In Bogota for the weekend? Here’s a list of the top events in the Colombian capital in the next few days.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8
This progressive rock band will be at Centro Cultural Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Calle 11 # 5-60) starting at 4PM. Andres Duran will discuss the legacy of the group.
Admission is free. For more information, call 283 2200.
On Friday and Saturday, a hip hop festival featuring hip hop acts, DJs, graffiti artists, MCs, and break dance crews from around the world takes place in Simon Bolivar Park.
The Downtown Majestic (Cra 7 # 27-46) will host the first Bogotattoo Festival for lovers of tattoo art. Over 100 exhibitors will be present, and the festival runs from the 8-10 with the best of this art.
Entry is COP18,000 per day. For more information, call 593 6300.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9
The Institute of Cultural Heritage invites you to enjoy the natural beauty of the Juan Amarillo wetlands, on an ecological walk. The wetlands are located in Suba, western Bogota.
La Orquesta Aragon will be playing the Teatro Jorge Eliecer Gaitan (Cra 7 ª # 22-40) at 8PM
Tickets are COP50,000-COP90,000. For more information, call 281 9040.
Halloween Games for Children
A workshop with a “super secret” book will teach children games for Halloween with ghosts and fantastic creatures in the Centro Cultural Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Calle 11 # 5-60).
Register today, Friday, October 8, online or by phone at 283 2200
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10
The neighborhood mosque of “La Soledad” and several churches will be visited during this free walking tour which begins at 10AM. Register here.
Don’t miss the last night of “La Traviata.” The production, directed by Daniel Lipton, will be in the Teatro de Bellas Artes de Bogota (Cra 68 # 90-88).
Tickets are COP70,000-COP135,000. For more information, call 593 6300.