Travel Tales of Argentina
Get ready to celebrate the Argentina Independence Day Bicentennial, arguably one of the most important Argentina holidays! On July 9, 1816, in the Casa Histórica de la Independencia in Tucuman, Argentina officially declared independence from Spain. The rest, as they say, is history. 200 years later, find out how you can join in the festivities!
Casa Histórica de la Independencia, Tucuman
Argentina Independence Day activities in Buenos Aires include parades, concerts, and the gathering of friends and family over food, perhaps for an asado. Public activities take place throughout the city, but the main events usually take place along Avenida 9 de Julio and near Plaza de Mayo.
Here are some of this year’s main events:
If you happen to be visiting another part of the country this weekend, have no fear! Here are some of the Argentina Independence Day activities taking place around the rest of the country:
And if you weren’t able to travel to Argentina for the bicentennial celebration, you can always celebrate with activities hosted by your country’s embassy. No matter where in the world you are this 9th of July, all of us here at Say Hueque wish you a happy Bicentennial Argentina Independence Day!
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