Top Choice Carnival in Quebrada de Humahuaca


Argentina's most intriguing Carnaval celebrations take place right the length of the Quebrada de Humahuaca in February/March. Indigenous traditions have melded with the customs of the Spanish conquerors to create th…
Top Choice Carnival in Corrientes

Carnaval Correntino

Corrientes’ traditionally riotous Carnaval competes with Gualeguaychú’s as the country’s showiest. Celebrated over four consecutive weekends starting nine weeks before Easter, parades along the costanera attract par…
Top Choice Multicultural in Rosario

Encuentro de Colectividades

In November on the riverbank at the intersection with Dorrego, this 10-day party is divided into dozens of areas representing the countries of origin that make up the nation. National food, dress, music and dance pe…
Cultural in San Antonio de Areco

Día de la Tradición

Areco is the symbolic center of Argentina’s vestigial gaucho culture, and on Día de la Tradición the town puts on the country’s biggest celebration of criollo traditions. The weekend event is held in early to mid-No…
Wine in Palermo

Vinos y Bodegas

A can’t-miss event for wine aficionados, offering vintages from over 100 Argentine bodegas (wineries). With the entrance fee you are given your own glass to use for tastings. Usually held at La Rural.
Dance in The Center

Tango BA Festival y Mundial

Masterful tango performances, tango movies, classes, workshops, conferences and competitions in venues all over Buenos Aires. The final of the mundial (tango world cup) is held at Luna Park.
Food & Drink in Palermo

Feria Masticar

Sample the best of BA's cuisine at this four-day food festival held in a large warehouse in the neighborhood of Colegiales, just north of Palermo. Nearly all of the city's top restaurants have stands here and there …
LGBT in The Center

Marcha del Orgullo Gay

The colorful event starts at 2pm with a fair and live music at Plaza de Mayo; at 7pm the parade leaves for Plaza Congreso via Av de Mayo. The party continues with a rendition of the anthem 'Soy lo que soy' ('I am wh…
Music in La Boca

Ciudad Emergente

Held at the Usina del Arte, this six-day festival highlights the best of BA's up-and-coming musicians, artists, film-makers and designers with a program of free events, concerts and shows.
Sports in Buenos Aires


More than 10,000 runners cover the 42km route that begins in Palermo and passes some of BA's most iconic sights, including the Obelisco, Plaza de Mayo, La Boca and Puerto Madero.