What to do in the Basque Country - Arts Agenda September 2019

THINGS TO DO IN BILBAO, SAN SEBASTIAN, VITORIA-GASTEIZ, BIARRITZ, RIOJA OR PAMPLONA.

Our selection of best art, sport & cultural events in the Basque Country during September 2019.

In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Medieval Market. A city of the Middle Ages.
From September 27th to 29th


Best Basques traditions & festivities:

  • In Bayonne. Bullfights of Bayonne. First bullfighting place in France. August 14th, 30th and 31st. And September 1st.
  • In Bayonne. Atlantic Feria. Novillada without picadors and corrida. Bullfighting atmosphere, eating places, flamenco and Sevillian dancer’s concerts. Bullring. From August 30th until September 1st.
  • In San Sebastian. Euskal Jaiak - Basque festivities. Old part of the city. The Day of the Cider will start the festival of Basque culture. Musical and sports activities and the best Basque gastronomy are its main claim. From August 31st to September 8th.
  • In Elorrio. Agricultural fair and livestock. Handicrafts. Concursom of vegetables, cheeses and txakolí. On September 1st.
  • In Legazpi. Artzain Eguna. Shepherd Day. Sheep Cheese Contest of Gipuzkoa. Shepherd Dog Contest. September 1st and 2nd.
  • In Ordizia. "Euskal Jaiak" (Basque parties). Concerts, Basque rural sport, cooking workshops and gastronomic competitions. Contest of cheeses, cattle, fruits and vegetables, Basque hen and exhibition of perretxikos. Latxa sheep cheese contest. From September 1st until 9th.
  • In Zarautz. Basque parties. Popular food, music in the streets, trikitixa contest, dance performances or recitals of improvisers. From September 1st until 9th. In Mungia. Fair of cattle, wool, horses and goats. September 1st and 15th. Residents and visitors who come to Zarautz take to the streets dressed in traditional Basque costumes on September 9th.
  • In Lekeitio. "Antzar Eguna" or Goose day, a 300 years old tradition to be seen in the local festivities of St Antoline (from September 1st until 8th.). September 5th.
  • In Gernika-Lumo. Day of the rabbit and the cider of Bizkaia. Horticultural fair. September 7th.
  • In Hondarribia. Guadalupe Virgin Day. With a traditional parade "Alarde" upto the sanctuary of Guadalupe. September, 8th.
  • In Portugalete. Agricultural Fair. Exhibition and sale of agricultural products. Competition and distribution of prizes for the best Basque cake, cheese and stall decoration. Walk of the Canilla. September 8th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Ecological market. Transparent agricultural market. The producers of the province offer their products to the locals. September 14th.
  • In Artziniega. Medieval market. Posts of ciders, bakers, carpenters, potters, morcilleros and artisans, dressed in the clothes of those times. On September 14th.
  • In Ibarra. Agricultural, artisan and livestock fair. XX Agricultural, livestock and piparra fair. XV Gastronomic Championship of the Basque Country of Piparra. X Meeting of the Piparra of the Basque Country. XXII Tolosaldea honey contest. From September 15th.
  • In Baños de Ebro / Mañueta. Harvest Festival of Rioja Alavesa. September 15th.
  • In Muskiz. Agricultural and livestock fair. XXXVII Exhibition and sale of farm products. Exhibition of local cattle. Sample of agricultural machinery. Grand Prix of Txakoli. Regional competition of equine cattle and horse riding. September 15th.
  • In Logroño. The Feast of San Mateo is flooded with zurracapote and the start of the vintage came. The festivities of the city include bull fighting, popular lamb chops made with vine wood, and wine stomping of the first grapes of each Rioja wine production village. From September 15th to 22nd.
  • In Bermeo. Holy Eufemia Day. Tasting of talo, sale of farm products. VII Poultry Exhibition. IV Bizkaia Poultry Championship. Exhibition of Bermeo cattle, yokes and agricultural machinery. September 16th.
  • In Zumaia. Octopus day. Activities of: tasting, exhibition and gastronomic competition. Eusebio Gurrutxaga Square. September 21st.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Pintxo Eguna. Day of the pintxo. City center. From September 21st until 23rd.
  • In Amurrio. "Artzain Eguna" or Shepherd day. Contests sheep, cheese, sheepdogs,.. September 22nd.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Basque dance show from the 7 provinces. Place Louis XIV. From September 22nd.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Medieval Market. More than 200 craft, gastronomy and hospitality stalls will set the streets to become a city of the Middle Ages. From September 27th to 29th.
  • In Bilbao. Agricultural fair. Exhibition of traditional Basque sports. Ferial of Zorrotza. Festivities of Zorrotza. September 28th.
  • In San Sebastian. Mycological fair. XXI Gastronomic Mycological Conference. Perretxiko Jaia (Feast of Perretxiko). September 29th.
  • In Astigarraga. Sagar Uzta. Cider party. Apple party. Preparation of the first must of the 2019 harvest. Cider dance, kirikoketa, txalaparta and tasting of the must prepared. Apple exhibition, cider and must tasting, demonstrations, sale of local products. From September 29th.
In San Sebastian. International Film Festival "Zinemaldia".
The Donostia Prize, this year, goes to actress 
Penelope Cruz.
From September 20th to 28th


