Activities for the 2024 winter holidays in Mendoza – Secretary Mike’s Blog

Activities for the 2024 winter holidays in Mendoza – Secretary Mike’s Blog
Activities for the 2024 winter holidays in Mendoza – Secretary Mike’s Blog

The 2024 winter holidays begin in a few days and various recreational and cultural activities are scheduled for the 14-day period of the winter break.

Friday, July 5, is the last day of classes before the winter holidays in Mendoza and then school activity resumes on Monday, July 22, in this sense in view of the imminent winter break in schools, the Ministry of Education, Through the Undersecretariat of Culture, the schedule of cultural activities that will take place from July 6 to 21 in the Province of Mendoza has been announced with cultural proposals that will travel throughout the province with presentations by numerous Mendoza artists and their fun performances. on stage for all ages.

The cultural spaces that participate

Julio Le Parc Cultural Space, General San Martín Public Library, Independencia Theater, Nave Uncuyo, Pulgarcito Theater, Home School of General San Martín Park, Alfredo Bufano Congress and Exhibition Center (San Rafael), Antonio Lafalla Theater Cinema (General Alvear), to which are added the spaces provided by each of the provincial departments.

The South will receive a series of symphonic concerts during the winter holidays

The Mendoza Baroque Orchestra proposes a wonderful trilogy of concerts of works that explore the magical and surprising universe of the saga of Harry Potter, Star Wars and The Lord of the rings.

With an impressive spectacle of image and sound, the Baroque Orchestra, under the direction of Mariano Peralta, will present the works along with an exquisite selection of images carefully selected and arranged chronologically that will be projected on a giant screen, with cinematographic fragments that will accompany the musical.

The orchestra began its musical activities in February 2017, with the initial goal of opening its doors to advanced students of orchestral instruments interested in tackling music from the Baroque period. With the passage of time, its training was modified, since most of the members became professionals, thus creating an alternative space for the presentation of different musical works.

The Baroque orchestra of Mendoza makes symphonic presentations of film music in the province

The concerts

symphonic harry potter: Saturday, July 6, at 9 p.m., at Teatro Independencia in the City of Mendoza.

symphonic harry potter: Friday, July 12, at 8 p.m., at Cine Teatro Lafalla in General Alvear.

symphonic harry potter: Saturday, July 13, at 5 p.m., at the Alfredo Bufano Congress and Exhibition Center in San Rafael.

Star Wars symphonic: Saturday, July 13, at 8:30 p.m., at the Alfredo Bufano Congress and Exhibition Center in San Rafael.

The Lord of the rings: Sunday, July 14, at 7 p.m. at the Alfredo Bufano Congress and Exhibition Center in San Rafael.

Tickets are on sale at

Below you can consult and download the cultural agenda in the different cultural spaces of the province:

More details of the cultural agenda on the Culture of Mendoza website

Tourist activities in Mendoza

In addition to the recreational and cultural agenda, you can also walk and see places of tourist, sports or adventure interest nearby.

From a hike to Cerro Arco in Las Heras, or climbing Cerro de la Gloria to the west of the City or taking a route to other more remote points.

For example, on Route 52, whether following the circuit or getting to know some parts of it, you can, for example, appreciate the native flora and fauna of Villavicencio with foxes or guanacos, and as you advance closer to Uspallata, you can admire the historical trace of both the Huarpes, Darwin and rock markings in the vicinity of Paramillos and Cerro Tunduqueral.

In Uspallata, the 7 Colors Hill is a must-visit, just as to continue with the San Martin route you can take the tour through “Las Bóvedas”, even nearby the recently revealed point of interest of the “La Ventana” viewpoint for Instagrammable photos .

Adventure hiking can also be done through Luján de Cuyo on the adventure to Cerro Campanario de “La Crucesita”, or the trekking of the “Quebrada de los Berros”.

The well-known Potrerillos offers an unmissable view for all families, but if you continue a little further, for those who like adventure, you can venture into the small Cascada del Ángel, or a tour to the past along the old trans-Andean train tracks that They take us to the old Guido Station.

Finally, you can continue with other points of interest such as the Chorro de la Vieja waterfall in Tunuyán near the Manzano Histórico, the unique view of La Carrera in Tupungato or even if there is snow, the obligatory visit to the surrounding areas of Vallecitos.

Secretary Mike, in addition to sharing school information, takes this opportunity to leave some details of the places mentioned for those who are interested in visiting:

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