Gastronomic events

In Ciudad Real, different festivals are organised to celebrate this variety of cuisine, that dots its calendar throughout the year. Some of these events include:

The regional ham-cutting championship: The best cured ham cutters in the region will go to the Antiguo Casino de Ciudad Real, where visitors can taste their creations and find out who will be the best ham cutter in Castilla-La Mancha.

   22nd-24th  of February

  Antiguo Casino 

The “Encuentro de Pasiones” (Easter): During these intensely traditional days, it is possible to enjoy tapas and traditional Lent dishes along with holy treats. 

    12nd – 21st of April

  Different bars and establishments in the city

The Film-Inspired Nocturnal Snacks and Drinks Route: This celebration coincides with the 10th Annual Castilla-La Mancha Film Festival. During it, the city offers different snacks and cocktails inspired by films at different bars and nocturnal establishments in the city.

    9th – 10th of March

Different bars and nocturnal establishments in the city

Noche Blanca Cervantina: This is a night with a special atmosphere for enjoying Ciudad Real, along with its bars, tapas and cuisine.

    7th of June

  Different shops, bars and nocturnal establishments in the city

Alphonsine Cuisine Days: during these days, Ciudad Real uses its cuisine to go back to the time of its founding, with dishes, tapas and servings inspired by 13th century cooking.

    15th – 21st of July

  Different bars and establishments in the city

Tapearte Ciudad Real: During this event, tapas dominate the local cuisine. The visitor will be able to enjoy excellent tapas paired with the best wines from the region, and will be able to vote for your favourite ones.

    11st – 20th of October

  Different bars and establishments in the city

New Year’s “Migas” Festival: This celebration is centred around eating traditional migas or cooked breadcrumbs and is organised by the Federación de Peñas “Alarcos” of Ciudad Real.

    31st of December

   Plaza de los Mercedarios