Regarding arts and exhibits in Basque Country:

  • In Getaria. Cristobal Balenciaga: Fashion and Heritage. Contexts Fashion and Heritage maintain a paradoxical dialogue that contrasts the ephemeral and the permanent. A conversation that, nevertheless, converges in the designer. Cristobal Balenciaga Museum. From March 1st, 2019 to January 20th, 2020.
  • In Bilbao. Never real and always true. Exhibition on the symbiosis between art and literature. A motto that connects the thirteen participating artists, who move between both worlds and whose works deal naturally with art as a literary genre and literature as an exhibition project. Azkuna Center. From March 14th until September 22nd.
  • In Bilbao. “Jenny Holzer: The Indescriptible”. Its medium, whether it is translated into T-shirts, plaques or electronic signals, is the text. Bilbao Guggenheim Museum. From March 22nd, 2019 until September 28th.
  • In Bilbao. Juan De Alcega, Universal Tailor. Illustrious personage of Gipuzkoa of Century XVI, author of the first treaty of tailoring published in all Europe, in the year 1580. Maritime Museum. From April 3rd until September 29th.
  • In Bilbao. Gerhard Richter: Marinas. With these paintings and drawings, Richter confronts us with the problem of representation, since the painted surface and the photographic record merge. Bilbao Guggenheim Museum. From May 24th until September 9th.
  • In Bilbao. Zuloaga (1870-1945). Exhibition about the painter Ignacio Zuloaga, considered in his time the most important Spanish artist and with the greatest international projection. Museum of Fine Arts. From May 29th until October 10th.
  • In Bayonne. Exhibition: The Century of Balenciaga. DIDAM. From June 7th to September 8th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Open by Concert. Cultural programming throughout the summer. Cathedral of Santa Maria, Portico de la Luz. From June 7th to September 14th.
  • In San Sebastian. Summer courses at the University of the Basque Country. Miramar Palace. Quality and varied program of courses, seminars, workshops and conferences. From June 15th until September 15th.
  • In Hernani. Cultural program of the Chillida-Leku museum for the summer. Different activities of dance, music or yoga and there will be workshops for children and night visits. From June 21st until September 30th.
  • In Bilbao. Temporary exhibition “Giants and Bigheads of Bilbao". Sample in which you can enjoy the popular characters of the Bilbao City Council. Basque Museum. From July 1st until September 15th.
  • In Bilbao. West Side Story. Musical. Arriaga Theater. From August 14th to September 8th.
  • In Bilbao. Ghost the musical. Auditorium of the Esukalduna Palace. From August 21st until September 7th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Ravel Festival. Mauricio Ravel Auditorium / San Juan de Luz Church. From August 26th until September 15th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. FesTVal. Biggest event of Spanish Television in Spain. From September 2nd to 8th.
  • In Biarritz. Oldarra - Men's choir from the Basque Country. Sainte Eugenie Church. September 2nd and 11th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Ravel Festival. Mauricio Ravel Auditorium / San Juan de Luz Church. From September 2nd until 15th.
  • In Getxo. Gextophoto. Festival of photography that bets on the use of formats, supports and unconventional spaces to show the images. From September 4th until 29th.
  • In Bayonne. 10th Meeting Ferrari. Vehicle exposures. Place des Basques. From September 6th until 8th.
