award for scientific dissemination and the Orona Fundazioa Award for the educational section. Roman Museum Oiasso. From November 15th until 20th.
  • In Bilbao. Black Art Jazz Collective. Some of the most important musicians in the American Jazz scene looking for the essence. Arriaga Theater. November 16th.
  • In Loizaga Tower, Galdames. II Road Talks. Conference on mobility, tourism and territory. November 17th.
  • In Bilbao. Ismael Serrano. New songs from an artist who shakes off contradictions and destroys clichés. Arriaga Theater. November 18th.
  • In Bilbao. Legends Music: Aurora Beltrán. Composer and guitarist. BBK room. November 18th.
  • In Bilbao. Beti Ravel (Always Ravel). Bilbao Symphony Orchestra. Euskalduna Palace. November 18th and 19th.
  • In San Sebastian. CIMASUB 202045th International Underwater Film Series offers a free film series that showcases life in the depths of the sea. Principal Theatre and Aquarium. From November 18th until 20th.
  • In Astigarraga and San Sebastian. IV Sagardo Forum: cider and nature, connecting territories. Conference on apples, cider and tourism. From November 18th and 19th are the technical conferences and presentations. From November 19th and 20th the III International Cider Contest with tasters from all over the world. And November 20th and 21st will be the II International Cider Fair at the Kursaal Conference Center in San Sebastián.
  • In Bilbao. Beethoven B-boy. Audiovisual show that blends Beethoven's classical music and break dance. Campos Eliseos Theater. November 19th.
  • In Bilbao. Subze in concert. One of the greatest references of current urban music in Spain. Campos Eliseos Theater. November 20th.
  • In Bilbao. Singing Broadway. VI Benefit Concert. Federation of Choirs of Bizkaia. BBK room. November 20th.
  • In Bilbao. Great hotel of the queens. A Drag show full of luxury and fantasy. Campos Eliseos Theater. November 20th and 21st.
  • In Bilbao. Rustic Cavalry and Pagliacci. ABAO Opera. Euskalduna Palace. November 20th, 23rd, 26th and 29th.
  • In San Sebastian. Phoenix tour. Film Symphony Orchestra. Spectacular musical journey through the most iconic soundtracks that the seventh art has left us. Kursaal Palace. November 21st.
  • In Bilbao. Dvořák's Stabat Mater, a 13th century poem. Orfeón Donostiarra and the Musikene Symphony Orchestra. Coral. Arriaga Theater. November 21st.
  • In San Sebastian. Concert by the countertenor Philippe Jaroussky accompanied by Le Concert de la Loge. Program that masterfully resurrects the art of two sacred monsters of song, Farinelli and Carestini, the two main countertenors of the 18th century and eternal rivals. Kursaal Palace. November 22th.
  • In Tolosa. Titirijai - International Puppet Festival. Variety of shows for children, adults and on the street. Tolosa International Puppet Center. From November 22nd until 29th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Acosta Dance: Evolution. Direction: Cuban dancer and choreographer Carlos Acosta. Exuberant dance program. Principal Theater. November 23rd.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Concert of the Municipal Band of Music 'Veni, vidi, vici'. Principal Theater. November 24th.
  • In Bilbao. "Nudity" with Daniel Abreu and Dácil González. Dantzaldia. 22nd International Dance Festival. Azkuna Zentroa-Alhóndiga. November 25th.
  • In Bilbao. FIG Bilbao: Print Festival. 9th International Printmarking and Art on paper Festival. Festival of Contemporary Engraving. A European reference for engraving and paper art. Architecture, interior design, collecting: conferences, talks, master classes, wine tastings and many other activities come together in this international festival about the world of printing and paper art. Euskalduna Palace. From November 25th until 28th.
  • In San Sebastian. “Arima Hotel Conference - REIH® Plan - Passivhaus. Topics: Tourism, Construction and Sustainable Mobility, Passive House Certification. First largest hotel in the world pre-certified International Passivhaus”. ARIMA Hotel. November 26th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Mazoka - Drawing and Illustration Market. Creative works of technical and artistic quality that expose new values in this field, on a national or international level. Open virtual platform from November 26th to December 26th. Live fair. Old Water Deposit, of the Montehermoso Cultural Center. From December 17th to 19th.
  • In Bilbao. Acosta Danza: Evolution. Direction: Cuban dancer and choreographer Carlos Acosta. Exuberant dance program. Arriaga Theater. November 26th and 27th.
  • In Bilbao. The River Tour. Morgan Banda. Arriaga Theater. November 28th.
  • In San Sebastian. Mariza sings to Amalia. Fado, eternal and universal heritage of world music, ex-libris of Portugal. Kursaal Palace. November 30th.

