At last, the expected spring arrived! Although this year has been done to pray, the good weather has come to stay and with him many plans to visit Madrid. The city seems to flourish with the new season and not just because of the fiestas of San Isidro. The months of May and June are loaded with culture and events to enjoy Madrid in all its splendor.

And so you do not miss anything, Metropolitan selects for you the best 5 plans to enjoy spring in Madrid. Ideas to make the most of the good weather in the capital, surrounded by music, books and fashion. Grab your agenda and save the dates!

Design markets

There is nothing like walking on a sunny day looking for unique pieces, vintage or design while you picas something in a food truck. If you love to go to markets, spring is the ideal time, and Madrid is the best scenario.

The best known, the already traditional Design Market of Slaughterhouse. On this occasion, the 18-19 in May and the 1-2 in June are held over two weekends. There you will find 150 designers, more than 15 food trucks and live music. What more could you want?

If you're a fan of vintage and second-hand clothes, the Motor Market You're going to love it. And not only because of its exceptional location - it is located between the trains of the Railway Museum. To its varied and original stalls of clothing, gastronomy, decoration and accessories is added an outdoor area that houses a flea market of second-hand clothes, which will delight any fashionista. Take note: the Motors Market is held on the second weekend of each month and its next edition begins the June 8.


The Madrid Book Fair

It is the unmissable event of each spring. The Madrid Book Fair This year the 31 is celebrated from May to the 16 in June in a scenario customary to host this event, the Retiro Park. But this year comes with surprise. What will be your 78 edition has the purpose of being remembered as its most intelligent, digital and sustainable version. Are you going to miss it?

It is the perfect plan to enjoy not only literary workshops or book signings of the most acclaimed writers, but it is the best time to find limited editions and new releases in one of the most authentic corners of Madrid.

Madrid RACE Autocinema

Another of the star plans of Madrid when the good weather arrives is the Madrid RACE Autocinema. With retro air and that undeniable American flavor, it is the prelude to the summer cinemas that will make you wait a little longer. In the style of the old autocines, this year premieres new programming with novelties and classics among which Grease can not miss.
In addition to outdoor cinema, at the Madrid RACE Autocine you can find dinners with a show, 50-style food trucks and even an American Diner where you can enjoy popcorn, hamburgers and smoothies. Do not miss it!

International Museum Day

One more year Madrid joins the International Museum Day and opens its doors with free admission and extended hours. The next 18 in May, Museums like Reina Sofia, Caixaforum or the Prado Museum will carry out special activities and visits until the 1h in the early morning.

But that's not all. One more year, so well-known and current artists Vetusta Morla, Amaia, La Casa Azul or Zahara will perform at the Reina Sofia Museum thanks to their collaboration with Radio 3. Painting, history and music in the same space. Take a look at the schedule and do not miss the opportunity!

Photo Spain 2019



If photography is your thing, we also have a plan for you. One more year, Madrid welcomes Photo Spain 2019 from the 5 of June to the 1 of September, in the Royal Botanical Garden. Here you can learn about the latest trends in photography and enjoy exhibitions and seminars in a unique environment.

Madrid is a city full of art and culture. There are plans for all kinds of hobbies and tastes so, whether you live here or if you are passing through, do not leave anything to do!