  • In Biarritz. Time to Love Dance - Formulas 2, 4, 6 and 10 ballets. Several ballets Formulas of Time to Love Dance to choose from. Midnight station. From September 6th until 15th.
  • In San Sebastian. Royal Garage World Tour. Ara Malikian is a well-known violinist who from a young age demonstrated a great talent for playing the violin. Kursaal Auditorium. September 7th and 8th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. European Congress on Energy Efficiency and Sustainability in Architecture and Urbanism (EESAP 10) and International Congress on Advanced Construction (CICA 3). Europe Congresses Place. September 11th and 12th.
  • In Bilbao. 38th Annual ESRA Congress - State of the Art Safety Standards in Regional Anaesthesia. Euskalduna Palace. From September 11th until 14th.
  • In San Sebastian. Digital Health Congress: Challenges to move forward. Miramar Palace. From September 12th and 13th.
  • In San Sebastian. Donostia Kutxa Kultur Festibala. Hippodrome of San Sebastian. Big party around independent music. On September 13th and 14th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Festivals of the Rue de la République.Parade for the center of the city. September 13th, 14th and 15th.
  • In Bilbao. Concerts of the Municipal Band. Atrium of Cultures. Low level. Azkuna Center. September 13th and 27th.
  • In Vitoria. International Festival of Magic. "Magialdia 2019". From September 16th until 22rd.
  • In Sopelana. Sopela Kosta Fest. Festival meeting between surfing, nature and music. From September 19th to 22nd.
  • In Biarritz. Braderie de Biarritz. Nearly 150 shops in Biarritz offer the biggest brands at discounted prices. Ready-to-wear, lingerie, shoes, fashion accessories, luggage, perfumes and beauty products, home decoration, table and house linen ... .Centre town. From September 20th until 22nd.
  • In Irún. EKODRIVE, Sustainable Vehicle Fair. Offer of electric and hybrid cars, bicycles and electric scooters. FICOBA. From September 20th until 22nd.
  • In San Sebastian. International Film Festival "Zinemaldia". The Donostia Prize, this year, goes to actress Penelope Cruz. From September 20th to 28th.
  • In San Sebastian. Sebastiane (LGBTQ) Awards: Sebastiane Award of the San Sebastian International Festival and the Sebastiane Latino Award. From From September 20th to 28th.
  • In Biarritz. Chilly Gonzales. Canadian pianist and entertainer, well known for his intimate approach to the piano and his showmanship. Midnight station. September 21st and 22nd.
  • In Getaria. Warp and weft. Workshops for families. Families with children between 6 and 12 years old. Cristobal Balenciaga Museum. From September 22nd.
  • In Getaria. Approach to the techniques of Haute Couture tailoring. Master class. Instructor: Javier Martín. Cristobal Balenciaga Museum. From September 27th until 29th.
  • In Anglet. Patrouille de France. Aerial meeting. September 28th.
  • In Bilbao. Open House Bilbao. Festival of open doors of Bilbao in more than 45 buildings to better understand the city through its architecture and urbanism. Free guided tours. This year also in Barakaldo and Gexto. From September 28th until 29th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. 45th Chapter of the Basque corsairs. Parade for the center of the city. Saint John the Baptist Church. September 29th.
  • In Bilbao. 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 September 29th until October 6th.
  • In San Sebastian. Symphony Orchestra of the Basque Country. Kursaal Auditorium. September 30th and October 1st.
  • In Biarritz. Latinamerican cinema & Culture Festival of Biarritz. From September 30th until October 6th.