Punta Galea ChallengeSurf Party. 
In Getxo. 

Regarding Basque sports: 

  • In Getxo. Punta Galea ChallengeSurf Party. It is one of the 7 tests that are part of the prestigious Big Wave Surfing World Circuit, Big Wave Tour, this being the only one of them that is organized on European territory. Waiting period from October to February.
  • In San Sebastian, Urun, Lezo and Pasaia, Guipuzkoa. Popular race Behobia-San Sebastian. The popular run from Behobia (France border) to San Sebastian. November 14th.
  • In Bilbao. International rhythmic gymnastics exhibit Euskalgym. XIV International Gymnastics Ceremony. Championship of rhythmic gymnastics and masculine acrobatic gymnastics. Bilbao Exhibition Center, BEC. November 20th.
  • In San Sebastian. Runner's Fair 2021. Within the framework of the San Sebastián Marathon for its participants and passionate about running. Place pending communication. November 26th and 27th.
  • In San Sebastian. 43rd Traditional Marathon which runs in the streets of one of the most beautiful cities of the Basque Country coast. International Association of Athletics Federations has ranked this Marathon as B, being the most important in Spain. November 28th.

And remember, if you are thinking to come to Bilbao, San Sebastian, Rioja, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Guernica, Pamplona or anywhere else in the Basque Country, you can get a better understanding on our culture and traditions with a local guide.

You can also contact us or expand information through the new website that we launched in December 2019

Enjoy the Basque Country!

 

What to do in the Basque Country Events - Agenda October 2021

TRADITIONS, ART, MUSIC, EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS BASQUE AGENDA. OCTOBER 2021.

A list of best events for the traveler in October 2021 in the Basque Country in Spain & France, Rioja & Cantabria selected by Aitor Delgado Tours. Cities: Bilbao, San Sebastian, Biarritz, Rioja, Bayonne, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Guernica…

Please note that some of the events below may change due to regulations to control Covid-19.

 

Regarding arts, congress and exhibits in Basque Country:

