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Halloween in Buenos Aires: Does it Exist?

pumpkin_halloween©rainbowi,2008

So you have traveled abroad to Argentina to study Spanish in Buenos Aires and you happen to be here on October 31st, the date of the North American holiday Halloween.  What to do…

Although traditionally Halloween was not a holiday celebrated in Argentina, the local youth have picked up this disturbingly fun holiday and are now celebrating it with house parties, pub crawls, and club nights.

Check out the places below to get an idea of what is going on this Halloween in Buenos Aires!

Faena Hotel + Universe    www.faenahotelanduniverse.com

If you want to attend a luxurious yet very odd party, the very posh Faena Hotel is offering up a Halloween party in their Library Lounge and outside terrace, themed Glam Rock & Roll.  Cost: $$$$

Jet Nightclub    www.jet-lounge.com.ar

This ultra trendy nightclub offers up Halloween parties on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of the Halloween week. Looks like costumes are only mandatory on Saturday but call for more information. Cost$$

Niceto Club    http://www.nicetoclub.com

One of the city’s wildest club, Niceto is featuring a “Tropical Halloween Party” on Friday night, that will feature a fashion show of clothing made only out of colourful cardboard. No matter what your scene, Niceto is worth a visit!  Cost$$

The Buenos Aires PubCrawl    http://www.pubcrawlba.com

This popular group will be hosting a pubcrawl on Halloween night, heading out to various bars and pubs that celebrate Halloween. They expect everyone in costume and there are prizes for the best costume! Cost$

Happy Halloween!

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