San Bernardo is known as the city of the Family with modern cafes, discos and pubs peppering the main avenues like Chiozza and San Bernardo Aves. and the tree-lined streets. It is joined to Mar de Ajo by the Costanera Av.; The beaches are narrow and San Bernardo has a nice temperate climate. The pedestrian J. C. Chiozza Street is a must for a promenade either before or after a beach day together with a visit to the shops. Night life is very active and offers many options to visitors of all ages including theaters and bingos.
Plaza La Familia
This place was created in cooperation between nature and the hand of Man. There is a most imposing gathering of trees where the artisan fair opens every summer as well as an amphitheatre which offers circus shows every day; It is here in these grounds that the Sun & Family Festival takes place the third week end of December signaling the opening of the summer season.
Location: 600, San Bernardo Avenue.
Plaza Don Bosco
This plaza takes its name after the great teacher of youth San Juan Bosco. The grove of trees is over 50 years old and has an amusement area for children built in wood. At the Northwestern corner and after walking 50 meters one comes to the Our Lady of Lujan Grotto with its semi-cupola, the altar and the image of the Virgin.
Location: Mitre and de la Reduccion Streets.
La Costa Observatory
It is located on 2441, Chiozza Av. and offers the possibility of observing all the planets of the solar system, galaxies, constellations, etc; It has a small theatre and a censor which measures the level of deterioration of the ozone layer.
There is a permanent exhibition of photos of the foundation of San Bernardo and its pioneers. It opens its doors to the public on 2441, San Juan Street.
Sun and Family National Festival
The festival takes place on the 3rd weekend of December at the Familia Plaza with a blessing of the waters, institutions parade, election of the local queen and the presence of visiting queens and artistic shows.
San Bernardo Patron Saint Fiesta
It takes place 20 August at the San Bernardo Stella Maris Parish at Mitre and Falkner Streets. The main activities are: a procession around the village, reception of the Bishop of Chascomus, Mass, lunch and cultural activities.