"Mataderos Fair ... Feria de Mataderos" Feria de Mataderos - Mataderos Fair Tip by luzmaria

  feria de mataderos gauchos in buenos aires
by luzmaria

If u re not going to the Pampas to see gauchos or to an estancia (which would be a pity), then u can see the gauchos in Buenos Aires city... (hey, it rhymes!!)

In a very significant corner of Buenos Aires, the Mataderos Market is open on Sundays from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm, and offers an exhibition of Handicraft and Argentine Popular Traditions.

The visitor may enjoy a colorful festival of music and dance, and see a number of typical gaucho skills, such as sortija races,
demonstrations of roping and shearing. In addition, there are traditional games for adults and children, including contests and
prizes, like sapo, horseshoes, sack races, palo enjabonado. Regional food is also present - asado, locro, empanadas, tamales, tortas fritas and tortilla al rescoldo.

Try traditional food and get regional crafts and see the national folk dancing at Feria de Mataderos.
All the cultural aspects that every province in Argentina have in common are here:
artisans, crafts, music, food, tradition and customs...
This fair intends to support our heritage and culture, by holding in the capital city, the popular regional artesan markets that are a vital part of the rest of Argentina.
Our neighbouring, or as we call them, "brother" countries that share similar roots also have a place in the celebrations.

Every Sunday from 11 am till the night falls...
Every Sunday, the Fair is different, due to the celebration of a different regional festivity...

Address: Lisandro de la Torre and Av. de los Corrales
Directions: Mataderos neighbourhood.
Many buses go BUT AS THERE IS A POOR AREA CLOSE TO THE FOIRE I STRONGLY RECOMMMEND NOT TO TAKE the BUS, DO TAKE A TAXI: Going by cab will cost about 25 pesos from microcentro -downtown- to the fair.

Phone: 4687 5602
Website: http://www.feriademataderos.com.ar

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  • Updated Mar 20, 2006
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