Attending a Madrid bullfight must be included into your list of highlights. Have a look at the official bullfighting schedule and don’t miss the chance to spend an exciting evening at the most important and biggest plaza de toros (bullring): Las Ventas. This schedule includes all the corridas that will be held during the season as well as the novilladas.

In Madrid, Las Ventas holds bullfights from March or April (depending on the Semana Santa dates) until October.

The most important bullfights with the most well-known toreros take place during the Feria de San Isidro. The dates of this event vary from year to year, but most of it usually takes place in May.

Actually, it is the most important event with regards to bullfighting in Madrid. And it is the most prestigious bullfight feria in the world. For a torero, exiting through the Puerta Grande in Madrid after a bullfight is a synonym of fame, prestige and recognition.

 

Attend A Spanish Bullfight In Madrid

One of the highlights of a trip to Spain is attending a bullfight. As a matter of fact, Madrid is the mecca of bullfighting because of its tradition, the audience’s thoroughness towards the toreros and the impressive size of its bullring. If you’re planning to go, make sure to get your tickets well in advance.

Check out the full guide about purchasing bullfight tickets online. You’ll know which tickets are more expensive and why, what are the best locations in the bullring and a complete FAQ section with all the questions that you may still have.

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Madrid 2017 Official Bullfight Schedule

In Madrid, bullfight is the expression of art, passion and courage. The Feria de San Isidro is the most important event of the city’s bullfighting schedule. But the season is the longest Spain, and that means more than 60 bullfigts all together!

Here is the complete list with all the corridas and novilladas of the season.

Please note that each season’s calendar dates are only available 3 weeks before the event currently starts (especially for the Feria de San Isidro). The dates currently displayed correspond to the 2017 season.

 

