Need help?
0208 068 3176
Mon - Fri 9am - 8pm Sat & Sun 10am - 6pm
0208 068 3176
Mon - Fri 9am - 8pm Sat & Sun 10am - 6pm

2
Hi
My account
Menu
[close]
[close]

Argentina
LEAVE US YOUR INFO AND WILL RECEIVE £50 PER TRAVELER*
Deadline is 22/03/2019*
Argentina - Map

Festivals of Argentina

Argentina is a country full of traditions. These traditions are celebrated in the various parties and events organized throughout the year in different parts of the country. Some are of pagan origins, like the popular carnivals or the Pachamama, where the traditions of the natives are celebrated and thanks are given to nature.

One of its most venerated products is wine, so during the harvest season, some localities pay homage to the people who work in the sector and to the harvest of that year. Argentina is a country of art and literature, so some celebrations highlight exhibitions and festivals focused on the country’s cultural heritage.

 

Asado party - February 3rd - 5th

Fiesta Nacional del Asado Fiesta Nacional del Asado

The Asado is one of the gastronomic specialties of Argentina. In the town of Cholila, in Argentinian Patagonia, the dish is so culturally significant it even has a national holiday dedicated to it. For three days, attendees can enjoy more than 150 grills where they roast about 10,000 kilos of beef, 400 chorizos and 300 lambs. In addition to being a tribute to the best of its gastronomy, this great festival includes shows, live music and an important prize draw is organized.

 

Carnival of the Quebrada de Humahuaca - February 25th

Carnaval de la Quebrada de Humahuaca Carnaval de la Quebrada de Humahuaca

The Carnival of the Quebrada de Humahuaca is one of the most popular in Argentina. It is a mixture of the traditions imposed during the Spanish colonization and the older native traditions, such as Pachamama. During the first day, the pilgrims go to the mountains to unearth the devil, a key figure in these festivities which is then buried again at the end of the Carnival. The music and the dancing continues throughout the night.

 

National Harvest Festival - March 2nd

fiesta nacional de la vendimia fiesta nacional de la vendimia

Considered one of the most important wine festivals in the world, this traditional festival, which honors the grape, its collection and production of wine, has been held in Mendoza since 1936. There are parades with floats, music, theater and special effect shows that honour Argentinian wine and the wine producers around the country. On the last day, there are fireworks as the celebrations come to a climax.

 

Lollapalooza - March and April

Lollapalooza Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza is one of the most important music festivals in Argentina. It is celebrated in San Isidro racecourse, near to Buenos Aires, where for two days you can enjoy listening to live international artists. Some of the groups that have played at Lollapalooza include The Kooks, Vampire Weekend, Arcade Fire, The Strokes and Metallica, among others.

 

International Book Fair of Buenos Aires - April 27th

Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires

Literature is one of the hallmarks of Argentina. For this reason, during April and May, the capital of the country celebrates one of its biggest book fairs. In La Rural de Buenos Aires there are exhibitions, presentations, book signings, workshops, poetry recitals, as well as different literary activities for children and adults.

 

 

ArteBA - May 24th - 27th

ArteBA ArteBA

ArteBA is one of the most important Contemporary Art Fairs in Latin America. It was founded in 1991 to help the development, professionalization and promotion of native artists. The exhibition, which is open for four days in the city of Buenos Aires, exhibits some of the best work of up and coming artists and artists already consolidated in different disciplines.

 

The Longest Night - June 21st

Fiesta Nacional de la Noche más Larga Fiesta Nacional de la Noche más Larga

Every June 21 the Longest Night is celebrated in Ushuaia, in Tierra del Fuego, with a party to honour the winter solstice in the southern hemisphere. This means that it is the longest night of the year and, therefore, the day is shorter. In this area, it gets dark around 5pm. From the sunset, different shows and events are organized in the different cultural centers of the region. There is also music and partying and, around Encerrada Bay, there are vivid illuminations. The night ends with colourful fireworks.

 

Patagonian New Year - June 24th

Año nuevo patagónico Año nuevo patagónico

Called "We Xipantu" or "Nquillatún" in Mapuche, which means New Year, this millenary tradition is celebrated in the south of Argentina, in the Patagonia region, and in many of the towns of Chile.

It welcomes a new year according to the movements of the sun and the stars with a great party full of prayers and thanks.

Argentina - Mapa
read more
close

Travel to Argentina

Real comments from Exoticca customers
All the comments below belong to people who have travelled to Argentina with Exoticca in the past 18 months.
X
Rating
Argentina
Based on 3 reviews
9.6
Featured comment
Barrie Searle
Cheadle
“An uplifting & confirming trip.”
The wonderful aspects of nature that we saw on the trip were spectacular and left us with plenty of poignant memories.
Read more
Timothy
UK
Buenos Aires, Iguazu & Patagonia
9.6
'We fell in love with Argentina and would love to return.'
13 December 2018

“The organisation which included tours, transfers and internal flights was excellent. Local tour companies were spot on with communication and we had friendly English speaking tour guides throughout. We knew the trip would be 'full-on' to fit in everything scheduled but it was just fantastic and worth the effort.”

Emma Isenman
Surrey
South American Cities & Wonders
9.3
‘We had a wonderful trip.’
10 September 2018

“‘Stunning locations and great to explore so much in such a short space of time.’

David Byrne
Cheltenham
South American Cities & Wonders
9.8
‘I am delighted to be able to tell you that we thoroughly enjoyed our trip and all the services’
28 August 2018

“‘The hotel in Rio was excellent and in an amazing position. The airport pickups were all waiting for us on arrival and the pickups and guides for the tours were all punctual, friendly and informative.’


Thank you so much! We will contact you shortly
Hello, did you call?
If Argentina has caught your attention, leave us your number so we can call you to discuss the voyage that awaits you.
LEAVE US YOUR INFO AND WILL RECEIVE £50 PER TRAVELER*
Deadline is 22/03/2019
*More information on the terms and conditions of this promotion can be found here
Need help?
0208 068 3176
Mon - Fri 9am - 8pm
Sat & Sun 10am - 6pm
Or leave your phone number and an expert on this destination will contact you.
×

0208 068 3176

Mon - Fri 9am - 8pm Sat & Sun 10am - 6pm