Activities & Agenda
Discover Buenos Aires
Rain or shine; day or night; winter, summer, spring or fall; no matter what, something great is always happening in Buenos Aires. Discover our favorite events and what’s on the calendar at Hotel Madero.
Independent Film Festival
Managed by the Ministry of Culture of Buenos Aires, the BAFICI is an international festival of independent films that takes part in different spots around the city. It is one of the most awaited cinema events not only in Argentina but in Latin America.
Puro Diseño is the most important fair for the local design scene. The exhibition features more than 350 exhibitors including objects, furniture, clothing, fashion and accessories designers. It is generally hosted aat La Rural, one of our biggest exhibition centers located in Palermo neighborhood.
Art Galleries Fair
arteBA is a leading cultural event in the city of Buenos Aires and one of the most distinguished exhibitions of contemporary art in Latin America. More than a hundred galleries from different parts of the world prepare every year to showcase their most prestigious works of art.
BAFWEEK is the most awaited and celebrated event by the local fashion scene. Every year established and emerging designers along with the most prestigious fashion brands, fill the catwalks with the latest trends of the season.
Tango Festival and World Cup.
Every August, tango fans from Argentina and all over the world come to Buenos Aires to live and enjoy orchestras, dance shows, competitions and traditional milongas celebrating our most traditional dance.
Buenos Aires Marathon.
Every year, locals and visitors from other countries arrive to Buenos Aires to run a 21 or 42 kilometers marathon. The runners will follow a circuit that includes the most iconic and touristic points of the city.
Argentine Open Polo Championship.
One of the most important international Polo championships, the event takes every year at the Campo Argentino de Polo.
A like the biggest cities in Europe, Buenos Aires hosts its own Museums Night. It is a cultural event in which museums and institutions are open till late and generally free to the public. In 2013 around 189 museums and institutions received more than 800.000 visitors.
Interior Design Exhibition.
With growing success since 1985, Casa FOA is an undisputed leader in Buenos Aires cultural agenda and a perfect exhibition to discover the latest interior design trends and a wide variety of styles.
Discover Buenos Aires
Live, love and enjoy Buenos Aires with style. Whether you are visiting us for business or pleasure, we invite you to see, feel and experience the most distinguished spots in the city through your senses. We recommend you to take some time and discover your favorites.
Discover the newest neighborhood in the city, always in constant growth. It features luxurious buildings, hotels, glamorous restaurants, and well-known universities. The highlight is the beautiful Puente de la Mujer, designed by the renowned Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava.
Thanks to its wide modern art collection, MALBA - Museo de Arte Latinoamericano Buenos Aires – is one of the richest points in the city and one of the most relevant museums in Latin America. It is definitely a must for anyone looking for points of interest related to art and culture.
One of the countries most prestigious private collections can be visited at Colección Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat Museum. Once the richest woman in the country, her exquisite taste is well-represented by this museum. Pieces from the most distinguished Argentine artist like Antonio Berni, Perez Celis, Xul Solar can be seen alongside Chagall, Renoir, Dalí, Turner, Pieter Brueghel II and even Mrs. Lacroze de Fortabat´s own portrait by Andy Warhol.
The Kavanagh is one of the most iconic buildings in the city. Standing at a height of 120 meters, we recommend to take a look at this 1936 Art Deco gem to any design, art or architecture lover.
Featured by cobblestone streets, San Telmo is the best preserved historic neighborhood in Buenos Aires. Its heart is Plaza Dorrego, where you'll find old cafes and bars. Located approximately a mile away from the hotel, it is also one of the main Tango areas in the city and features Tango Shows, an antique market on Sunday selling objects of all kinds (books and magazines, clothing, coins, ornaments among other collection objects), and traditional restaurants.
Opened on May 25, 1908, this is the largest opera house in Latin America. Its facade has strong influences of Italian Renaissance and its interior dome was painted in 1966 by Raul Soldi, world-renowned Argentine artist. It features a fabulous program of Opera and Ballet. Great dancers such as Julio Bocca, Maximiliano Guerra and Paloma Herrera emerged from its Ballet School.
La Boca is one of the most popular and touristic spots in the city featured by typical colorful houses. Discover Caminito, a street where you will breathe and dance tango, and find people selling crafts and paintings.
Located at a walking distance from our hotel, Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve features 360 hectares of local nature, fauna and flora, running paths, and more. It is an example of nature taking over. Declared a national park in 1986, it holds three lagoons and its great to enjoy the view of Rio de La Plata, one of the worlds widest rivers. Featured by a promenade, during the weekends you will find craft fairs and street artists. You can even rent a bike and visit the Lola Mora’s sculpture Las Neridas.
Palermo is the trendiest area in Buenos Aires. You will find art, design and fashion stores along with nice and busy restaurants and bars with different cuisines from around the world. Palermo Soho and Palermo Hollywood are two popular areas within Palermo that offer great city nightlife.
Tango is the quintessential musical style of the city. Anyone who visits Buenos Aires must witness it. If you are a brave one y might even take dance lessons. Tango is danced in couples, so it will be an opportunity to make new friends in the city.