  • In Bilbao. ABC: The alphabet of the Bilbao Museum. Exhibition for its 110 years of inauguration. Museum of Fine Arts. From October 6th, 2018 until December 30th, 2021.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Expo: Basque artistic and cultural practices from 1977 to 2002. Artium Center. From February 8th to December.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Expo: Bigarren bidea (Second way). Basque women's artists from 1977 to date. Artium Center. From March 5th to December.
  • In Bilbao. Exhibition of movable industrial material considered Cultural Heritage. 2,000 pieces: old motorcycles, fire trucks, linotypes and printing material, remains of the mining industry and its auxiliary sector, anchors, a port crane, motors, hydraulic presses, models…. Konsoni Factory - Konsoni Lantegia. From March 5th until January 7th, 2022.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Playing cards women producers: A living memory. The work carried out by these women stands out. Museo Fournier de Naipes de Álava. From March 24th until January 31st, 2022.
  • In Azpeitia. Travel on the steam train. The Basque Railway Museum presents one of the best railway collections in Europe, with locomotives of all kinds, wagons, clocks as well as perfectly restored and in-use historical electrical installations. From March 31st until November 1st.
  • In Getaria. Exhibition “Alaïa & Balenciaga. Sculptors of the form”. More than 100 works by both creators - Azzedine Alaïa (1935-2017) and Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895-1972) - belonging to the collections of the Azzedine Alaïa Foundation in Paris. Tenth anniversary of the Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum. From April 30th until October 31st.
  • In Bilbao. Exhibition "Ibarrola in the estuary, water, iron, fire and air". Exhibition by the Basque Agustín Ibarrola (Basauri, 1930) with 17 large-format oil paintings and 20 drawings on maritime and industrial themes of the Bilbao Estuary. From May 11th until January 31st, 2022.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. An exhibition without architecture, by Xabier Salaberria. Photography, drawing and installation are the media used by the artist. Artium Museum. From May 21st to October 3rd.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. The relics of Martioda. A restored treasure. Museum of Fine Arts of Álava. From May 28th until January 16th, 2022.
  • In Hernani. Tàpies in Zabalaga. Exhibition focused on the large-format sculptures of the Catalan artist. Chillida Leku Museum. Free guided tour from June 12th to September 30th. From June 10th, 2021 to January 10th, 2022.
  • In Bilbao. The line of wit. Selection of works from the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao's Own Collection whose common features are humor, wit and experimentation. From June 11th until January 16th.
  • In San Sebastian. 24 hours: a day in Victoria. Details of life aboard the nao Victoria, in the first round the world. Basque Maritime Museum. From June 25th until January 9th.
Exhibition: "The longest trip. The first round the world"
San Telmo Museum, San Sebastian.
  • In San Sebastian. Exhibition: "The longest trip. The first round the world". In commemoration of the first circumnavigation of the earth by Magellan and Elcano. San Telmo Museum. From June 26th to October 24th.
  • In Biarritz. Exhibition "Gauargi - The Lantern of the night". Gauargi invites the public to explore Basque rites and traditions: the Compagnie Maritzuli thus offers an original route made up of around thirty costumes accompanied by accessories and numerous iconographic documents. Historical Museum. From July 3rd to October 23rd.
  • In Anglet. 8th Biennial of Contemporary Art. The Anglet Biennale of Contemporary Art has found its place nationwide in France with the presence of major artists who share their artistic creations with the public. Chambre d'Amour beach. From August 7th until October 31st.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Exposition Bleu, la Galerie: "Ports de la Baie" by Eric Bourdon. "It is a stroll that the artist offers the viewer, a physical stroll around the three ports that surround the bay but also a stroll through time...". Bleu, la Galerie. From September 4th until October 20th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Azkena Rock Festival - Special Edition 2021. It presents the different currents of rock'n'roll, from rock, punk or rockabilly, both with established names and younger voices. Mendizabala, next to the Mendizorroza Sports Center. From September 22nd until October 3rd.
  • In San Sebastian. Altza Apain. Urban art meeting 2021. Meetings of artists specializing in murals that take part each year in a neighborhood of the city. Casares-Tomasene Cultural Center. From September 27th to October 3rd.
  • In San Sebastian. XIV International Ontology Congress. Natural determinism and free will. Under the Patronage of UNESCO. UPV / EHU Faculty of Education, Philosophy and Anthropology, and Chillida-Leku Museum. From September 28th to October 2nd.
  • In San Sebastian. 31st AEMI Conference. Relations between diasporas and their home contries: Historical context, return movements and new migrations. Miramar Palace. From September 29th to October 3rd.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Brahms Fest - Symphony Orchestra of the Basque Country. Principal Theater. September 30th and October 5th.
  • In Bilbao. X Fair of Used Vehicles. The most varied offer of pre-owned cars, management vehicles, from fleets and rental vehicles, and kilometer zero. Bilbao Exhibition Center (BEC!). From September 30th to October 3rd.
46th International Theater Festival.
Vitoria-Gasteiz. Until November 2021
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. 46th International Theater Festival. From classical to the most avant-garde theater. From September 30th until November 28th.
  • In Bayonne. Peter Harper "Space Party". Songwriter and performer. La Luna Negra. October 1st and 2nd.
