Celebration of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary

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Date: Sunday, 08 December 2024

Peru celebrates the Day of the Immaculate Conception on December 8th as a public holiday.

The celebrations of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary (Inmaculada Concepción or Dia de la Purísima Concepción) differ from region to region and even from community to community in Peru; but expect masses and colorful processions throughout the country.

Most enthusiastically are festivities in Cusco where ancient Andean traditions merge with the Catholic celebrations and local music and dances, traditional food and drinks accompany the Christian procession.

Read more about this special religious feast day in our article "Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary"

Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary

Peruvian Public Holidays & Festivities
As much of the Catholic world Peru celebrates the Day of the Immaculate Conception on December 8th as a public holiday.

Information

Date
Sunday, 08 December 2024
Venue / Location:
all Peru; most enthusiastic in Cusco

All Dates


  • Wednesday, 08 December 2021
  • Thursday, 08 December 2022
  • Friday, 08 December 2023
  • Sunday, 08 December 2024
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