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Bogotá Events

Rock al Parque

This huge, free festival leans on the heavy side of rock with a plethora of ska, punk, hardcore and metal groups turning things up to 11. Taking over the wonderful Simón Bolívar Metropolitan Park, expect acts from all over the world as well as a choice of food stalls.

Date: 01 July 2018 - 31 July 2018
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Simón Bolívar Metropolitan Park
Website: http://www.rockalparque.gov.co
Cost:

Free.


Bogotá Wine and Food Festival

Offering a little taste of Columbia, the annual Bogotá Wine and Food Festival encourages local cooks, celebrity chefs and international kitchen kings and queens to show off just how good Columbian cuisine can be. Expect plenty of tastings, classes and demonstrations as you get your fill of food and wine.

Date: 01 August 2018 - 30 September 2018
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various venues.
Website: http://www.bogotawineandfood.com
Cost:

Prices vary between events.


Bogotá Carnival

For two days in August, the annual Bogotá Carnival brings the streets around Simón Bolívar Metropolitan Park to life with music, bright costumes and dancing. Aside from the main parade, there is folkloric theatre, storytelling, puppetry and art.

Date: 05 August 2018 - 06 August 2018
Venue: Simón Bolívar Metropolitan Park
Cost:

Free.


Christmas fairs

Despite being mainly a family affair, there are a few events taking place in Bogotá in December to celebrate Christmas. Over 60 artisans make up theferia artesanal navideña, which allows them to sell their wares in Candelaria (el Parque de Los Talentos). Many concerts are also held in churches during this period too.

Date: 01 December 2018 - 31 December 2018
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various churches.
Cost:

Free.


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