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Events in Bilbao (18th-20th December)

This Wednesday, 20th December, Athletic Club will play its last match of 2023 at the San Mames stadium against UD Las Palmas (21:30h). Here are some of the events that will take place in Bilbao before the clash (18th-20th December).

Events in Bilbao from 18th to 20th December, 2023

This Wednesday, San Mames will host its last match of the year. It will kick off at 21:30h and the opponent will be UD Las Palmas.

Do you want a good Christmas present in advance? Opt for enjoying this clash with the San Mames VIP Area experience, which includes:

  • Privileged location within the stadium.
  • Exclusive gastronomic offering included with our selection of Michelin-starred chefs. Andra Mari, Azurmendi, Eneko, Boroa, Etxanobe, Garena, Nerua Guggenheim Bilbao, Zarate and Zortziko are the Biscayan restaurants in charge of cooking every match day.
  • Access from up to one and a half hours before to one hour after the match.
  • Access to the entire central ring that you can share with VIP members and Matchday Experience tickets.We have created a meeting area to enjoy a unique experience. You will enjoypersonalised attention and have all amenities available at your disposal.
  • Screens with live match coverage, replays and all details.


The capital of Biscay has many well-known museums such as the Guggenheim Museum, the Fine Arts Museum, the Museum of Artistic Reproductions and the Maritime Museum, all of them must-visits.

It is also essential to visit the AC Museoa, the Athletic Club Museum, with more than 1,000 original objects and videos that will give you an insight into the essence of the red and white team, and that will also allow you to take the San Mames Tour to get to know La Catedral from within.

A unique and different way to learn about Athletic Club and its history, and definitely one of the best family plans if you are in Bilbao. Book your visit to the Athletic Club Museum now.

Music & Theatre

As for the performing arts, the Arriaga Theater will host the performance of The New Orleans Gospel Stars on Monday 18th. Meanwhile, on Wednesday 20th, Ballets Olaeta and the Municipal Band of Bilbao will perform the Christmas concert.

Additionally, on Tuesday 19th, the Campos Theatre will have a performance of Swan Lake.

And to recharge batteries during your stay in Bilbao, find the menu that best suits your taste and needs in our restaurants: San Mames JatetxeaLa Campa de los Ingleses and Geuria!

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