Buenos Aires Beach

During the summer you can enjoy Buenos Aires Beach, an open-air coastal space to enjoy the freshness of the river and the activities that are organized daily.

Days and Hours

The use of the beaches and the facilities are free and open. It is open from Tuesday to Sunday and Holidays from 10 am to 8 pm.

Last day of operation: February 28.

Where is?

Buenos Aires Beach is located in the facilities of Parque de los Niños, in the Nuñez neighborhood.

To get to Buenos Aires beach, you can take the Mitre train from Retiro to Tigre and get off at Rivadavia station. From there you have to walk a few blocks to the place.

buenos aires beachThere are also some buses that arrive from different parts of the city such as 130, 15 and 29. For all lines it is necessary to get off at Av. Libertador at the General Paz Bridge and walk there.

 

A little history

Buenos Aires is a coastal city, founded on the banks of the Río de la Plata. In the 19th century, citizens used to enjoy the riverside as there were spas to bathe and refresh.

Years passed and Buenos Aires began to turn its back on the river. Pollution increased and people’s interest dropped. Fortunately, a few years ago, works began to be carried out so that the river can once again be the protagonist and so that citizens can enjoy the great Río de la Plata.

 

Protocol

Faced with the COVID-19 situation, we ask you to take into account the protocols and stay informed. The use of masks is mandatory, as well as social distancing. Let’s take care of each other!

 

Bonus Track

Other places to enjoy the river, which we already talked about are:

Buenos Aires Jazz Festival

Buenos Aires Jazz Festival, it is a Festival that offers a variety of concerts with paid admission, but also has many activities and concerts with free admission. There are concerts of national and international artists too!

In turn, there are several clinics and workshops that are offered at different times depending on the duration of the festival, which can be a week or a couple of days.

You can also take dance classes, proposals to enjoy outdoors and a lot of information about this popular musical style.

For some of the proposals and clinics, it is usually necessary to book online.

The main venues for free concerts are usually La Usina del Arte and the Amphitheater of Parque Centenario. There may also be activities in different Cultural Spaces.

Given the situation of COVID-19, it is not yet resolved whether the festival will take place or not, since it is usually organized for the month of November. Given the worldwide known situation, we do not know if in November 2021 we will finally be able to enjoy this beautiful event.

Likewise, we leave you here the page that organizes it to keep us informed and with all the updated agenda!

 

We leave you a video of one of the groups of artists that were part of the Buenos Aires Jazz Festival, so that you can enjoy this beautiful musical style in the meantime:

 

Patio de los Lecheros

Patio de los Lecheros, a great gastronomic space located in the center of Caballito neighborhood.

It is a free proposal, organized by the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, just 30 minutes far from the Center. For that reason, you have many ways to get there!

patio de los lecherosThe purpose of its creation was to spread quality gastronomic culture and live music.

In addition, the space has sale of different products and games for children. During the weekends you can enjoy musical proposals by different DJs and bands of all musical styles.

It is an excellent option to mix the outdoors, entertainment and gastronomy, all in one place!

Located in Av. Tte. Gral. Donato Álvarez 175 (and Bacacay street). On its official website, there is no information about the new protocols on the world situation of COVID-19, so its hours are from Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m. At the moment, they are handled without reservation.

patio de los lecherosTo get to the Patio de los Lecheros you can take different public transport. The following buses arrive from the Center of Buenos Aires: 86, 132, 8, 5 and 7.

The fastest way to get there is through Subway Line A (the light blue line). You can take it at Plaza de Mayo and get off at Carabobo Station. This station ends at Av. Rivadavia, and from there it is only a couple of blocks to reach this beautiful giant patio.

Here we leave you the map with the location of the Patio de los Lecheros

Free Concert at Teatro Colón

On Sunday December 23 at 11am you will have the opportunity to enjoy a free concert at the Teatro Colón. The presentation will be in charge of Opus Trio, composed by the Chilean violinist Freddy Varela Montero, the Bulgarian cellist Stanimir Todorov and the Argentine pianist Paula Peluso.

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What to do in Buenos Aires during the G20 Summit

As Buenos Aires is the host of the G20 Summit many parts of the city will be restricted Friday 30th and Saturday 1st. The affected areas will be Costanera Norte, Puerto Madero, Teatro Colón and surroundings, and a small part of Palermo. The idea of this post is to show you things to do in the city or nearby during these two days.

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Ice Cream Night in Buenos Aires

Today, November 14th 2019 some Ice Cream Parlors will be offering discounts. Fom 7 pm you will get 50% off in every ice cream store adhered.

 

ice cream night

 

Learn about the Gelato in Buenos Aires

Thanks to the massive Italian immigration that arrived in our city in the late 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, locals have become compulsive consumers of gelato. Gelato in Argentina follows the secrets of the great Italian Gelato, but with a local twist.

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ICE CREAM PARLORS

PALERMO

Fratello: Av. Coronel Diaz 1521
Scannapieco: Av. Niceto Vega 4983

RECOLETA

Diechi: Av. Santa Fe 1278
Buffala: Av. Pueyrredón 2100

CENTER

Cadore: Av. Corrientes 1695
Podio: Lavalle 992

SAN TELMO

Dylan: Peru 1086

Check the map of all the Gelato Parlors adhered