Spain's festivals are particularly colourful November.
Before planning a trip around a festival, verify the festival dates on the festival's website or with a local tourist information office. For more information about these and other events, visit the official tourism site for Spain.
This list includes major festivals in major cities, plus national holidays observed throughout Spain. Many sights and banks close down on national holidays — keep it in mind when planning your itinerary.
Note that this isn't a complete list; holidays can happen without warning!
November 1: All Saints' Day (closures)
November weekends: Cartagena Jazz Festival
November 4–12: Sevilla European Film Festival
November 9: Virgen de la Almudena, Madrid
November 10–17: Zinebi International Documentary Film Festival, Bilbao
November 15–December Madrid Dance Festival