In Bilbao. Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series
Female and male categories. Bridge of La Salve. 
September 14th


Regarding Basque sport:

  • In Biarritz. Jai Alai Basque traditional sport competition. Several dates on July, August and September.
  • In San Sebastian. Several sporting events of the Euskal Jaiak - Basque festivities: proof of the traditional regattas of traineras; Swim across the Peine del Viento, the Gipuzkoa Aizkolaris Championship first, the San Sebastian de Pelota Championship by hand, the Cross of Urgull and the Swimming Crossing of La Concha Bay. From August 31st to September 9th.
  • In San Sebastian – Donostia. The biggest rowing event of the year in the North of Spain (dating back to 1879), the flag of La Concha will be hold by the winner of this event. From September 1st until 9th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Basque Ball with chistera. Municipal fronton. From September 4th and 11th.
  • In Bilbao. The Cycling Tour to Spain 2019. A beautiful tour of the most incredible places in Bizkaia. September 6th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. 22nd Rally of the sea of old vehicles. Parade for the center of the city. September 8th.
  • In Bilbao. Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. Female and male categories. Bridge of La Salve. September 14th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Triathlons. 5 Triathlons (Iron man, Half Iron Man, Olympic distance, sprint, young handi). Gymnase Urdazuri. From September 14th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. BLAN Walk Cycling tour. The oldest in Spain with a purely cyclotouristic character. On September 14th.
  • In Lekumberri-Andoain. Marathon Plazaola Greenways. On September 15th.
  • In Biarritz. Basque ball in different modalities. Throughout the month of September.
  • In San Sebastian. Horse races. San Sebastian Racecourse. From June to September.

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

 contact Aitor Delgado Basque Private Tour Guide

Enjoy the Basque Country!

What to do in the Basque Country - Events & Agenda August 2019

THINGS TO DO IN BILBAO, SAN SEBASTIAN, VITORIA-GASTEIZ, BIARRITZ, RIOJA OR PAMPLONA.

Our selection of best art, sport, traditionals & cultural events in the Basque Country during August, 2019.

 
In Vitoria. La Blanca city Festivals. From August 4th to 9th

Regarding Basques traditions and festivities:

