What to do in the Basque Country - Arts Agenda November 2016

Regarding traditions and festivities:
  • In Gernika. Beans Day. Agricultural products: fruits, vegetables, cheese, bread ... popular tasting. Exhibition of Basque rural sports and activities for children. On November 5th.
  • In Campezo. St. Martin Festival. Farmers and craftmen fair. On November 8th.
  • In Biarritz, the French Basque Country, the local festivals will be hold on 7th and 15th November (Fête St Martin). A lot of activities all around the city.
  • In San Sebastian. Euskadi-Basque Country International Cheese Festival 2016. The organization World Cheese Awards will be present at the festival, awarding the prize for the best cheese in the world's most important modality championship. Kursaal Congress Palace. November 16th to 18th.
  • In Bordeaux, Bordeaux S.O. Good. Festival of gastronomy and the art of living. From 18th to 20th November in Aquitaine capital. 
  • In Bilbao, Fun&Serious Game Festival & Congress. Awarding best video games of the year. Palacio Euskalduna, Guggenheim Bilbao Museum, Bilbao Town Hall. From November 25th to 28th. 
  • In Navarra, the Game days will be hold in the gorgeous Pyrenees valley of Bertiz from 26th October to 30th November. 
  • In Eibar & Azkoitia, St. Andrew Festival: Exhibition and sale of agricultural products and artisans; and parades, improvisers, trikitilaris and txistularis (Basque Music). November 30th 
Regarding arts and exhibits:
  • In Getaria, Courses on design processes. Balenciaga Museum. November 3rd to 6th. 
  • In San Sebastián. Fantasy and Terror Film week of San Sebastian. Teatro Victoria Eugenia Theater. From October 29th Until November 4th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. "World Press Photo" Exhibit. Centro Cultural Montehermoso Center. Until November 13rd. 
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. 41st International Theater Festival. From October 6th until December 26th. 
  • In Bilbao. Zinetxiki Festival. International film festival aimed at young. November 14th to 27th.
  • In Bilbao, ZINEBI: International Festival of Documentary and Short Film. November 18th to 22nd. 
  • In Barakaldo, at Bilbao Exhibition Center, Paul Simon. Live in concert. November 17th.
  • In Bilbao, International print and art works on paper art festival. Euskalduna Palace. From 17th to 20th November.
  • In Bilbao the Opera ABAO OLBE presents “La Cenerentola” of Gioacchino Rossini in Euskalduna Palace. 19th, 22nd, 25th, 26th and 28th November. 
  • In Getaria. Do it yourself: interpretation and creation of a hat. Balenciaga Museum. November 26th & 27th. Day of St. Catherine, patron saint of hatters.
  • In San Sebastian, cod fish Basque fishermen history exhibit, in the Navy Museum, until November, 29th.
    In Bilbao, Exhibit “Francis Bacon. De Picasso a Velázquez". Guggenheim Bilbao Museum. Until January 8th, 2017. 
  • In Bilbao. Fine Arts Museum. Expo: “1937. About Gernika. War and civitas”. Until January 9th.
    In Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum. “Albert Oehlen exhibition. Recent work”. Until October 21st 2016 to February 5th, 2017.
  • In Bilbao, Guest Work: The Salzillo´s Nativity. Sculptor Francisco Salzillo (Murcia, 1707-1783), polychrome three hundred pieces, about 30 cm and modeled in clay or carved in wood. Bellas Artes Museum. Until 6th February 2017.
Regarding sport:
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. International rhythmic gymnastics exhibit EuskalGym. Enjoy the choreographies of best 10 gymnasts in the world according to the International Gymnastics Federation rank. Pabellón Fernando Buesa Arena. November 5th. 
  • In Guipuzkoa, the popular run from Behobia (France border) to San Sebastian. On November 13rd (20 km)  
  • In San Sebastian. 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 27th.
Regarding children:
  • In Tolosa, Gipuzkoa, a water puppets exhibit in The Puppet Museum. 
  • In Azpeitia (Gipuzkoa). Tours in steam train from the Basque Museum of Trains.  
Regarding music:
  • In Bilbao, Biscay, Fair Saturday. Coro Rossini in The Matter of Time exhibit, November 26th. 

Feel free to contact for any questions to your local private tour guide 

Enjoy the Basque Country!