Madrid August Festivities 2018
Madrid Summer Festivities
Madrid's history and tradition can not be understood without its famous August "verbenas" or festivities, three of which are held in successive dates in neighbouring districts. They begin with San Cayetano on August 1-7 in in the neighborhood of Rastro/Embajadores, continuing with San Lorenzo on August 8-11 in Lavapiés, and end with the most important and the largest of all, la Paloma on August 11-15 in La Latina. If you are visiting Madrid, get the most unique experience with BE Apartment in the best luxury apartments in Madrid and other famous cities, for your security, pleasure and comfort.
Traditional Madrid dandies Chulapos, chotis dancing, lemonade, streets adorned with lanterns, locals dancing cheek to cheek... All of this is typical for Madrid's local festivities, especially in summer, when the days are longer and warmer. The Serbian Emir Kusturica and The Non Smoking Orquestra, the Mexican Institute of Sound (the interpreters of the famous song from the movie "Coco" and Soleá Morente + Napoleón Solo) wil be the main musical attractions of the Madrid August festivities.
Madrid August Festivities have a strong community spirit and are an inseparable part of Madrid, the city that holds dear its traditional image as a party-loving, sociable city. Obviously, it extends a very warm welcome to anyone wanting to join in. The programme of the festivities typically includes children's games and competitions, card tournaments, different concerts, tapas routes and the procession honouring the Saint or Virgin in whose name the festivity is being held.
Madrid August Festivities are held in the neighborhoods very close to each other, all of them are very traditional with nineteenth-century buildings and disorderly streets of great charm. Do not miss an opportunity to enjoy and discover Madrid with BE Apartment. If you´re visitng the city, take a look at our luxury apartments that we have throughout the city.