  • In Azpeitia, Biscay & Gipuzkoa. St Ignatius Loiola Festival. In Azpeitia local music, food, drink and festivals. From July 30th to August 2nd.
  • In Anglet. Outdoor night market. Chambre d'Amour. August 2nd, 9th, 23rd and 30th.
  • In Guernica. Day of the wine of Rioja Alavesa and of the Cod. Tasting and tasting Horticultural fair. Exhibition and sale of Basque crafts. August 3rd.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Celebrations of the Sea. August 3rd and 4th.
  • In Hondarribia. Agricultural Fair. Exhibition and sale of food products and exhibition of traditional crafts. August 4th.
  • In Vitoria. La Blanca city Festivals. The most popular festival in the Basque Capital. Celedon will come down from San Miguel Church to symbolize the start of these festivals. From August 4th to 9th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Fair of the Blanca. Exhibition and sale of crafts and food products. Loma General Place. From August 5th until 8th.
  • In Getaria. Fiestas of San Salvador. Food Fair. Tasting of grilled tuna and txakoli. Eusko Label veal Pintxos. August 6th.
  • In Guernica. Bizkaiko Untxia eta Sagardoa. Tasting of cider and rabbit from Bizkaia. Horticultural fair. Exhibition and sale of Basque crafts. August 7th.
  • In Biarritz. Night market. Stands of gastronomy, beach items, jewelery, local products or souvenirs, all in a light and festive atmosphere, where entertainment, songs and dances, are never left out. Halles of Biarritz. August 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th.
  • In Zumaia. Agricultural Fair. Euskal Jai Fair. Products of the hamlet. Food, artisans and workshops. August 9th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Night of the sardine. Parking Campos Berri. August 10th
  • In Getxo (Alcorta). Market of San Lorenzo. Exhibition and sale of farm products, contest of vegetables, cheeses and plants. August 10th.
  • In Biarritz. The festival at the Port. A festive and popular event for all those who like going out, dancing, having fun ... The bodegas will be animated by the nautical associations of Biarritz. Musical entertainment. Port of the fishermen. August 10th.
  • In San Sebastian. International Fireworks Competition. The Concha Bay. This is one of the biggest events during Big Week. Firework experts from around the world will compete each night to see who can offer the most spectacular show. From August 10th until 17th.
  • In Bayonne. Recorte show. Bullfighting show without killing. Bullring. August 11th.
  • In Bayonne. Mutxiko, Traditional Dances. Place Jacques Portes. August 11th and 18th.
  • In San Sebastian. Semana Grande (Big week of San Sebastian). Popular party with famous fireworks in Concha beach and lots of visitors. From August, 11th to 18th.
  • In San Sebastian. Fair of agricultural products of the Basque Country. Vinuesa Father Place. August 10th and 17th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Lâcher de lanternes. Letting go of lanterns.Show. August 14th.
  • In Bayonne. Season 2018 run. Bullfights of Bayonne. First bullfighting place in France. Bullring. August 14th, 30th and 31st. And September 1st.
  • In Bayonne. Corrida Goyesque. 11am: Novillada without picador. 18h: Corrida goyesque. Bullring. August 14th.
  • In Llodio, Bilbao, San Sebastian, Amurrio, Moreda de Álava, Nanclares de Oca, Elvillar,  Asparrena, Portugalete, Guernika,... Feasts in honor to Our Lady of the Assumption (August 15th) and San Roque (August 16th). From August 14th until 18th.
  • In Araia. Shepherd Day. Exhibition and sale of cheese, artisan and ecological products. XV edition of the Idiazabal cheese contest. Alava Championship of Dogs Pastor. Tuesday, August 15th.
  • In Plentzia. Idiazabal Cheese Contest. XXX Official Competition D.O. August 18th.
  • In Bilbao. Semana Grande (Big week of Bilbao). One of the most popular parties in the Basque Country. From August 18th to 26th.
  • In Gijón, Asturias. Natural Cider Party. Festival of Regional Tourist Interest. From August 20th until 26th.
  • In Llodio. "Baserritar Eguna". Farmers' Day. Festivities of San Roke. Exhibition and sale of farm products with tasting of txakoli and cider as well as meat pintxos. Dulzaineros, trikitilaris and txistularis. Rural sport, and shepherd dog contest. Plaza de Lamuza. August 23rd.
  • In San Sebastian. Dantz Festival. Electronic music. District of Egia of San Sebastián, with Tabakalera and Gasteszena as main stages, and whose programming extends to various clubs in the city. From August 29th until 31st.
  • In Bayonne. Atlantic Feria. Novillada without picadors and corrida. Bullfighting atmosphere, eating places, flamenco and Sevillian dancer’s concerts. Bullring. From August 30th until September 1st.
  • In Pipaon. Crafts Fair. Museum of living ethnography. Sample of elaboration of artisan products, mowing, soap making, bread ... August 31st.
  • In San Sebastian. Euskal Jaiak - Basque festivities. Old part of the city. The Day of the Cider will start the festival of Basque culture. Musical and sports activities and the best Basque gastronomy are its main claim. From August 31st to September 8th.

 


San Sebastián Musical Fortnight. From August 1st until 31st.

