November in Madrid – a wide range of events

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"To go to bed at night in Madrid marks you as a little queer. For a long time your friends will be a little uncomfortable about it. Nobody goes to bed in Madrid until they have killed the night. Appointments with a friend are habitually made for after midnight at the cafe." These were the words of Ernest Hemingway in his work Death in the Afternoon. He was so right about it. Madrid is a city that never sleeps. Especially in November, there are so many events and thinks to do for you. You shouldn't miss them at all!


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Elton John performing

Primarily, there are a lot of musical and dance events coming to Madrid in November as Ballet, Flamenco and concerts. We prepared a list with the most important events for you. More concerts coming to Madrid in November will you find here. 

Bosque Ardora During the Danza Festival in Madrid, there will be a new show by Rocío Molina. She is performing a modern flamenco production around the theme of the dual nature of woman. The performance start with a 4-minute video that takes the audience to the center of a forest peppered with totems. The show takes place on 6th and 7th November at Teatros del Canal.

El Mesías
The Uruguay-based Sodre National Ballet is performing El Mesías, based on the oratorio composed by George Friedrich Handel. It is a mix of modern and contemporary dance. The ballet company will perform from 6th to 8th November at the Teatros del Canal in Madrid.

An old monk
This touching and surprising show by Belgian director and actor Josse De Pauw is coming to Madrid from 30th October to 1st November. The dramatic monologue with live jazz music in English with Spanish subtitles will be an evening full of laughter and hidden tears. 


Concerts in Madrid
There are famous musicians coming to Madrid in November as Elton John and Anastacia. Have a look at our selection of concert highlights in November:

Elton John (1st Nov)

Anastacia (7th Nov)

James Blunt (15th Nov)

Enrique Iglesias (15th Nov)

Cat Power (16th Nov)

Clean Bandit (20th Nov)

One Republic (20th Nov)

Ed Sheeran (25th Nov)


November in Madrid offers you also some entertaining exhibitions. There are photographic exhibitions and an interesting one about the Fall of the Berlin Wall.

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Brandenburger Gate, Berlin

25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall
This historical event will be also celebrated in Madrid. The Puerta de Alcalá, the central gate of Madrid, will get transformed into the Brandenburger Gate. From the 6th to 9th November, a video projection is shown until the morning of the 10th November.

EFE, 75 years in photos
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the EFE news agency, the Casa del Lector in Matadero Madrid is hosting an exhibtion about the history of journalism in Spain. There will be images as well as some different interactive and technological elements. The exhibition can be visited until 15th January.

Stephen Shore 
The work of this great photographer will stay in Madrid until 23rd November. In the following you find the details about the opening hours:
Monday: 2pm to 8pm

Tuesdays to Saturdays: 10am to 8pm
Sundays/holidays: 11am to 7pm


Last but not least, there are also some sport events coming to Madrid. Besides the matches of Real Madrid, there is an horse racing event at Zarzuela.

Horse racing
The autumn season is coming to an end. Enjoy a sunny Sunday morning watching up to five different horse races. There are tickets from 5 Euro. It is a nice event for the whole family.

Real Madrid
There are two different Real matches waiting for you in November. Have a look at the details:

Champions League
Real Madrid : Liverpool      (4th November, 20:45)

Real Madrid : Rayo Vallecano    (8th November, 20:00)


You want to go to Madrid in November, but you haven't found a place to stay yet? Do not worry. Habitat Apartments has the perfect apartment for you. We offer multiple nice apartments in Madrid.

In the following you see the Gran Via Central apartment for up to 4 person. 

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Gran Via Central apartment, bedroom


© image Elton John: Official Website

© image Brandenburger Gate: florianric (flickr)


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