What to do in Iguazu Falls by night?

Madero Tango Iguazu

Undoubtedly, the most significant attraction of Iguazu is the Iguazu Falls, the National Parks, the awe-inspiring Devil’s Throat, and more. However, after returning from the national parks at night, it’s great to have options to relish Iguazu by night. Allow me to recommend two fantastic options that are different but equally great


Iguazu by night: Puerto Iguazu

Puerto Iguazu is a small but lively town, and there are several options to enjoy it by night. Here are some ideas:

  1. Visit the Hito Tres Fronteras: This is a lookout point where you can see the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, and the convergence of the Iguazu and Parana rivers. At night, the monument is lit up and offers a beautiful view of the city lights.
  2. Dine in a local restaurant: There are several restaurants in Puerto Iguazu that offer traditional Argentine and international cuisine. Some of them have outdoor seating and live music, creating a great atmosphere to enjoy your meal.
  3. Walk around the town center: Puerto Iguazu has a charming town center with pedestrian streets, artisanal markets, and souvenir shops. It’s a great place to stroll around and enjoy the local vibe.
  4. Visit a local bar or pub: There are several bars and pubs in Puerto Iguazu where you can have a drink and enjoy some live music or DJ sessions.
  5. Watch a cultural show: There are some cultural shows in Puerto Iguazu that showcase traditional music, dance, and art of the region. These shows are a great way to learn more about the local culture and have a fun night out.


Where to go in Puerto Iguazu by night?

We have some good places to recommend in Puerto Iguazu, to enjoy by night:



Madero Tango: enjoy the Tango Dance

Yes, experiencing Madero Tango in Iguazu is a classic activity worth considering. This amazing show offers a unique proposal to indulge all of your senses, bringing together the typical Argentine dance and music in this awe-inspiring destination. The Tango, which has been declared an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, is beautifully combined with one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, making for a truly captivating visual experience for national and international tourists alike.

The night starts with a special signature Dinner Menu designed to satisfy even the most demanding of palates. The luxurious theater is the perfect setting for the most spectacular Tango Show of the moment, featuring high performing dancers, renowned singers, and a Live Orchestra that will take you on a whirlwind of emotions, proving that Tango is still alive.

For those seeking something even more special, there is the option of visiting the Cataratas Casino, an exceptional addition that allows you to combine exclusive pleasures all in one place. This is definitely a great option to consider.

Madero Tango Iguazu’s Dinner Tango Show VIP takes place in a traditional and inviting atmosphere, welcoming everyone who wants to pair the best Tango Show with the typical local cuisine. La Terraza is the restaurant that will host you, accommodating over a hundred and fifty diners at individual tables. It boasts an unparalleled view of the park and the swimming pool, and an authentic share of the regional flora, creating a tropical, cozy, and wild ambiance.

The VIP Dinner menu offers a generous Grill Menu that includes the Bife de Chorizo, an uncontested star of Argentine Gastronomy. To drink, you can enjoy Free Wine, Sodas, and Beer. The seats are oblique to the stage, offering a privileged view of the show.



The Argentine Experience in Iguazu

Another excellent option, which has been hugely successful in Buenos Aires and now in Iguazu, is the Argentine Experience. This fun, interactive, and delicious gastronomic experience offers a chance to learn more about local cuisine, taste a great dinner, and make new friends in a friendly atmosphere.

The concept of this unique dinner party is to teach you the fundamentals of what it means to be Argentine, while having more fun than you can find anywhere else. You will learn how to close your own empanada using the ‘repulge’ technique, order steak in Spanish, and prepare your own ‘mate’ drink. Isn’t that interesting? Argentine Experience also offers the Wine Cocktail Experience, a one-hour wine-based cocktail class that starts before dinner. Delve into the nuances of Argentina’s world-renowned wines, learn how to make three wine-based cocktails, and try your hand at making your own. Of course, no wine-based fun is complete without food, so enjoy our selection of homemade tapas, perfectly paired with each drink.