Regarding arts and exhibits:

  • In Getaria. Cristobal Balenciaga: Fashion and Heritage. Contexts Fashion and Heritage maintain a paradoxical dialogue that contrasts the ephemeral and the permanent. A conversation that, nevertheless, converges in the designer. Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum. From March 1st, 2019 to January 20th, 2020.
  • In Bilbao. Never real and always true. Exhibition on the symbiosis between art and literature. A motto that connects the thirteen participating artists, who move between both worlds and whose works deal naturally with art as a literary genre and literature as an exhibition project. Azkuna Center. From March 14th until September 22nd.
  • In Bilbao. “Jenny Holzer: The Indescriptible”. Its medium, whether it is translated into T-shirts, plaques or electronic signals, is the text. Bilbao Guggenheim Museum. From March 22nd, 2019 until September 28th.
  • In Bilbao. Juan De Alcega, Universal Tailor. Illustrious personage of Gipuzkoa of Century XVI, author of the first treaty of tailoring published in all Europe, in the year 1580. Maritime Museum. From April 3rd until September 29th.
  • In Bilbao. Gerhard Richter: Marinas. With these paintings and drawings, Richter confronts us with the problem of representation, since the painted surface and the photographic record merge. Bilbao Guggenheim Museum. From May 24th until September 9th.
  • In Bilbao. Zuloaga (1870-1945). Exhibition about the painter Ignacio Zuloaga, considered in his time the most important Spanish artist and with the greatest international projection. Museum of Fine Arts. From May 29th until October 10th.
  • In Bayonne. Exhibition: The Century of Balenciaga. DIDAM. From June 7th to September 8th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Open by Concert. Cultural programming throughout the summer. Cathedral of Santa Maria, Portico de la Luz. From June 7th to September 14th.
  • In San Sebastian. Summer courses at the University of the Basque Country. Miramar Palace. Quality and varied program of courses, seminars, workshops and conferences. From June 15th until September 15th.
  • In Hernani. Cultural program of the Chillida Leku museum for the summer. Different activities of dance, music or yoga and there will be workshops for children and night visits. From June 21st until September 30th.
  • In Bilbao. Temporary exhibition “Giants and Bigheads of Bilbao". Sample in which you can enjoy the popular characters of the Bilbao City Council. Basque Museum. From July 1st until September 15th.
  • In Biarritz. Piano Festival. Hôtel du Palais. From July 29th until August 7th.
  • In Biarritz. Itsasoa Choir Concert. About fifty choristers divided into 4 to 8 desks. His program has been designed to satisfy all audiences with sacred songs, traditional, but also contemporary; all from the rich Basque musical and cultural heritage. Sainte Eugenie Church. August 1st and 20th.
  • In San Sebastian. Donostia-San Sebastián Musical Fortnight. It is the longest standing classical music festival in Spain and one of the most time-honoured in Europe. Kursaal Elkargunea Center, Victoria Eugenia Theater and other stages. From August 1st until 31st.
  • In Biarritz. Thursdays in the gardens of the ocean. This summer event offers a selection of exceptional artists: concerts, circuses or acrobats, contemporary or urban dance, exhibition or outdoor cinema. City of the ocean. August 1st, 8th, 16th and 29th.
  • In Biarritz. Concert: Lyrical Songs and Grand Organs. The performers, Philippe BARRET baritone and Raphaël TAMBYEFF organ, will have in their program works of Bach, Franck, Handel, Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns, Vivaldi ... Church Saint Charles. August 2nd.
  • In Biarritz. "International double bass", World music. On the occasion of the fourth edition of the International Academy of Double Bass of Biarritz. Some of the best specialists in the world meet for rich encounters, exchanges, enrichment and transmissions. South forecourt of the Municipal Casino. August 2nd
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Concert with Keep Smillin. Kiosk, Place Louis XIV. August 3rd and 31st.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Spanish dance and flamenco show - Porompom Pon. Ducontenia Park. August 4th, 11th, 23rd and 25th.
  • In San Sebastian. Glad is the Day. Festival Music with concerts, DJs, flea markets and children's activities. Cristina Enea Park. August 5th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Concert of the Basque choirs of Arin. Saint John the Baptist Church. August 5th.
  • In Biarritz. Oldarra - Men's choir from the Basque Country. Oldarra (meaning moose in Basque) is composed of forty amateur singers. He interprets, a capella, both religious and secular polyphonic works. Originally exclusively Basque, the repertoire has expanded, incorporating works from around the world. Church of St. Eugenie. 21:30 h. August 5th and 12th.
  • In Anglet. Cinema on the beach. Projection of a movie on a large screen. Chambre d'Amour. July 16th, 23rd and 30th. August 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th.
  • In Bayonne. Concert Chorus of Men Haiz Egoa. Gate of Spain. August 7th and 14th.
  • In Biarritz. Malandain Ballet Biarritz - Marie-Antoinette. Gare du midi Theater. 21:00 h. August 7th, 8th and 9th.
  • In Bayonne. Bayonne in Concert. Cathedral. August 3rd, 10th, 17th and 31st. September 7th, 14th and 28th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Concert of the orchestra “The violins of France". Church. August 8th.
  • In Bayonne. Concert of Harmony Bayonnayse. Tile halls. August 9th.
  • In Pozalagua. Music festival. Outside amphitheater of the Pozalagua Caves. The concerts will claim the best tradition of rock and classical music with the performance of Desira, Remember Queen and the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra. August 9th and 10th.
  • In Bilbao. West Side Story. Musical. Arriaga Theater. From August 14th to September 8th.
  • In Biarritz. Fireworks. Theme: "The Masters of Fire". Great Beach / Basta Boulevard / General de Gaulle Street. August 15th.
  • In Bilbao. The call. The original Musical by Javier Ambrossi and Javier Calvo "Los Javis". Auditorium of the Esukalduna Palace. From August 15th until 19th.
  • In Bilbao. Album of Zarzuela - Anthology. Room A1 Theater of the Esukalduna Palace. From August 15th until 19th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Concert: Show Must Go On (Queen). Kiosk, Place Louis XIV. August 17th.
  • In Bilbao. Ghost the musical. Auditorium of the Esukalduna Palace. From August 21st until September 7th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Concert: Flute and Harp Concert Guy Angelloz - Elodie Baile. Church. August 22nd.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Ravel Festival. Mauricio Ravel Auditorium / San Juan de Luz Church. From August 26th until September 15th.

