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The Official 2020 Madrid Bullfight Schedule

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 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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Official 2020 Madrid 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 bullfights all together!

Here is the complete list with all the corridas and novilladas of the 2020 season.

Please note that each season’s calendar dates are only available a few weeks before the event currently starts (especially for the Feria de San Isidro). The dates currently displayed correspond to the 2020 season.

Date & Time Event & Toreros Type & Bulls
Sunday
March, 22nd
18:00
Alejandro Adame, Fernando Plaza, Isaac Fonseca Novillada
Fuente Ymbro
Sunday
March, 29th
18:00
Maxime Solera, Carlos Olsina, Francisco Montero Novillada
María Gascón
Sunday
April, 5th
18:00
Daniel Luque, López Simón, Joaquín Galdós Corrida de Toros
Puerto de San Lorenzo – La Ventana del Puerto
Sunday
April, 12th
18:00
Tomás Campos, Francisco José Espada, Jesús Enrique Colombo Corrida de Toros
El Pilar – Moisés Fraile
Sunday
April, 19th
18:00
TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Sunday
April, 26th
18:30
TBC Novillada
TBC
Friday
May, 1st
18:30
Feria de la Comunidad de Madrid: TBC Novillada
TBC
Saturday
May, 2nd
18:30
Feria de la Comunidad de Madrid (Goyesca): TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Sunday
May, 3rd
18:30
TBC Novillada
TBC
Sunday
May, 10th
18:30
TBC Novillada
TBC
Tuesday
May, 12th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Wednesday
May, 13th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Thursday
May, 14th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Friday
May, 15th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Saturday
May, 16th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Sunday
May, 17th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Rejones
TBC
Monday
May, 18th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Novillada
TBC
Tuesday
May, 19th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Wednesday
May, 20th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Thursday
May, 21st
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Friday
May, 22nd
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Saturday
May, 23rd
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Sunday
May, 24th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Rejones
TBC
Monday
May, 25th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Novillada
TBC
Tuesday
May, 26th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Wednesday
May, 27th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Thursday
May, 28th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Friday
May, 29th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Saturday
May, 30th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Sunday
May, 31st
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Rejones
TBC
Monday
June, 1st
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Novillada
TBC
Tuesday
June, 2nd
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Wednesday
June, 3rd
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Thursday
June, 4th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC
Corrida de Toros
TBC
Friday
June, 5th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Saturday
June, 6th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Rejones
TBC
Sunday
June, 7th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Monday
June, 8th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Tuesday
June, 9th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Wednesday
June, 10th
19:00
San Isidro (Corrida Extraordinaria de la Beneficencia): TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Thursday
June, 11th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Friday
June, 12th
19:00
San Isidro: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Saturday
June, 13th
19:00
San Isidro (Corrida de la Cultura): TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Sunday
June, 14th
19:00
San Isidro (Corrida de la Prensa): TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC

 

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 the 2020 Madrid bullfight season.

Please note that each season’s calendar dates are only available a few weeks before the event currently starts. The dates currently displayed correspond to the 2020 season.

Date & Time Event & Toreros Type & Bulls
Sunday
June, 21st
19:00
TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Sunday
June, 28th
19:00
TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Thursday
July, 2nd
21:00
TBC Novillada
TBC
Thursday
July, 9th
21:00
TBC Novillada
TBC
Thursday
July, 16th
21:00
TBC Novillada
TBC
Thursday
July, 23rd
21:00
TBC Novillada
TBC
Thursday
July, 30th
21:00
TBC Novillada
TBC
Sunday
August, 9th
19:00
TBC Novillada
TBC
Saturday
August, 15th
19:00
Virgen de la Paloma: TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Sunday
August, 16th
19:00
TBC Novillada
TBC
Sunday
August, 23rd
19:00
TBC Novillada
TBC
Sunday
August, 30th
19:00
TBC Novillada
TBC
Sunday
Sept, 6th
18:00
TBC Novillada
TBC
Sunday
Sept, 13th
18:00
TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Sunday
Sept, 20th
18:00
TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Friday
Sept, 25th
18:00
TBC Novillada
TBC
Saturday
Sept, 26th
18:00
TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Sunday
Sept, 27th
18:00
TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Friday
Oct, 2nd
18:00
TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Saturday
Oct, 3rd
18:00
TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Sunday
Oct, 4th
18:00
TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC
Monday
Oct, 12th
18:00
TBC Corrida de Toros
TBC

 

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!

How To Buy Bullfight Tickets Online »