Argentine Experience is not just a cooking class but a unique dining experience where guests participate in the closing of their empanadas, compete in a novelty empanada contest, construct their own alfajores, and prepare their own mate. All gourmet ingredients and steaks are prepared by our highly skilled chefs. You will receive the recipes for everything, so you can recreate The Argentine Experience at home.

Dinners are always conducted in English, but guides can speak Portuguese and Spanish and translate for you. Private dinners can also be held in Portuguese or Spanish. This is the perfect combination with your visit to the Iguazu Falls, as the wine cocktail class starts at 6:30 pm, and the dinner starts punctually at 8 pm. So you’ll have enough time to return, take a shower, and be ready for this incredible experience. Dinners usually end around 10:30 pm.


Enjoy the Casino!

he Casino Iguazu is a popular entertainment destination located near the Iguazu Falls on the Argentine side of the border. It is a modern casino with a variety of gaming options, including slot machines, roulette, blackjack, baccarat, and more. The casino also offers electronic games and a VIP lounge for high rollers.

Aside from the gaming options, the Casino Iguazu features several restaurants and bars, including a buffet-style restaurant with international cuisine and a la carte restaurants serving Argentinian and Brazilian specialties. Visitors can also enjoy live music and shows in the casino’s entertainment hall, which features local and international acts.

One of the most unique features of the Casino Iguazu is its location within a lush jungle environment. The casino offers stunning views of the Iguazu River and the surrounding rainforest, and visitors can enjoy the natural beauty of the area while trying their luck at the gaming tables.


Iguazu by night:  Foz do Iguaçu

There are several things to do in Foz do Iguaçu by night. Here are some suggestions:

  1. Experience the Iguazu Falls at night: The Iguazu Falls are lit up after sunset, creating a beautiful and unique spectacle. You can take a guided tour to experience the falls at night and enjoy the light show.
  2. Visit the Dreamland Wax Museum: The Dreamland Wax Museum is a popular attraction in Foz do Iguaçu, featuring life-like wax figures of famous personalities from around the world.
  3. Explore the Itaipu Dam: The Itaipu Dam is the largest hydroelectric power plant in the world and offers night tours. You can take a guided tour to see the dam lit up at night and learn about its history and construction.
  4. Go to a cultural show: Foz do Iguaçu has several cultural shows that showcase the traditional music, dance, and customs of Brazil and South America. You can attend one of these shows to experience the local culture.
  5. Have dinner at a local restaurant: Foz do Iguaçu has a variety of restaurants that serve local and international cuisine. You can enjoy a nice dinner while experiencing the nightlife of the city.


Where to go in Foz do Iguaçu by night?

We have some good options to suggest:


Rafain Churrascaria, Samba Show in Iguazu Falls


Enjoying a Samba Show in Iguazu

Rafain Churrascaria Show is a popular attraction in Foz do Iguaçu that offers a unique dining experience combined with a cultural show. The restaurant is famous for its authentic Brazilian barbecue, also known as churrasco, which features a variety of grilled meats served on skewers and carved tableside.

The dinner experience at Rafain Churrascaria is enhanced by the cultural show, which features music and dance performances from various countries in South America. The show highlights the diversity of the continent and its cultural heritage, featuring traditional dances such as samba, tango, and salsa, as well as folk music and costumes.

The show is performed by a talented group of musicians and dancers, who are known for their high-energy performances and stunning costumes. The audience is encouraged to join in the fun and dance along to the music.

Rafain Churrascaria Show is a great option for those looking to experience Brazilian cuisine and culture in a lively and entertaining atmosphere. The restaurant is family-friendly and has options for vegetarians and those with dietary restrictions.

The restaurant is located in the city center of Foz do Iguaçu and offers convenient transportation options for visitors staying in nearby hotels. The dinner and show experience typically lasts around three hours, making it a great way to spend an evening in Foz do Iguaçu.


Ramiro Rodriguez

Ramiro Rodriguez

25 years working in the travel industry, as Sales & Marketing Manager at RipioTurismo. Marketing Manager at Nuevas Ideas Travel Consulting Group. Writer and travel lover.

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