 

Crossing the bay to swim. 
Baie Saint Jean de Luz / Ciboure. August 15th.

Regarding Basques and others sport:

  • In San Sebastian. Horse races. San Sebastian Racecourse. From June to September.
  • In Biarritz. Summer table tennis tournaments. Every Friday in July and August, the Gulls of Biarritz organize summer tournaments open to licensed players and to the leisure public, adults and children. Room Dagorette. July and August.
  • In Biarritz. Jai Alai Basque traditional sport competition. Several dates on July, August and September.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. International professionals of cesta punta. Jai Alai fronton. From July 2nd until August 29th.
  • In San Sebastian. The "Classic" Cyclist race. It is part of the UCI ProTour. It starts in the morning and returns to the city in the afternoon with a route of 225 km throughout the province. August 3rd.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Teink Trophy. Port of the fishermen. August 3rd.
  • In Biarritz. Rugby: Biarritz Olympique Basque Country / Angouleme. Friendly game. A new concept in France for the greatest happiness of your children. Aguilera Sports Park. August 3rd and 10th.
  • In Ribadesella, Asturias. The descent of the Sella River. This festival of international interest is one of the most important events in canoeing worldwide. August 4th.
  • In Biarritz. Basque Force show. Mazon Park. August 4th, 11th and 18th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Traditionnels Basques Sports. Municipal Fronton. August 5th and 12th.
  • In Bayonne. Basque Ball: Champioship Finals of France. Fronton of the Jean Dauger stadium. August 15th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Crossing the bay to swim. Baie Saint Jean de Luz / Ciboure. August 15th.
  • In Anglet. Surf at night. Professional surf night competition. Sables d'Or Beach. Day and night. August 17th.
  • In Anglet. Pro Anglet. Professional surfing competition QS 1,500. From August 20th until 25th.
  • In San Sebastian. Swim around the island. The Concha Bay. Adults 3km swimming. Children, 600m La Concha Beach. From August 25th.

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

 contact Aitor Delgado Basque Private Tour Guide

Enjoy Basque Country!!!