Best time to visit Buenos Aires

11 days
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
MAY 08 - MAY 17:MAY 08 - MAY 17:


Buenos Aires Tango Festival and Championship

May 10–20, 2018 | August 09–22, 2018 • event

Feel the spirit of Argentina by visiting the most beautiful and passionate dance festival in Buenos Aires

Feria de Mataderos

March–December (Sundays) | January–February (Saturday nights) • activity

Witness the rural life of gauchos, porteños, and migrants who honour the traditions of their ancestors


all year round • nature

Leave the noisy centre of Buenos Aires and check out a more secluded place—the nature reserves of the capital of Argentina

Horse Racing

March–November • event

Don't miss the top annual horse race in Buenos Aires—the "Argentine Derby"

Rabas Fritas (Aros de Calamar)

February–August • food

Try this amazing and delicious snack that is ready in a few minutes!

Football (Fútbol) Season

February–July | August–December • event

Don't miss a chance to see spectacular football in the world capital of this sport


March–May | October–December (all year round) • activity

Discover the mythical Pampas with its parks, reserves, and villages, meet face-to-face with gauchos, and learn about Argentina's traditional rural life

Getaway to Tigre

September–May • activity

Tigre is almost a resort town in the suburbs of Buenos Aires where Argentineans like to live and relax


April–November • food

A delicious mix of meat, corn, and seasonal vegetables


March–November • activity

Having caught a wave on Mar del Plata, you'll understand why this is the surf capital of Argentina

Fishing (Angling) in Buenos Aires Lagoons

December–August • activity

A beautiful tropical climate, a large number of reservoirs, and stormy vegetation make fishing in Buenos Aires wonderful


Gualeguaychú Carnival

January 06–February 24, 2018 • event

This celebration is not some show for tourists but a really authentic holiday for locals and it claims to be the world's longest carnival!

Carnaval Porteño (Buenos Aires Carnival)

January 20–February 13, 2018 • event

Discover the artistic expressions of various neighbourhoods, their songs, and urban folk customs at the Carnaval Porteño

Rugby Championship

October 07, 2017 • event

Argentina provides the ideal environment for tempering the character that is needed to become a world-class player

Campeonato Argentino Abierto de Polo (Argentine Polo Open Championship)

November 12–December 10, 2017 • event

Polo in Argentina is extremely popular and very fascinating!

Marcha del Orgullo LGBTI (Buenos Aires Gay Pride)

November 18, 2017 • event

The November gay pride parade in the Argentina’s capital has been held since 1992

Easter Food

April 01–03, 2018 • food

The largest and most revered religious holiday in Argentina is also a great occasion to try local seasonal treats

Buenos Aires Fashion Week (BAFWEEK)

March 01–08, 2018 • event

Buenos Aires Fashion Week dictates fashion throughout Latin America, and possibly the world!

Erythrina or Ceibo Flowers

October–April (best November–February) • nature

Enjoy the blooming of the cockspur coral tree with striking deep-red flowers during Argentina's summers

St Patrick's Day Celebrations

March 17 • event

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Argentines like a true Irishman

Palo Borracho Bloom

January–April • nature

An unusual tree that grows in Buenos Aires and is called the "drunken tree"

Lapacho Blooming

September • nature

The Incas called lapacho "the divine tree" or "tree of life"

Parks in Summer

December–February • activity

What could be better than to hide from the heat in the shade of the green parks of Buenos Aires!

Beach Season

December–February • activity

Argentina's wide range of beaches attract visitors to its eastern coast washed by the Atlantic

May Revolution Day (Día de la Revolución de Mayo)

May 25 • event

Witness Independence Day in Buenos Aires!

La Noche de Los Museos (Museum Night)

November 04, 2017 • event

A fantastic chance to learn about the art and culture of Argentina for free

Festival of Tradition (Gaucho Festival)

November 10–11, 2018 • event

Gaucho cowboys from all over Argentina come to San Antonio de Areco to celebrate their history and lifestyle

Jacaranda Bloom

November • nature

If the jacaranda blossoms in Buenos Aires, spring has come to the city!

Blue Passion Flower Blooming

late August–September • nature

This unusual flower is the embodiment of the suffering of Jesus Christ

Christmas Desserts & Sweets

December 08–January 06 • food

Christmas is a time to taste Argentina's delicious food—especially sweet treats


December 08–December 25 • event

Christmas in Argentina is a holiday of the soul!