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. Art Basel Cities: Buenos Aires Experience a celebration of the city’s most exciting art, September 6 - 12, 2018. Exposición Rural country show One of the world's biggest and most famous annual livestock shows. Every July. BA International Jazz Festival Everything from Bebop to jazz fusion at this international festival every November. LGBT Pride Week and parade Join the city's annual celebration of diversity every November. 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 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. Sept... Ciudanza Both the city and the dancers are the stars at this festival of open-air interventions. 2019 TBC. Puro Diseño design fair Latin America's most important design fair, held twice a year. 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!