Must-see entertainment in Medellín

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    Casa Gardeliana

    Located in Barrio Manrique, Casa Gardeliana was Medellín's main tango venue for years, hosting tango bands and dance shows. It still holds events…

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    El Patio del Tango

    Now tango's major stage in Medellín, this steak restaurant is decorated like a typical Buenos Aires tango dive. Make reservations in advance for the live…

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    Teatro Pablo Tobón Uribe

    This is Medellín's major mainstream theater. There are free dance classes here on Saturdays and yoga on Tuesday and Thursday mornings – bring your own mat…

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    Teatro Metropolitano

    Medellín's largest and most modern theater hosts concerts, opera and ballet and is home to Medellín's Philharmonic Orchestra.

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    Parque de los Deseos

    Bring something soft to sit on for the free open-air cinema at this sleek, all-concrete space across from the Jardín Botánico. Films are usually shown at…

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    While the shops in this mall have for the most part been replaced by offices, it still has one of the cheapest cinemas in the area showing international…

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    Palacio de Bellas Artes

    The 300-seat Sala Beethoven in the Palacio de Bellas Artes is a regular stage for concerts and recitals. Check the website to see what's coming up.

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    Teatro Lido

    On Parque de Bolívar, this refurbished theater sometimes has free screenings of documentaries and films, as well as concerts and other events.

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    Estadio Atanasio Girardot

    Medellín's main football stadium. The Independiente Medellín and Atlético Nacional teams both play here.

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    Casa del Teatro Medellín

    In the old neighborhood of Prado Centro, this small place hosts different local theater groups year-round. The theater library has a large collection…

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    Plaza de Toros

    The former bullfighting ring now hosts concerts and other events.