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The Official 2021 Madrid Bullfighting Schedule

Have a look at the Madrid 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. Attending a Madrid bullfight must be included into your list of highlights.

This updated Madrid bullfight 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 2021 Madrid Bullfighting 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 2021 Madrid bullfighting schedule.

Please note that because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the large gathering restrictions, the Feria de San Isidro bullfights were cancelled.

However, you can see the dates of the Feria de Otoño and the Festejos de la Hispanidad further down.

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

 

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 traditions 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.

The official Madrid bullfighting schedule for the summer novilladas was not released this year.

All the 2021 Madrid bullfighting schedule for the summer novilladas had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, you can see the dates of the Feria de Otoño and the Festejos de la Hispanidad below.

Date & TimeEvent & TorerosType & Bulls
Friday
Sept, 24th
18:00
Diego Urdiales, José María Manzanares y Paco UreñaCorrida de Toros
Victoriano del Río – Jandilla
Saturday
Sept, 25th
18:00
Manuel Diosleguarde, Isaac Fonseca y Manuel PereraNovillada
Fuente Ymbro
Sunday
Sept, 26th
18:00
López Chaves, Alberto Lamelas y Jesús E. ColomboCorrida de Toros
Victorino Martín
Friday
Oct, 1st
18:00
Alejandro Fermín, Alejandro Adame e Ignacio OlmosNovillada
Antonio López Gibaja
Saturday
Oct, 2nd
18:00
El Juli, Emilio de Justo y Juan OrtegaCorrida de Toros
Garcigrande
Sunday
Oct, 3rd
18:00
Antonio Ferrera (en solitario)Corrida de Toros
Adolfo Martín
Saturday
Oct, 9th
18:00
TBCNovillada
TBC
Sunday
Oct, 10th
18:00
El Juli, Miguel Ángel Perera y Daniel LuqueCorrida de Toros
Santiago Domecq
Tuesday
Oct, 12th
18:00
Morante de la Puebla, López Simón y Ginés MarínCorrida de Toros
Alcurrucén

 

Order Advance Tickets For The Madrid Bullfighting Schedule

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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