Madrid is the stronghold of the “Fiesta Brava”, which is bullfighting. This sport represents the symbol of Spanish courage and bravery that has grown to be an enormous attraction to thousands of tourists. The culture has been part of Spain since time immemorial. The likes of Picasso, Lorca and Goya have all promoted it in fine prints, engravings and poems. The best matadors in Madrid and the rest of Spain participate in the events. Some of the names to expect include Enrique Ponce, Coby Shalam, Jairo Miguel, Joselito, and Juan Belmonte. The legendary Jimenez Fortes will also be making a performance after recuperating from his injuries; a bull he was fighting gored him in the neck at the 2014 festival.
The major bullfighting season curtain raised by the Fiestas de San Isidro, patron saint of Madrid, starts on May 15th and goes on until October. All roads lead to Madrid when the bullfighting season kicks off. Always get your tickets for bullfights in Madrid in advance to avoid last minute rush. StubHub is here to save you all the hassle - purchase your bullfighting Madrid tickets right here on StubHub!