Date & Time Event & Toreros Type & Bulls
Sunday
March, 26th
18:00
Leo Valadez, Diego Carretero, Pablo Aguado Novillada
Fuente Ymbro
Sunday
April, 2nd
18:00
Manolo Vanegas, Ángel Sánchez, Daniel García Novillada
La Quinta
Sunday
April, 9th
18:00
Iván Fandiño, Alberto Aguilar, Gómez del Pilar Corrida de Toros
Victorino Martín
Sunday
April, 16th
18:00
Curro Díaz and José Garrido (mano a mano) Corrida de Toros
Montealto
Sunday
April, 23rd
18:00
Mario Palacios, Miguel Ángel Pacheco, Adrien Salenc Novillada
Los Chospes
Sunday
April, 30th
18:00
Feria de la Comunidad de Madrid: Tulio Salguero, Álvaro García, Daniel Menes Novillada
Sánchez Herrero
Sunday
May, 1st
18:00
Feria de la Comunidad de Madrid: Miguel Maestro, Javier Marín, Fernando Flores Corrida de Toros
Dolores Aguirre
Monday
May, 2nd
18:00
Feria de la Comunidad de Madrid (Goyesca): Diego Urdiales and Paco Ureña (mano a mano) Corrida de Toros
Victoriano del Río-Toros de Cortés, José Vázquez, Salvador Domecq
Friday
May, 7th
19:00
Ángel Jiménez, Aítor Darío ‘El Gallo’, Juan Silva ‘Juanito’ Novillada
Conde de Mayalde
Thursday
May, 11th
19:00
San Isidro: Alberto Aguilar, David Galván, Javier Jiménez Corrida de Toros
La Quinta
Friday
May, 12th
19:00
San Isidro: Eugenio de Mora, Morenito de Aranda, Román Corrida de Toros
El Ventorrillo
Saturday
May, 13th
19:00
San Isidro: Diego Urdiales, David Mora, José Garrido Corrida de Toros
El Pilar
Sunday
May, 14th
19:00
San Isidro: Andy Cartagena, Sergio Galán, Manuel Manzanares Corrida de Rejones
Benítez Cubero
Monday
May, 15th
19:00
San Isidro: Curro Díaz, Paco Ureña, López Simón Corrida de Toros
Montalvo
Tuesday
May, 16th
19:00
San Isidro: Julián del Álamo, Fortes, Román Corrida de Toros
Lagunajanda
Wednesday
May, 17th
19:00
San Isidro: ‘El Fandi’, Miguel Ángel Perera, José Garrido Corrida de Toros
Fuente Ymbro
Thursday
May, 18th
19:00
San Isidro: Curro Díaz, Iván Fandiño, David Mora Corrida de Toros
Parladé
Friday
May, 19th
19:00
San Isidro (Prensa): Sebastián Castella, Alejandro Talavante, Javier Jiménez Corrida de Toros
El Puerto San Lorenzo – La Ventana del Puerto
Saturday
May, 20th
19:00
San Isidro: Andy Cartagena, Diego Ventura, Leonardo Hernández Corrida de Rejones
Los Espartales
Sunday
May, 21st
19:00
San Isidro: Juan José Padilla, Antonio Ferrera, Manuel Escribano Corrida de Toros
Las Ramblas
Monday
May, 22nd
19:00
San Isidro: Jesús E. Colombo, Pablo Aguado, Rafael Serna Novillada
Montecillo
Tuesday
May, 23rd
19:00
San Isidro: Daniel Luque, Fortes, Juan Leal Corrida de Toros
Valdefresno – Fraile Mazas
Wednesday
May, 24th
19:00
San Isidro: Juan Bautista, Alejandro Talavante, Roca Rey Corrida de Toros
Núñez del Cuvillo
Thursday
May, 25th
19:00
San Isidro: ‘El Juli’, Álvaro Lorenzo (confirmación), Ginés Marín (confirmación) Corrida de Toros
Alcurrucén
Friday
May, 26th
19:00
San Isidro: ‘Paquirri’, Sebastián Castella, López Simón Corrida de Toros
Jandilla – Vegahermosa
Saturday
May, 27th
19:00
San Isidro: Joselito Adame, Francisco J. Espada (confirmación), Ginés Marín Corrida de Toros
El Torero
Sunday
May, 28th
19:00
San Isidro: Diego Ventura and Leonardo Hernández (mano a mano) Corrida de Rejones
El Capea – Carmen Lorenzo – San Pelayo
Monday
May, 29th
19:00
San Isidro: Morenito de Aranda, Iván Fandiño, Gonzalo Caballero Corrida de Toros
José Luis Pereda – La Dehesilla
Tuesday
May, 30th
19:00
San Isidro: Leo Valadez, Diego Carretero, Andy Younes Novillada
Montealto
Wednesday
May, 31st
19:00
San Isidro: Miguel Ángel Perera, López Simón, Roca Rey Corrida de Toros
Victoriano del Río – Toros de Cortés
Thursday
June, 1st
19:00
San Isidro: José María Manzanares, Cayetano, Joaquín Galdós (confirmación) Corrida de Toros
Juan Pedro Domecq
Friday
June, 2nd
19:00
San Isidro: Enrique Ponce, David Mora, Varea (confirmación) Corrida de Toros
Garcigrande – Domingo Hernández
Saturday
June, 3rd
19:00
San Isidro: Juan Miguel, Alejandro Marcos, Ángel Sánchez Novillada
Flor de Jara
Sunday
June, 4th
19:00
San Isidro: Fernando Robleño, Javier Castaño, José Carlos Venegas Corrida de Toros
Cuadri
Monday
June, 5th
19:00
San Isidro: ‘Rafaelillo’, Alberto Lamelas, Gómez del Pilar Corrida de Toros
Dolores Aguirre
Tuesday
June, 6th
19:00
San Isidro: Diego Urdiales, Alejandro Talavante, Paco Ureña Corrida de Toros
Victorino Martín
Wednesday
June, 7th
19:00
San Isidro: Fernando Robleño, Alberto Aguilar, Pérez Mota Corrida de Toros
Rehuelga
Thursday
June, 8th
19:00
San Isidro: ‘El Cid’, Joselito Adame, Juan del Álamo Corrida de Toros
Alcurrucén
Friday
June, 9th
19:00
San Isidro: Antonio Ferrera, Juan Bautista, Manuel Escribano Corrida de Toros
Adolfo Martín
Saturday
June, 10th
19:00
San Isidro: Hermoso de Mendoza, Sergio Galán, Léa Vicens Corrida de Rejones
Fermín Bohórquez
Sunday
June, 11th
19:00
San Isidro: ‘Rafaelillo’, Dávila Miura, Rubén Pinar Corrida de Toros
Miura

 

Purchase Madrid Bullfight Tickets

Don’t miss the chance to visit the main bullfighting arena in the world. Madrid’s bullring holds up to 23,000 spectators and the most important feria.

Tickets are particularly difficult to get hold of during San Isidro as every evening is a sell-out. Make sure you purchase your ticket well in advance so you can enjoy one of the oldest taditions in Spain. Bullfighting is an art and going to Las Ventas is a privilege.

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Additionally, Las Ventas management organizes also a series of Spanish bullfights called novilladas to promote new talents. They are usually held during summertime. Here are the details of the second part of Madrid bullfight season.

