What’s On in August

Whether you are visiting Bilbao for time to relax, spend time with your family or have a well-deserved break with a loved one you’ll be guaranteed to have the perfect break at the Holiday Inn Express Bilbao Airport.

This August we have selection of hand-picked events just for you, please see below:

Toros Bilbao

Date: 20th – 22nd August 

Venue: Plaza de Toros de Bilbao 

Tickets are now available for purchase for Toros Bilbao, Bullfighting is the most traditional and cultural event in Spain... Come and see some of the best performers in the world. 

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Bilbao Night Marathon

Date: 22nd October 2016 

Venue: The event is across Bilbao 

Sign up and be part of  the Bilbao Night Marathon starting from the Guggenheim Museum, there are three routes from your to choose from depending you how fit you are feeling!

There is the starter which is the 10km race, or how about the 21km half marathon but if you really feel like a challenge why not run the 42km full marathon? Runners will need to register to participate in this event.

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The Aste Nagusia 

Dates: 20th-28th August 

This is a 9 day festival which begins at the legendary Arriaga Theatre close to the Nervion River.

A rocket is then shot up into the sky (known as a txupinazo), the festival’s mascot Marijana will then make her entrance onto the balcony. The events will then begin starting the biggest party of the year.

Celebrate at the event with Basque music, dancing, a variety of food and drink tents, and activities for the kids, bullfights. At the end of each day there will be a firework display that lights up the city followed by concerts and more celebrating!

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At the end of a busy day Holiday Inn Express Bilbao Airport is a great place to unwind and take it easy, click to book a room below.

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