  • In San Sebastián. Ekodrive, the Sustainable Vehicle fair. From properly electric cars to vehicles powered by new energies; plug-in hybrids, LPG, CNG, etc. Ficoba. From October 1st to 3rd.
  • In Getxo. 19th Comic Hall. Activities: talks, round tables, exhibition...Las Arenas Station Square and Romo Kultur Etxea. From October 1st until 3rd.
  • In Bilbao. Expovacations. Trends and experiences. Giveaways, exhibitions, tastings and other activities. Bilbao Exhibition Center (BEC). From October 1st to 3rd.
  • In Bilbao. XI Humor Festival. Ja! Bilbao is a festival that highlights the importance of humors in the arts, particularly in literature. Sala BBK, Alhóndiga Bilbao, Mercado de la Ribera, Campos Elíseos Theatre. From October 1st until 10th.
  • In Bilbao. European Heritage Days in Bizkaia. Music, dance, games, sports and pilgrimages. Squares, theaters, frontons, bullrings and carts, music kiosks and church porches. From October 1st to 31st.
  • In Bilbao. XIII Japan Weekend Bilbao. For fans of manga, anime and Japanese culture. Bilbao Exhibition Center. October 2nd.
  • In Bilbao. Brahms Fest - Symphony Orchestra of the Basque Country. Euskalduna Palace. From October 2nd to 6th.
  • In Getxo. XXXIX Conference of Performing Arts. Sample of quality Basque theater productions. Muxikebarri Art and Culture Center. From October 4th until 28th.
  • In Bilbao. Sinaval-Eurofishing. Meeting of professionals from the port, fishing, shipbuilding and marine energy sectors. Bilbao Exhibition Center. October 5th, 6th and 7th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. 8th International Film Festival. Cinema Le Sélect. From October 4th until 10th.
Donosskino: Donostia Short Film Festival.
San Sebastian
  • In San Sebastian. Donosskino: Donostia Short Film Festival. 300 jobs of various nationalities. Awards. Principal Theater. From October 5th to 9th.
  • In Bilbao. SUMBilbao 2021. International conference on solutions for sustainable mobility from a local perspective. Euskalduna Palace. October 6th and 7th.
  • In Bayonne. Eolya. Originally from Occitanie. With him, you will travel from the Scandinavian countries to the Celtic countries, passing through the Aboriginal and Eastern lands. Share his Love for Nature, Humanity and Life, touch the hearts of people, plant seeds in consciousness, with his very particular and unusual style. La Luna Negra. October 7th.
  • In Bilbao. Theater: With how good we were. Company Nine of Nine. A duel between what we want and what we must do. Each choice has its price. Arriaga Theater. October 7th.
  • In Bilbao. Zacharias and Shuman - Bilbao Symphony Orchestra. Euskalduna Palace. October 7th and 8th.
  • In Bilbao. Antton Valverde: ‘Gaua, absent in itzala’ (Night, shadow of absence). One of the great references of Basque music in a concert full of poetry. Arriaga Theater. October 8th.
  • In San Sebastian. Maestrissimo. Adventures and misadventures of a string quartet in an indeterminate period between the 17th and 18th centuries (Baroque and Neoclassicism). Victoria Eugenia Theater. October 8th and 9th.
  • In San Sebastian. Brahms Fest - Symphony Orchestra of the Basque Country. Kursaal Auditorium. October 8th and 13th.
Meal + concert. Radisson Hotel. Biarritz
  • In Biarritz. Jazz & Swing Biarritz invites Rix & Wonder Land. Meal + concert. Radisson Hotel. October 9th.
  • In Bilbao. Wishbone Ash "Coat of Arms". 50 years in rock. BBK Room. October 9th.
  • In Bilbao. The house of the spirits, by Isabel Allende. Arriaga Theater. October 9th and 10th.
  • In Biarritz. Canto general. The Choir of the Principality of Laàs. Admirable fusion between the poetry of Pablo Neruda and the music of Mikis Theodorakis. Gare du Midi Theatre. October 10th.
  • In Bilbao. Band Music - Bilbao municipal band of txistularis. October 18th, November 8th, December 29th, January 17th and 31st, 2022; and February 9th, 2022.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. A love story, by Alexis Michalik (French theater prodigy). Contemporary Theater Productions Main Theater. October 10th.
  • In Biarritz. The Invitation to Travel, li (v) re on stage. The city in the colors of literature. "The ocean": such is the theme chosen for this 6th edition. Municipal casino. From October 11th to 17th.
  • In Bilbao. The BAD Festival of Theater and Contemporary Dance, focuses its attention on new trends in the performing arts, with special attention on the works of living authors and the dialogue between the arts and other mediums such as music, video and performance. From October 14th until 24th.
  • In San Sebastian. Vigor Mortis. Surrealist show, where poetry, movement and narrative fit. OtraDanza Company. Victoria Eugenia Theater. October 15th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. II International Congress of Lymphology 2021. 'Latest scientific advances in lymphedema and lipedema'. Europe Conference Center. From October 15th to 17th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. World Press Photo. The most important international photojournalism contest. Every year, the great and the good of journalism and the best international agencies compete. Montehermoso Cultural Center. From October 15th until November 14th.
  • In Bilbao. The magic Flute. Your first opera. Opera Divertimento. Mozart shares his last opera with the whole family. A show from 2 years. Campos Eliseos Theater. October 16th.
  • In Barakaldo / Bilbao / Getxo. Open House. Festival of open doors of Bilbao in more than 25 buildings to better understand the city through its architecture and urbanism. Free guided tours. From October 16th and 17th.
Miniature Pintxos Congress 2021.
Europa Conference Center, Vitoria-Gasteiz 
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Miniature Pintxos Congress 2021: Haute cuisine in miniature. Almost 400 congressmen and 30 speakers. Program of professional activities and for the general public, with experiential dinners, pintxos routes, technical demonstrations, workshops... Europa Conference Center. From October 16th to 27th.
