Gourmet Festival and Horse Racing in Palermo

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The "Gran Premio Nacional" (GI), the oldest and most important race in the Argentine turf calendar, will take place on Saturday, November 11th, 2017, at Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo, Av. Libertador & Dorrego.

On October 5, 1884, the Hipodrómo Argentino de Palermo inaugurated what would become the most important race in the yearly calendar, the Gran Premio Nacional. This great prize is also known as the "Argentine Derby".  This outstanding 2500-meter race is very attractive for the public since due to the distance the start is located facing the grandstands. Other classics (GI) are included in the day's schedule: Gran Premio Hipódromo de Palermo and Gran Premio Maipu.

The Great Prize "Gran Premio Nacional" will be the center of a spectacular journey that will start at 11:30 am, and that will include entertainment for the whole family, like a playground for kids, an art exhibition, and a gastronomic fair.

At the same time, a new edition of the gourmet festival “Apetito” will take place on Saturday, November 11th and will continue on Sunday November 12th, both days from 12 pm to 11 pm.

The best cooks and beer brewers will get together in the parking lot of Tribuna Paddock, with entrance through Av. Dorrego and Av. Libertador, with over 30 food trucks offering waffles, ribs, crepes, wraps, pizzas, smoothies, hot dogs, ice cream, coffee.

The Festival will also feature an Art Sector with large format sculptures, live painting, activities for kids, live music, art performances, and more!

All the events are with free entrance to the public.
Hipodromo de Palermo, Av. del Libertador & Dorrego.

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