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Festivals and Events in Peru

The Peruvian calendar is chockfull of national holidays, religious festivals and colorful regional events. Find out when and where these events take place, as well as the stories behind them.
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National Holidays in Peru
Find out when all of Peru's national holidays take place.

Peruvian Independence Day
Independence Day is one of the most important dates on the Peruvian calendar. Read more about the history and nature of the Fiestas Patrias.

Christmas in Peru
Get ready for Christmas in Peru with our guide to local traditions, food and drink, decorations and more...

Where to Spend Christmas in Peru
Here are some of our top destinations for spending a great Christmas in Peru...

Festivals in Cusco
Find out what's happening in Cusco each month with our list of annual festivals and events.

The Festival of San Juan in Peru
The Festival of San Juan is one of the most important and popular events in the Peruvian jungle.

National Days in Honor of Peruvian Products
Certain products, such as pisco and ceviche, have their own official days on the Peruvian calendar.

National Ceviche Day in Peru
National Ceviche Day takes place in Peru each year on June 28.

National Pisco Day in Peru
Peru celebrates its Pisco Day on the fourth Sunday of every July.

Music Concerts in Peru 2014
Full listings of all the major concerts and music festivals in Peru during 2014.

Día de la Canción Criolla in Peru
Día de la Canción Criolla, or Day of the Creole Song, takes place in Peru on October 31.

Perú Mucho Gusto
The Perú Mucho Gusto brand aims to promote Peruvian gastronomy both at home and abroad. Keep an eye out for Perú Mucho Gusto food festivals while you're in Peru.

Concerts in Peru 2013
Major concerts and music festivals taking place in Peru in 2013, including international acts.

Concerts in Peru: 2012
Find out which international artists are scheduled to play concerts in Lima, Peru, during 2012.

Inti Raymi, Festival of the Sun
Inti Raymi, also known as the Festival of the Sun, takes place each year in the historic city of Cusco. The main celebrations are held on June 24.

The Virgen del Carmen Festival
The Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen is an annual event celebrated by various communities in the Andean highlands of Peru.

Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria
The Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria takes place every February in various South American nations. In Peru, the main celebrations take place in Puno and around Lake Titicaca.

El Señor de Qoyllur Ritti
Each year, thousands of pilgrims attend the mass of El Señor de Qoyllur Ritti. The event takes place in June, south of the city of Cusco.

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