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Argentina: Buenos Aires pride parade November 17

Buenos Aires’ annual gay pride parade is scheduled for November 17 along Avenida de Mayo; anticipate transportation disruptions

09 Nov 12:40 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 11/8/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/17/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Buenos_Aires). COUNTRY/REGION Buenos Aires, Plaza de Mayo

Event

Buenos Aires will hold its 27th annual pride parade on Saturday, November 17. Official festivities will begin at Plaza de Mayo at 11:00 (local time), with events and live music. The parade will begin at 16:00 and proceed from Plaza de Mayo to Plaza del Congreso. Speeches and music typically follow the culmination of the march. Road closures and crowded public transportation conditions are expected near the vicinity of the festivities, along with a heightened security presence. Unofficial events and parties are likely in other neighborhoods, particularly in Recoleta, Barrio Norte, and Palermo.

Context

Argentina is the leading country in Latin America regarding gay rights and the annual pride parade is a destination for locals and travelers. The November 17 event will be the 27th annual pride parade in the city.

Advice

Individuals in Buenos Aires are advised anticipate transportation disruptions and crowded conditions and allow additional travel time.

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