Europe Spain Spain Guide Things To Do Essentials Itineraries Getaways All Spain Events in Spain in November Visiting Spain in November? Find out what's going on around the country By Damian Corrigan Damian Corrigan Damian Corrigan is a travel writer who has traveled extensively throughout Spain since moving there in 2003. He has written about the country full time since 2006. TripSavvy's editorial guidelines Updated on 10/25/19 Share Pin Email Ishwar / Creative Commons via Flickr If you're taking a trip to Spain in November, you've picked a good time to visit this wonderful country. Movie buffs can take in the many film festivals throughout Spain, with more of them planned in the northern part of the country. Fans of jazz will also have the chance to check out some of the genre's big-name artists—both Madrid and Granada have major jazz festivals during November. You'll also find festivals for beverage tastings, theater, and kites. Be sure to add some of the following events to your November itinerary. (Note that on All Saints' Day (November 1), many shops and services are closed on this public holiday in Spain. Beverage Tastings in Spain in November International Sherry Week (Jerez): This global celebration honors the delightful fortified wine that was invented in Jerez (and can only be produced there to bear the name "sherry"). During this weeklong event, you'll find sherry served in public and private events in tabancos, hotels, bars, restaurants, universities, wine clubs, and bodegas. 2019 dates: November 4–10 Feast of the Orujo (Potes, Cantabria): The streets of Potes have public distillation and tastings of Orujo, a Spanish type of grappa. 2019 dates: November 8–10 San Andres Festival (Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife): This celebration is traditionally about tasting the new year's wine, but it's more about making some noise. Partiers drag pots, pans, and noisy metal objects through the town's streets. Bring earplugs. 2019 date: November 29 Film Festivals in Spain in November LGBT Film Festival (Madrid): October 30–November 17, 2019 San Sebastián Horror & Fantasy Film Festival (San Sebastián): October 26–November 1, 2019 Seville Film Festival (Seville): November 8–16, 2019 Alcine Film Festival (Alcala de Henares, near Madrid): November 8–15, 2019 Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Film (Bilbao): November 8–15, 2019 Latin American Film Festival (Huelva, Andalusia): November 15–22, 2019 Independent Film Festival of Barcelona (Barcelona): November 11–17, 2019 Gijón International Film Festival (Gijón, Asturias): November 15–23, 2019 Jazz Festivals in Spain in November Barcelona International Jazz Festival (Barcelona): performances nearly every day all month long Madrid Jazz Festival (Madrid): October 28–November 30, 2019 Granada International Jazz Festival (Granada): November 1–9, 2019 More Festivals in Spain in November International Theater Festival (Vitoria): For more than 40 years, this festival has showcased a variety of theater genres, both national and international. You'll find everything from avant-garde to classical. Don't miss this annual cultural highlight in Vitoria, part of the Basque country. 2019 dates TBD Fuerteventura International Kite Festival (Corralejo, Fuerteventura, on the Canary Islands): Since 1987, this four-day event has taken place on the beach dunes and draws visitors from all over the world. More than 150 kites are given to children to fill the skies with colorful kites. Activities include kite exhibitions, workshops, and competitions. 2019 dates: November 7–10 Weather in Spain in November November weather in Spain may still be (cooler) sunshine in Andalusia and in the southeast of Spain, but central and northern Spaniards will begin digging out their winter clothes. Take this into account when packing for your trip. << October Festivals in Spain -- December Festivals in Spain >> Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit These Are the Best Cities to Visit in Spain in November The Best Restaurants in Seville A Guide to the Regions of Spain The 9 Best Day Trips from Seville November in Spain: Weather, What to Pack, and What to See Flamenco and Jazz Festivals in Spain The Best Time to Visit Spain The Best Souvenirs From Spain The Rain in Spain: April Weather & Can't-Miss Events February in Spain: Weather, What to Pack, and What to See How to Plan the Perfect Trip to Spain How Long Should You Spend in Each City in Spain? Where Can You Find Bus and Train Stations in Seville? Party Day and Night All October Long at These Festivals in Spain Festivals, Events, and Things to Do in Spain in October The Best Cities in Andalusia... you might be surprised where Malaga appears.