Montevideo has the world’s longest carnival starting January thru early March. We’ve got the links you need in English about where to go and what to see.
To check out authentic candombe in Uruguay, you’ll want to go to a street rehearsal. Where to go, how it works and what to do and what not to do.
The world’s most famous tango song is over 100 years old–and it’s Uruguayan! Every year a week-long festival in April commemorates The Cumparsita.
A violent storm hits Uruguay and parts of Argentina at the same time every year. Urban myth? Or is there some truth to this weird weather phenomenon?
You can buy tickets for concerts and carnival shows in Montevideo at box offices and Abitab and Red Pagos/RED UTS – the stores are found all over Uruguay.
Between Christmas & New Year, Montevideans leave town in droves. So what to do you do? There’s still the beaches, tango, fireworks and… water fights!