  • In San Sebastian. CARMEN.maquia. Recognized as Best Dance Show in the 2019 Valencian Performing Arts Awards. Titoyaya Dansa. Victoria Eugenia Theater. October 17th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. XVI Basque Country-Navarra Pintxos Championship. Euskal Herria Championship of Pintxos. They will make the pintxos live. Various prizes are awarded. Europe Conference Center. From October 18th to 20th.
  • In Bilbao. "Guernica" by Agustín Ibarrola. This new acquisition is an emblematic work of Basque art and of the painter's production, and it was also one of the most significant episodes in the museum's recent history. Museum of Fine Arts of BIlbao. From October 18th until March 27th, 2022.
  • In Bilbao. Bilbao Seriesland. International Festival of Digital Series of the Basque Country. Meeting between creators of independent content. From October 18th until 23rd.
  • In Bilbao. Jerry Bergonzi Quartet. A reference saxophonist in the modernity of Jazz at an international level. Bilbao Jazz Club. Arriaga Theater. October 19th.
  • In Bilbao. Joanna Connor Band. Blues-rock singer and guitarist. BBK Room. October 19th.
  • In Bilbao. Steel Tech Congress & Expo. A new event on the steel sector. Siderex. Bilbao Exhibition Center. From October 19th to 21st.
  • In Bilbao. Iberquimia - congress of the chemical industry. Bilbao Exhibition Center. October 20th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. KlasikAT. Euskadiko Orkestra and Kalakan. Folklore and classical world merge to vindicate and enhance traditional Basque music. Principal Theater. October 21st.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Su ta Gar in Concert. They gave their first concert in Ondarroa 31 years ago and are recognized for being one of the pioneers in creating Heavy Metal music in Basque. Urban Rock Concept. October 22nd.
  • In Bilbao. KlasikAT. Euskadiko Orkestra and Kalakan. Folklore and classical world merge to vindicate and enhance traditional Basque music. Arriaga Theater. October 22nd.
  • In Bilbao. Kiko Venom. National Prize for Fine Arts and the National Prize for Modern Music. BBK room. October 22nd.
  • In San Sebastian. Love of Lesbian. Musical references of Spanish pop. Kursaal Auditorium. October 22nd and 21st.
  • In Bilbao. Tricicle presents Carles Sans: Finally alone! Occurring and funny professional and personal anecdotes lived. Campos Eliseos Theater. From October 22nd until 24th.
  • In Bilbao. Basque DokFestival. Documentary photography festival. Exhibitions, workshops and conferences. Bizkaia Aretoa. From October 22nd until 25th. Pending date.
  • In Bilbao. Women of abstraction. Contribution of women artists to abstraction. Exhibition that comes from the Center Pompidou in Paris. Bilbao Guggenheim Museum. From October 22nd to February 27th, 2022.
  • In Bilbao. Diva (María Callas), by Albert Boadella. Opera drama. Arriaga Theater. October 23rd.
XLIV Unpacking Fair.
Bilbao Exhibition Center
  • In Barakaldo. XLIV Unpacking Fair. The traditional date with vintage decor and antiques. BEC - Bilbao Exhibition Center. October 23rd and 24th.
  • In Bilbao. Opera season: Les Contes D'Hoffmann. Euskalduna Palace. October 23rd, 26th and 29th; and November 1st.
  • In Biarritz. David Hallyday - Eternal Tour. Two years after having made a triumph at the Trianon in Paris, David Hallyday sets off a new series of concerts. Municipal Casino. October 24th.
  • In San Sebastian. NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester of Hamburg. Scottish Fantasy for Violin by Max Bruch, inspired by Pablo Sarasate. Kursaal Auditorium. October 25th.
  • In Bilbao. Pumps & Valves 2021. International Conference on Industrial Fluid & Process Technologies. International fair for pump systems, valves and equipment for industrial processes. Bilbao Exhibition Center. From October 26th to 28th.
  • In Biarritz. Biarritz Accueil celebrates its 50th anniversary - Dinner and show. Jazzy aperitif. Biarritz Casino. Municipal Casino. October 27th.
  • In Bilbao. BIME Live and Pro 2021. Bizkaia International Music Experience is an international gathering of professionals from sectors that work around music. Concerts, talks, round tables, debates, conventions, presentations, fair and training are the ingredients that make up this international event for the unedited music industry in Spain. Euskalduna Palace and Bilbao Arena. From October 27th until 30th.
  • In Bilbao. Diego Cigala: sing to Mexico. The most international artist of Spanish Flamenco. Eusladuna Palace. October 28th.
  • In San Sebastian. P. Gaigne and P.I. Tchaikovsky - Symphony Orchestra of the Basque Country. Kursaal Auditorium. October 28th and 29th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Irudika 2022 - International Professional Enlightenment Meeting. Artium Center. From October 28th until 30th.
  • In Tolosa. 52nd Choral Competition. It brings together the best choral groups in the world and makes the Basque musical and cultural tradition known. From October 29th to November 1st.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Secondhand Book and Vinyl Record Fair. Grill in the port of Saint Jean de Luz. From October 29th until November 1st.
  • In San Sebastian. 32nd Fantastic and Terror Film Week. With parallel activities: exhibitions, cycles, children's activities… October 29th until November 5th.
Film music under the candles.
Bilbao Exhibition Center
  • In Bilbao. Candlelight by Campari Tonic: Film music under the candles. Musical show with the most recognized and emblematic soundtracks of all time. Bilbao Exhibition Center. October 30th.
  • In Bilbao. Swan Lake. The company The Russian National Ballet. Euskalduna Palace. October 31st.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. XXVIII Stock Exchange-Exhibition of Minerals, Gems and Fossils. Stands with minerals, gems and fossils. It is aimed at the general public, professionals and collectors. Organized by: Basque Gemological and Mineralogical Association. Europa Conference Center (Date not determined).
  • In San Sebastian. “Arima Hotel Conference - REIH® Plan - Passivhaus. Topics: Tourism, Construction and Sustainable Mobility, Passive House Certification. First largest hotel in the world pre-certified International Passivhaus”. ARIMA Hotel. November 26th.

