Festivals and events A guide to what's happening in Buenos Aires throughout the year. Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games From October 6 to 18, the world's best young athletes will be going for gold in Buenos Aires. International Tango Festival and World Cup Two weeks of concerts, shows, classes and milongas every August. Come to watch, listen or dance! Argentine Open polo tournament The world's greatest polo tournament every November/December. Ver en mapa Buenos Aires Marathon The biggest marathon in the southern hemisphere takes place every spring. BA International Jazz Festival Everything from Bebop to jazz fusion at this international festival every November. Exposición Rural country show One of the world's biggest and most famous annual livestock shows. Every July. LGBT Pride Parade Join the city's annual celebration of diversity. November 10. ATP World Tour: Argentina Open tennis tournament Argentina's premier tennis tournament, every February. ArteBA Latin America's most important contemporary art fair takes place in Buenos Aires. May 24 - 27, 2018 FIBA: Buenos Aires International Theatre Festival The best of international theatre in Buenos Aires. October every two years. Ciudad Emergente festival The city's festival of new and alternative music, dance, theatre and other arts. September. Masticar Food Festival The city's most highly acclaimed chefs offer samples of their signature creations at this annual event for foodies. 2018 dates TBC. Ciudanza Both the city and the dancers are the stars at this festival of open-air interventions. March 2018 TBC. Puro Diseño design fair Latin America's most important design fair. 2018 dates TBC. Buenos Aires Diversa Festival Art, business, sport and interventions throughout the city at Buenos Aires' biggest LGBTQ festival. 2018 dates TBC Carnival in the city Kick and swirl to the rhythmic beats of Buenos Aires' murgas every weekend in February! Night of the Museums Every spring, for one night the city's museums open into the early hours with free activities for all. 2018 date TBC. BAFICI international film festival More than 400 films including international premieres. Every April. Buenos Aires International Book Fair Latin America's biggest annual literary event. April 26 - May 14, 2018. Buenos Aires beach Yes, Buenos Aires even has beaches! Catch some rays on riverside through January and February!