Top Choice Carnival in Quebrada de Humahuaca


Argentina's most intriguing Carnaval celebrations take place along the length of the Quebrada de Humahuaca in February and March. Indigenous traditions have melded with the customs of the Spanish conquerors to creat…
Religious in Cafayate

Dia de la Cruz

A mass of devotees (what seems like the entire city – the young and old among them) makes a pilgrimage 1000m up San Isidro mountain – aka Cerro de la Cruz – to the white cross erected above town decades ago. It's qu…
Fiesta in Jujuy

Semana de Jujuy

Jujuy’s biggest event, the weeklong Semana de Jujuy, commemorates Belgrano’s evacuation of the city during the wars of independence.
Carnival in Tilcara


August’s indigenous Pachamama (Mother Earth) festival is alive with music, dance, evocative costumed parades and cultural pride.
Fair in Tilcara

Enero Tilcareño

Apart from Carnaval, this is Ticlara's biggest party. It features sports, live music and cultural activities.
Music in Cafayate

Serenata a Cafayate

A worthwhile three-day folklórico festival.
Religious in Cafayate

Fiesta de la Virgen del Rosario

Cafayate's annual festival, when the crowd buzzes with life and offerings are made to the virgin who is paraded through Cafayate's plaza.