Articles for Nightlife

Santiago a Mil lights up January in Santiago

Santiago a Mil lights up January in Santiago December 20, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Photo from Santiago a Mil. Since 1994, every year the stages and plazas and theaters of Santiago light up for three weeks in January, with Santiago a Mil. The name means Santiago for 1,000, referring to the fact that many of the productions cost 1,000 CLP, or about two dollars. Many are also free, though...

Chile’s upcoming national holiday, where will you be on Sept. 18th?

Chile’s upcoming national holiday, where will you be on Sept. 18th? August 24, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Photo by peregrine blue on Flickr. With just a few weeks left until Chile’s national Fiestas Patrias, an alcohol-infused, rocking good time that marks the end of summer, the beginning of sunshine, and for most people, a stomach-distending amount of food, preparations are already underway. Already...

Chile’s Oktoberfest from Oct 27 to Nov 6th in Malloco, Chile

Chile’s Oktoberfest from Oct 27 to Nov 6th in Malloco, Chile August 24, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Photo by bearshapedsphere on Flickr. Used with permission. It might surprise you, if you didn’t know a lot about Chile, to know that it’s got a strong German influence. We eat kuchen with our coffee for our evening snack (once), and even say “yah” for “yes” alot of...

Duff Beer Make its Appearance in Chile (no kidding)

Duff Beer Make its Appearance in Chile (no kidding) March 15, 2011 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
In a move that problably has the whole Chilean craft beer network picking hops more furiously than before (except that most hops are imported here), a beer called Duff, after Homer Simpson’s famed beer will shortly be hitting the Chilean market. CNN Español reports that Duff beer, which will...

Outdoor Cinema in Santiago, Feb 14th to 19th at Spanish Cultural Center

Outdoor Cinema in Santiago, Feb 14th to 19th at Spanish Cultural Center February 7, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
El Secreto de Tus Ojos Cine a La Fresca, a production of the Spanish Cultural Center (Centro Cultural de España) here in Santiago is opening its doors for a once a year film event coming up next week. Every night at 9 PM, the cultural center will show movies outdoors in its courtyard at Providencia...

Spending Valentine’s Day in Santiago, Chile

Spending Valentine’s Day in Santiago, Chile February 7, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
By not francois on Flickr Valentine’s day, like many other Americanish holidays, does not make a giant splash in this city way south of the equator. The truth is, though you can see pink paper hearts and other trappings of the holiday popping up around Santiago, foil wrapped chocolates in pink...

Free Screen-on-the-Green Documentaries in Santiago, Feb 2-5

Free Screen-on-the-Green Documentaries in Santiago, Feb 2-5 February 2, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Documentary lovers, park-sitters, passersby and others trying to save some coins for their next humita won’t want to miss this year’s cycle of free documentaries in Parque Forestal. Screenshot from A la Sombra del Moai In a somewhat unpredictable pattern, this event was held in 2004, 2009,...

Fiesta del Roto Chileno-Today, Thurs, Jan 20th

Fiesta del Roto Chileno-Today, Thurs, Jan 20th January 20, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If you’re looking for a last-minute and down-home thing to do this afternoon and evening, you couldn’t go wrong hopping over to Barrio Yungay, a “typical” (middle-class) neighborhood in downtown Santiago, easily walkable from metros Quinta Normal or Cumming on the green line metro,...

What’s Going on in Summer in Santiago

What’s Going on in Summer in Santiago January 10, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Providencia Contemporary Music Concert Summer is a great time to be a santiaguino (Santiago-dweller), on a permanent or short-stay basis. For those of us who live here, the slower pace and the fact that about half the population is off vacationing at any given time (nearly everyone takes part of or all...

New Year’s Eve in Santiago, Chile, 2010-2011

New Year’s Eve in Santiago, Chile, 2010-2011 December 31, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Photo of fireworks over the Entel tower by mabahamo on Flickr. If you’re in Santiago this weekend, looking for the party to end all decades (or was that last year?), you might be a little surprised to find out that most Chileans spend the actual stroke of midnight with their families and close...