Please note that each season’s calendar dates are only available 3 weeks (or less) before the event currently starts. The dates currently displayed correspond to the 2017 season.

 

Date & Time Event & Toreros Type & Bulls
Friday
June, 16th
19:00
Beneficencia: ‘El Juli’, José María Manzanares, Alejandro Talavante Corrida de Toros
Victoriano del Río – Toros de Cortés
Saturday
June, 17th
19:00
Cultura: Morante de la Puebla, Cayetano and Ginés Marín Corrida de Toros
Núñez del Cuvillo
Sunday
June, 18th
19:00
Ángel Jiménez, Ángel Sánchez, Jesús Enrique Colombo Novillada
José Luis Marca
Sunday
June, 25th
19:00
Uceda Leal, Ricardo Torres, Iván Vicente Corrida de Toros
Martín-Lorca – Escribano Martín
Sunday
July, 2nd
19:00
Mario Palacios, Juan Miguel, Andy Younes Novillada
María Gascón
Sunday
July, 9th
19:00
Santana Claros, Daniel Crespo, Jesús Enrique Novillada
Fernando Peña
Saturday
July, 15th
21:00
“Lagartijo”, Tibo García, Adrien Salenc Novillada
Pablo Mayoral
Saturday
July, 22nd
21:00
Jorge Isiegas, Pablo Atienza, “Juanito” Novillada
Guadajira
Saturday
July, 29th
21:00
Mario Sotos, José María Pastor, Diego Luque Novillada
Murube
Saturday
August, 5th
21:00
Guillermo Valencia, Luis Manuel Terrón, Fernando Flores Novillada
Araúz de Robles
Saturday
August, 12th
21:00
Pablo Atienza, Jorge Isiegas, Adrien Salenc Novillada
Ana Romero
Tuesday
August, 15th
20:00
Virgen de la Paloma: Iván Vicente, Juan Leal, Román Corrida de Toros
El Tajo y La Reina
Saturday
August, 19th
21:00
Fernando Beltrán, Daniel Crespo, Adrián Henche Novillada
Condessa de Sobral
Saturday
August, 26th
21:00
Borja Álvarez, Manuel Ponce, Rafael González Novillada
Santa Teresa
Sunday
Sept, 3rd
18:30
Diego Fernández, Abel Robles, Diego Carretero Novillada
San Martín
Sunday
Sept, 10th
18:30
Octavio Chacón, Pérez Mota, José Carlos Venegas Novillada
Saltillo – Juan Luis Fraile
Sunday
Sept, 17th
18:30
Rubén Pinar, Javier Cortés, Gómez del Pilar Novillada
Palha – Hoyo de la Gitana
Saturday
Sept, 23rd
18:00
Sergio Galán and Leonardo Hernández (mano a mano) Corrida de Toros
El Capea, Carmen Lorenzo and San Pelayo
Sunday
Sept, 24th
18:00
Iván Vicente, Luis Bolívar, Alberto Aguilar Corrida de Toros
José Escolar – Ana Romero
Wednesday
Sept, 27th
18:00
Jesús Enrique Colombo, Leo Valadez, Carlos Ochoa Novillada
El Ventorrillo
Thursday
Sept, 28th
18:00
Morenito de Aranda, Joselito Adame, Román Corrida de Toros
Fuente Ymbro
Friday
Sept, 29th
18:00
Antonio Ferrera, Sebastián Castella, Luis David Adame (confirmación) Corrida de Toros
Núñez del Cuvillo
Saturday
Sept, 30th
18:00
Miguel Ángel Perera, Juan del Álamo, López Simón Corrida de Toros
El Puerto de San Lorenzo – La Ventana del Puerto
Sunday
Oct, 1st
18:00
Antonio Ferrera and Paco Ureña (mano a mano) Corrida de Toros
Adolfo Martín
Sunday
Oct, 8th
18:00
Adrián Henche, Alejandro Rodríguez, Jesús García, Diego San Román Corrida de Toros
José Luis Marca – Jandilla-Vegahermosa
Sunday
Oct, 12th
18:00
Daniel Luque, Sebastián Ritter, Javier Jiménez Corrida de Toros
Salvador Gavira García

 

Order Advance Tickets For A Madrid Bullfight

One of the best things to do in Madrid is going to a bullfight. Your bullfight experience will lead you to a greater understanding of Spain’s national culture and help you appreciate more of the country’s uniqueness.

The only way to guarantee a seat is to order online in advance. Otherwise, they’re on a first-come first-serve basis. In Madrid bullfight season is probably one of the longest in Spain (60+ corridas) but you shouldn’t play Russian roulette!

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