What to do this week

Highlights in Buenos Aires for the week April 23 - 30.

What's on in Buenos Aires: highlights of the week

Asteroids, Elvis, jazz, and the biggest book fair in the region. Just a few of the highlights of what's happening in the city this week!

Asteroids: Mission Extreme

When? Until July 1, Tuesday - Sunday at 1pm.
Where? Galileo Galilei Planetarium
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Take a journey through space and discover how astronauts could reach an asteroid and whether the venture would benefit mankind. Asteroids present a constant risk to the planet, but also a great opportunity. Join Mission Extreme to discover more about their mysteries!

Elvis: Live in Concert

When? Thursday April 26, 9pm.
Where? Estadio Luna Park, Av. Eduardo Madero 470.
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Elvis lives! With excellent reviews in Europe, Australia and the US, “Elvis: Live in Concert” come to Argentina. The unique show takes in the star's greatest hit using projections of recordings from his live performances, accompanied by a 50-strong sympthony orchestra and the special participation of Priscilla Presley. Live the legend!

44th Buenos Aires International Book Fair

When? April 26 - May 14.
Where? La Rural. Av. Sarmiento 2704.
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Once again, Buenos Aires stages the biggest book fair in the region, an event that attracts more than a million visitors each year. This year there'll be new publishers present alongside local bookstores and distributors, plus a major international guest appearances from Paul Auster and Mario Vargas Llosa.

Music in "bares notables"

When? Thursday April 26, Friday April 27 and Saturday April 28.
Where? Various historic cafes and bars
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The city's Música en Bares Notables programme brings live musical entertainment to some of the city's most historic venues, the "bares notables" - cafes and bars recognised for their historical, cultural and architectural importance. This week, catch the piano and voice duo La Korda at legendary billiard hall 36 Billares on Thursday, guitarrist and vocalist Paola Gamberale at Hotel Castelar and rock covers band Help 65: Beatles & Co. performing hits form the 50s to 80s at Bar Progreso. Enjoy!

International Jazz Day

When? Monday April 30, 7pm.
Where? Usina del Arte. Agustin Caffarena 1.
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La Usina del Arte, one of the city's most exciting cultural spaces, hosts a special concert to mark International Jazz Day, with singer Deborah Dixon and pianist Ángel Sucheras sharing the stage with the local group Buenos Aires Explossion. Entry is free!


When? From Monday April 23 to Sunday April 29
Where? Various museums
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Buenos Aires is taking part in the international #MuseumWeek project this week, the first worldwide cultural event on social networks, under the slogan "Living together, citizenship and tolerance." Share your photos with the #MuseumWeek hashtag of each day.

Love is Love: Marriage for all according to Jean Paul Gaultier

When? Until July 15. Wednesday - Sunday, plus public holidays, 1pm - 8pm.
Where? Centro Cultural Kirchner, Sarmiento 151.
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Touted as a must-see by Vogue, this exhibition shines a light on the French designer's bridal gowns and celebrates marriage in all its forms - heterosexual, gay, transgender and intercultural, complete with a three-metre high wedding cake and animated mannequins. 

Book your place for our guided tours!

The city offers all kinds of guided tours in English and Spanish. Explore the city on foot, by bike, by bus, running, rowing or even on electric scooters. Check out all the options for guided tours in Buenos Aires.

For more events, and to plan your itinerary, check out our Planner.