 

 Best Basques traditions and festivities in Basque Country:


  • In Antzuola / Aretxabaleta / Arrasate / Mondragón / Azkoitia / Azpeitia / Bergara / Eskoriatza / Ezkio-Itsaso / Ezkio-Itsaso / Legazpi / Leintz Gatzaga / Urretxu / Zumarraga. IX edition "The hidden treasures of the Ignatian Land". Cultural activities and visits to the heritage of the regions where Saint Ignacius Loyola lived. From June 12th to December 31st.
  • In Sare. Pigeon hunting with nets. Feast of the Dove. This ancient custom begins every year on September 29th, Saint Michael's Day, and ends on November 11th, Saint Martin's Day.
  • In Mondragón / Arrasate. Maritxu Kajoi, Patroness of the “txikiteros”. The most elegant and desired party in town. October 1st.
  • In Urrugne. Olhette celebrations. Pedestrian races, balls, concerts, country meals and various activities are on the weekend program. Olhette district, Trabenia. From October 1st to 3rd.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. BioneAraba. Fair of ecological production. Exhibition of producers and sale of organic food of the Basque Country and its surroundings. Alavesa Association of Ecological Agriculture. October 2nd.
  • In Abanto-Zierbena. XXIII Gallarta Cider Day. Demonstration of apple cider extraction. Kirikoketa. Craft exhibition. Agri-food products. October 2nd.
  • In Karrantza. Cattle, agricultural and artisan fair. Latxa and carranzana sheep contest. Exhibition of local producers: sausages, cheeses, crafts... etc. and producers from other locations: crafts, honey, soaps, pâté... etc. October 2nd.
  • In Eibar. Sagardo Eguna. Cider Fair. Cider tasting. October 2nd.
  • In Zierbena. Fishing fair. Kantauri Fest. Festival of traditional boats. Fair dedicated to the sea. Seafood (canneries) and nautical crafts. October 2nd and 3rd.
Basque cake festival.
Cambo-les-Bains, French Basque Country

  • In Cambo-les-Bains. Basque cake festival. Competition for the best amateur Basque cake, a parade of the brotherhoods, a pastry workshop, a sweet walk, concerts and sale of Basque cakes. First Sunday in October. October 3rd.
  • In Elorrio. Flaunt of the Errebombillos. Pilgrimages and lamb tasting. The origin of this celebration dates from the 16th century. October 3rd.
  • In Gernika-Lumo. Sukalki Eguna. Cod Day. Tasting of cod & wines. Horticultural fair. Exhibition and sale of Basque crafts. October 3rd. Cancelled.
  • In Iurreta. XXII Food and craft fair. Tasting of vegetables, Basque cake, pâté, guilds, cheese and Eusko Label beef skewers. October 3rd.
  • In Bilbao. XXXII Deusto agricultural fair. edition. Exhibition and sale of agricultural products. October 3rd.
  • In Zalla. LXXVII Cattle and food fair. Gangas Day: competition of products of the Basque agro; bread, honey, cheese… highlighting the precious purple onion of Zalla. Exhibition of ecological agriculture. XXIII Exhibition of local cattle. Roast and beef tasting. October 4th.
  • In Gernika-Lumo. Pyrenean beef championship of the Basque Country. Exhibition of livestock material, cider stands, txakoli and cheese, livestock competition, auction, demonstrations related to the rural world... and performance of the bertsolaris. From October 4th and 5th. Cancelled
  • In Hernani. Cod week. Monday to Friday contest of cod skewers between bars. Last Sunday tasting and cod-pilpil contest. From October 4th to 17th.
  • In Agurain / Salvatierra. DCXXVI Livestock Fair. XIII Horse Competition of the mountain of the Basque Country. XXXVI Provincial Shepherd Cheese Contest. Exhibition of cattle, sheep, machinery, sale of crafts, gastronomy and products from the Basque Country. October 5th.
Ham Fair. Bayonne

