SANTIAGO – Happy October everyone! After a few days of rain, the sun is finally out (and hopefully here to stay). This means that outside activities are coming full force around Santiago and other cities in the country. Get out for some vitamin D:
Friday October 5th
- Primavera del Libro – Organized by Editores de Chile to show everyone the bibliodiversity of Chile. It will be filled with stands, editorials and international speakers! Open all weekend!
- Salon de Chocolate – The chocolate factory is opening its doors to the public for all to taste and try their products. With 25 speakers throughout the weekend, they will share everything you need to know about chocolate! Open all weekend!
- “La Llamada” Musical – Nescafe Theatre brings to Chile this Spanish musical. All about learning to accept oneself, and that everyone is equal spoken and sung in a full theatrical story. Open all weekend!
- Santiago horror film festival – As we all know, October is the month of horror…so what better way to spend the first weekend watching nationally made horror films! Open all Weekend!
- Spring Wake – Sala Omnium brings back one of its biggest parties of the season!
- Resistance Santiago – Famous Djs such as Carl Cox, Uner, Andre Butano and others will be guests at this incredible concert made dance party.
- Celebrity – The popular dance club Borde Río is hosting an event tonight at their luxurious patio for an intimate and dance filled night.
- Parque Primavera – Taking place at Parque Bicentenario for all the family to enjoy a wonderful sunny day out! Open all weekend
Saturday October 6th
- Marvel Marathon – Cine Hoyts is putting up throughout all of October the Marvel movies for all fans to go and get crazy.
- La Ruta de Victor – Victor Jara was an important part of Chilean history, and today you can be part of a bike tour through important parts of the city that are highlighted in his biography. As well as the bike tours, there will be some theater, stories and music!
- Grafitería – a different way to have a flea market – everything is free. Ñuñoa opens a space for anyone who wants to give away their things, show their art work, give classes or just chat!
- Trekking Laguna del Maule and others – With a difficulty level measured at easy, this is your opportunity to get a look at some of the most beautiful natural landscapes around the city.
- Campo Abierto – An afternoon of picnic, live music and dance. Can you think of a better way to spend a saturday afternoon?
Sunday October 7th
- Hanami 2018 – Viña del Mar is hosting a Hanami celebration to welcome spring!
- Run for Breast Cancer – it is one of Chile’s oldest sports events, and if you haven’t signed up yet, you have the chance to do it at the event the same day and still get the full inscription kit!
- Delicias Vegams – for all vegan food lovers (vegans or not, all invited), there will be talks, food and live music!
- Trekking Cerro Manquehue – Set up for medium difficulty, don’t miss out on a chance to meet new people and go up one of Santiago’s most popular hiking hills.
- Meditating in Santiago – A chance to meditate in the middle of the city! Today is the first of a cycle that will go throughout the city in public spaces. Come see what this is about!
New and exciting around Santiago
- Chapulín Mexican Cousine – They have just opened a new restaurant last week, and the reviews won’t stop commenting on how delicious their food is!
Have a great weekend! If you have an event you want to promote, or just simply want to let us know how we are doing, send us a message! Happy spring!
Maria Paz Rodriguez Zaninovic. Born in Santiago, Chile and moved to the US at a young age. Here she began noticing the differences between societies and her curiosity grew about how people think, how countries work, and how culture affects lifestyles around the world. Although professionally a dentist, her passion for writting and photography has always been a part of her everyday life.