This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(Photo by ::d::)

Take a day trip to Tigre, a town in the outskirts of the city set on an island lined by small rivers and streams. The rugged location surrounded by nature offers a variety of attractions including canoeing, kayak and other excursions by boat, trekking, ecotourism, motorboat and commuter boats to take you to different places on the riverside, restaurants, spas, tea-houses, picnic sites, a naval museum, an art museum, a mate museum, a casino, a crafts fair and an amusement park. More information here.

In the evening Estrella Morente will be presenting her flamenco show at the Coliseum Theatre as part of the international theatre festival. More information here.

 

Coliseum Theatre

Marcelo T de Alvear 1125, downtown.

4814-3056

 

Tuesday

(Photo by iggykaser)

Inside a beautiful French style building you will find The Decorative Art Museum, which showcases a collection of local and foreign objects and furniture. The building in itself makes the museum well worth the visit and the cafe in the courtyard is a lovely place for an afternoon stop.

In the evening Katy Perry will be playing at Estadio G.E.B.A for the Pepsi Music Festival. Tickets here.

 

Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo

Av.del Libertador 1902

4801-8248

museo@mnad.org

 

Estadio GEBA

Av. Dorrego 3600, Palermo

 

Wednesday

(photo by lbonini)

Take a walk down Puerto Madero to the ecological reserve where you can get the best view of the city and see some of the local flora and fauna!

In the evening visit the Palermo and Belgrano art galleries that will be open all night for Buenos Aires Art Week.  More information here.

For some live music, check out Snow Patrol, Primal Scream and Jarabe de Palo who will be closing the Pepsi Music Festival at 9pm at Estadio GEBA. Tickets here.

 

Ecological Reserve

Av. Tristán Achával Rodriguez 1550

4315-4129

Open: Tue-Sun 8am-6pm

Saturday and Sunday

 

Estadio GEBA

Av. Dorrego 3600, Palermo

 

Thursday

(Photo by Ruben Charles)

Take a free tour of Buenos Aires with Jonathan, an Englishman in love with the city. Tours start every day at 11am at the center of Plaza Italia by the Garibaldi Horse monument and cover the areas of Almagro, Congress and the Plaza de Mayo using local transport to get around. More information here.

Later on Book your place for the Fierro Hotel’s Thursday wine tasting and sample some great Argentine wines, chosen by the president of the Argentine sommelier association Andres Rosberg and in-house Sommelier Martin Bruno.  Tastings cost 25 USD per person and are limited to 7 people.

In the evening visit the San Telmo and Puerto Madero art galleries that will be open all night for Buenos Aires Art Week.  More information here.

 

Fierro Hotel Buenos Aires

Soler 5862, Palermo

3220-6800

 

Friday

(Photo by 7scout7)

Now that the days are sunny and warm and Polo season is here, take a polo lesson with Polo Elite who also offer English speaking polo player guides for tournaments.

In the evening visit the downtown art galleries that will be open all night for Buenos Aires Art Week.  More information here.

 

Saturday-Sunday

(Photo by Patrick Q)

Saturday- The BIC Kids drawing festival will be held at the Rosedal to close Buenos Aires Art Week.  Throughout the day there will be various art shows and an area specially dedicated to kids. More information here.

Sunday- Lenny Kravitz opens the annual Personal Fest and presents Black and White America at the Estadio G.E.B.A. Tickets here.

 

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