  • In Bayonne. Ham Fair. Sixty local exhibitors. The competition for the best farm ham, the best omelet... with ham. Esplanade Roland-Barthes, the quays of the Nive and the carreau des Halles. From October 7th to 10th.
  • In Markina-Xemein. XXXVII Livestock and agricultural fair. Lea-Artibai October General Fair. Blond-Aquitaine cattle competition and local cattle exhibition. Exhibition and sale of products of the hamlet. Exhibition of agricultural tools and purebred animals from the Basque Country. October 9th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Great Week of Pintxo de Álava. Competition between the pintxos (Basque tapas) that are presented in the competition. Tasting phase: from next October 9th to 18th. Final phase: October 22nd.
  • In Pobes. XXVI Fair of the painted bean of Álava. Tasting, exhibition and sale of various artisan products. Cattle fair and machinery sample. Irrintzi contest. October 10th.
  • In Sondika. Oenology Day. XII Oenology Contest. Txozna and Idiazabal cheese skewers. Exhibition, tasting and sale of the different broths of the sample. October 10th.
  • In Basauri. Festival Saint Faust. XXXIII Agricultural Show of San Fausto. Exhibition and sale of local products and tastings. XLII Fair of crafts of San Fausto. Craftsmen show their work and techniques. October 16th and 17th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. "History of Basque pelota. An extraordinary journey". Salburua Civic Center. From October 16th until 31st.
  • In Durango. Festival Saint Faust. Exhibition and sale of agri-food products. Tasting of txakoli and talo. October 17th.
  • In Apilaiz / Apellániz. Chestnut festival. Promotion of chestnut cultivation as an alternative for the future. Visit to the chestnut plantation of Apellániz. Chestnut tasting. Sale of horticultural and artisan products of the region such as honey, bread, cheese, legumes. October 17th.
  • In Villabuena de Valdegovía. Valdegovía Potato Fair. XXIX edition. Exhibition and sale of native potato varieties. Gastronomic tasting based on potatoes. Crafts Fair. Regional market of producers of Añana. Basque rural sport. Sheepdog job sign. October 17th.
  • In Balmaseda. VII Harvest Festival. Oenologist fair. Tasting and sale of txakoli from the DO Bizkaiko Txakolina. October 17th.
  • In Aretxabaleta. XXIV Gastronomic and flock fair. Tasting and sale of food. XXVI Homemade Patxaran Contest. October 17th.
XXXVIII Basque Country Shepherd's Cheese Contest.
Idiazabal

  • In Idiazabal. Baserritarra Day and XXXVIII Basque Country Shepherd's Cheese Contest. Sale of cheese and homemade products, workshops and exhibition of local cattle. IX Exhibition of cattle and products of the town. Different activities. Popular food. October 17th.
  • In Leintz-Gatzaga. Organic salt day. V Ecological fair in collaboration with BIOLUR. Guided tours of the museum. October 17th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. XVI Championship of Pintxos of Euskadi and Navarra. Competition between the pintxos (Basque tapas) that the catering establishments present in competition. Europe Conference Center. From October 18th to 20th.
  • In Biarritz. Autumn sale. Nearly 150 stores in Biarritz offer the biggest brands at discounted prices. Downtown. From October 22nd to 24th.
  • In Balmaseda. Food Fair. L International Putxeras Competition during the San Severino festivities. Popular festival since 1971. Popular contest based on beans, bacon, chorizo, rib and blood sausage. October 23rd.
  • In Espelette. Pepper Festival. Local events, Concert, Parade Procession Parade, Fair or show. From October 23rd to 24th.
  • In Laudio / Llodio. Monographic fair on the apple. Manual and mechanical apple chopping, pressing, juice extraction and tasting. Other activities related to the apple. Exhibition and sale of products. October 24th.
VIII National Gastronomy Contest.
Vitoria-Gasteiz

