In this section you will find some of the most interesting events in Zaragoza. With our diary you won't miss anything important happening in the city and can make the most of your visit. The most significant dates in the calendar are those when the festivities in honour of the city's patron, the Virgen del Pilar, take place. For nine days Zaragoza is the scene of non-stop activity with shows, concerts, Aragonese jotas, lively crowds in the streets, and events like the votive offering of flowers. The city is totally transformed and attracts thousands of visitors from all parts of the world to witness the festivities. The event reaches its climax during the first weekend after October 12.
Apart from the Pilar celebrations, Zaragoza is home to a large number of cultural events throughout the year. The city's theatres offer plays for all tastes almost every day, one of the best known being the Teatro Principal, located only a few metres from the Silken Reino de Aragón, while there are many other cultural venues like La Lonja, an architectural marvel containing a spectacular exhibition of photographs.
If you want to experience the Pilar celebrations and everything else that makes the city magical, we recommend you to look at the special offers for our hotel in Zaragoza, which provide some excellent opportunities for visiting the centre of the city. If you book accommodation via our official website you won't have to pay until you get to the hotel, you can make use of our free cancellation policy and you will be sure to get the best rates. Zaragoza is the heart of Aragón; come and discover it for yourself!