Latinamerica Collection
Argentinean Festivals and Events

January 1: Año Nuevo (New Year's Day)

January 6: Epiphany

January: Annual Folklore Festival - This event takes place the third week in January in Cosquín and is a coming together of the some of the countries best singers and dancers.

February: Annual Mate Festival - Mate is a popular herbal drink in Argentina that is celebrated during this multi-day festival.

March/April: Semana Santa (Easter Week) - Also Carnaval takes place in Humahuaca the Saturday before Ash Wednesday and is characterized by great food, music, dance, folklore, and water fights.

March: Vendimia Festival in Mendoza - This is a popular festival in Mendoza with music and dance, folklore and many other exciting cultural events.

May 1: Labor Day

May 25: First Patriotic Government (May Revolution)

May: Feast of the Virgen of Luján - Taking place in Luján, this is the month when many partake in the annual pilgrimage from the capital to honor the patron saint.

June 10: National Sovereignty Day (Malvinas Day)

June 20: Flag Day

July 9: Independence Day

August 17: Anniversary of the death of General Jose de San Martín

October: Columbus Day

November 10: Annual Gaucho Festival - This event takes place largely in Las Pampas and is spread over more than just the one day. This festival includes horse parades, dance and song, and great food.

November: November is a popular month for Art Festivals and Exhibitions

December 8: Immaculate Conception Day

December 25: Christmas Day

December 31: New Year's Eve