  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. VIII National Gastronomy Contest. Contest of kitchen and pastry professionals from Spain, who will participate in teams, representing the different autonomous communities. Europe Conference Center. From October 24th to 26th.
  • In Gernika-Lumo. The most important agricultural fair in Gernika. Close to 900 positions. Contest and exhibition of fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheeses, txakoli and honey. Preparation of Basque craft products and the exhibition of agricultural machinery. Bertsolaris and parades. Sports activities: tip basket, shovel, ski lift and hand and Basque sports demonstrations. October 26th. Cancelled.
  • In Gorliz. IV Craft Beer Fair. XIX Mycological Fair. Exhibition and tasting of mushrooms throughout the morning. From October 29th to 31st.
  • In Tolosa. XXVII Sweet Fair. Sale of pastry products. October 30th.
  • In Bayonne. Halloween special. "All Hallow's Even": the "Eve of All Saints", which mixes with the feast of Samain of Gaelic origin. La Luna Negra. October 31st.
  • In Zaldibia. Ardiki Eguna. Sheep dayPopular festival since 1994. Mondejus Championship (a kind of local white blood sausage) and the Aralar Shepherd Cheese Contest. A multitude of animals (pottokas, sheep, rams...) and products such as sheep meat, cheese and land. October 31st.
World congress of high gastronomy. San Sebastian

  • In San Sebastian. XXIII San Sebastian Gastronomika - Euskadi Basque Country. World congress of high gastronomy (bringing together the best chefs on the planet), off (parallel congress dedicated to the world of the room and wine), Popular (aimed at citizens) and Market (a spectacular fair). Rediscover the French culinary reality and poses a new dialogue between French and Spanish cuisines. Digital and live. Kursaal Palace. From November 14th until 17th.
  • In Ordizia. Agricultural Fair. Farm products fair. Every Wednesday.
  • In Hondarribia. Agricultural Fair. Sale of local products. Wednesdays at Damarri Plaza and Saturdays at the Port.
  • In Mungia. Peasant Market. Exhibition and sale of farm products. Every Friday.
  • In Bilbao. Gure Lurreko Merkatuak. Market of products of the hamlets of Bizkaia, made in a traditional way by their farmers, with Basque varieties and native breeds. Slow food, natural and local foods. Tinglados del Arenal. Every Saturday.
  • In Tolosa. Agricultural Fair. Farm products fair. Every Saturday.
  • In Irun. Agricultural Fair. Vegetable Fair. Every Saturday.
  • In Bilbao. Flower and plant market. Flowers and plants grown and collected directly by local producers. A melting pot of colors and smells. Tinglados del Arenal. Every Sunday.

 

Regarding Basques and others sport:

  • In Getxo. Punta Galea Challenge. Surf Party. It is one of the 7 tests that are part of the prestigious Big Wave Surfing World Circuit, Big Wave Tour, this being the only one of them that is organized on European territory. Waiting period from October to February.
  • In San Sebastian. Half marathon. 20th anniversary. 21 kilometers through emblematic places of the city. Another option is the 10 kilometers. October 3rd.
XXII Great Fund Test "Hiru Haundiak 2021"
Gorbeia, Anboto and Aizkorri
  • In Gorbeia, Anboto and Aizkorri. XXII Great Fund Test "Hiru Haundiak 2021". Popular and multitudinous mountain race that crosses three emblematic summits. Distance of one hundred kilometers with an ascent gradient plus descent of ten thousand two hundred meters in a maximum of 24 hours. October 9th.
  • In Bilbao. Bilbao Menditrail. Sports event that takes place in the surroundings of Bilbao, its green ring and its most emblematic peaks. October 12th.
  • In San Sebastian. La Clásica Salto 15k Donostia - popular pedestrian. 4 different modalities: Roller, HandBike, Wheelchairs or pedreste race. For the center of the city the participants will complete a distance of 15 kilometers. October 17th.
  • In Bilbao. EDP Bilbao Night Marathon. Three different tests: the marathon (42 kilometers), the half marathon (21 kilometers) and the popular race (10 kilometers) through the heart of the city. Departure: San Mamés. Arrival: Bilbao Guggenheim Museum. October 23rd.

And remember, if you are thinking to come to Bilbao, San Sebastian, Rioja, Vitoria, Pamplona or anywhere else in the Basque Country, you can get a better understanding on our culture and traditions with a local guide.

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