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MADRID, SPAIN. Where would you like to go today — without having to leave the city? MADbudget has prepared a weekly guide of activities for you to enjoy. Many of them are free, or for a small fee, so get ready to have fun in the city and be sure to check This Week in Madrid regularly for weekly updates!


The Big Traffic Jam (‘El gran atasco’)

Scene from El Gran Atasco | via Es Madrid

Scene from El Gran Atasco | via Es Madrid

El gran atasco (The Big Traffic Jam) is a play that has to do with an absurd situation – in this case a traffic jam, but that ends up leading to profound life reflections and the concept of existence. The scenes are played out  entirely by two people who are just meeting for the first time(Maya and Mr. Gallardo) and questioning the good in modern life. 

Where: Teatro Lara (Corredera Baja de San Pablo, 15) (Metro: Callao, Tribunal)

When: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8:15pm (Until June 24th).

Price: 16 euros.


Jim Campbell: Rythms of Light

Exposition 'Jim Campbell. Ritmos de luz' | vía  Fundación Telefónica

Exposition ‘Jim Campbell. Ritmos de luz’ | vía Fundación Telefónica

Until the end of June, the Foundation Telefónica is showing an exhibition entirely about light. Jim Campbell, American artista known for his work in light experimentation, uses light and video-art in order to reflect on the human´s visual perceptions in this collection.

Where: Foundation Telefónica (Fuencarral, 3) (Metro: Gran Vía)

When: From Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00am to 8:00pm. Until June 29th.

Price: Free


Madrid Beer Week


Imagine two weeks filled with activities solely dedicated to beer and all that has to do with beer. It´s incredible, right? Well this event does really exist- and it´s called Madrid Beer Week. Among many other things, you can attend beer tasting events, try great foods and visit artisan beer-making factories. You can see the full event program here.

Where: All around Madrid.

When: June 8th-21st.

Price: Depending on the activity.


DecorAcción 2015

DecorAcción 2014 | vía Es Madrid

DecorAcción 2014 | via Es Madrid

DecorAcción 2015 (“DecorAction”) is an interior design and decor market that takes place in Madrid´s Las Letras neighborhood. In addition to the market, there will also be various exhibitions, theater plays and conferences dedicated to this style of art. See the program here. Only for one weekend!

Where: Las Letras neighborhood (Metro: Antón Martín).

When: June 11th – 14th. See the schedule of activities here.


Are you into street art?


If you like urban art, you´ll have to check out this route that takes you through some of Madrid´s most emblematic graffiti and the best places to check out the capital´s street art.