Valparaiso Chile Activities April 24-May1

Valparaiso Activities April 24-May 1

Street Art, Color, Valpo Love

Its impossible to walk through Valparaiso without being blown away by the street art covering buildings, walls, sidewalks and doors. The photographer Paola Guzman set out to capture some of the best pieces in her exposition Salvando Muros. Make sure to explore the museum with works by Chile’s most famous caricaturist: Lukas

Casa Mirador Lukas. Paseo Gervasoni 448. Tuesday to Sunday 11.00 to 18.00.

Fuerza Valparaiso

The hills of Valparaiso still need your help. The Gato en la Ventana is organizing Peña Sabrosa hosted by Bangané Afrocolombia Femenina, Duo Saudade and the group Chiq Aru Música Andina (Thursday 24. 9:30PM. $1.000. Cumming 113). InEle Bar Feliciano Saldías will be playing along with her band for the event called Show a Beneficio por Valpo with all the proceeds going to those affected by the fire (Friday 25. 10PM. $2.000. General Cruz 335).

Music Returns to The Jail

The Ex-Carcel will be uniting some of the best young musicians of the region this weekend. The ages of the player range from 5-24 and the styles will be varied with classical, Chilean folk and movie scores being jammed in Concierto Ciudades

Sunday 27. 6PM. FREE, but must pick up tickets in advance. Parque Cultural del Valparaíso, cerro Cárcel.

The Port Is Serving Up Great Seafood

In the heart of the port neighborhood the beautiful Puerto Viejo is serving up some of the city’s best seafood. The typical dishes like machas a la parmesana, mariscal, pescado frito or the house specialty la parillada de marisco accompanied by a chilled white wine!

Porto Viejo Restaurante. Valdivia 154, corner of Cochrane. Monday through Saturday Lunch and Dinner. Sundays Lunch Only

Great Wines Capital: Harvest for Valparaiso!

This year’s wine harvest will not let you down. Your red stains will contribute to the Valpo victims from last week’s fire. Smack in the middle of the Plaza de Armas, this city knows how to party with folk music, homemade fixings and yummy country snacks, all to go along with your fav Sauv, Chard, Cab Sav. So raise your glass, and join the city which was just named the 10th Wine Capital of the World. So buy a glass for $4,000 clp, get 3 tastings from one of 15 vineyards participating.

Saturday April 26.  1pm-1am  Sunday. April  27 1pm-7pm. 

How to get to Casablanca? Grab a colectivo for $1,500 clp from Argentina and Pedro Montt streets, or jump on Buses Casablanca from the terminal for about $2,000 clp.