Peru Event & Entertainment Calendar

Throughout the year countless cultural festivities, religious ceremonies and processions, food fairs, local music festivals and even military parades are celebrated in Peru. Recently the country as well became increasingly popular with international artists that not only visit to see Peru’s principal attractions but also give concerts for their Peruvian fans. And over the past years Peru additionally developed a vivid motor sports scene with regular (off-road) racing events and turned into a recognized venue for international conferences. Adding to that exhibitions, theater, ballet and cinema presentations and events in bars and restaurants there is actually something on for everyone nearly every day. While most big happenings are in and around Lima, lots of festivals, religious celebrations, and events are in other Peruvian cities and in the provinces.

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Saturday, 04 February 2023
Pisco Sour, Peru’s National Drink, has its own day of celebration on the first Saturday of February.
Tuesday, 30 May 2023
On May 30 is National Potato Day in Peru, the day each year to pay homage and celebrate one of the most important food crops in the world originating in Peru.
Wednesday, 28 June 2023
A large part of Peru’s heritage and national identity is reflected in the country's diverse cuisine. So it’s no wonder that Ceviche, also spelled Cebiche, which is considered Peru’s national dish, has its very own national day on June 28.
Sunday, 16 July 2023
Every year on the third Sunday of July Peruvians celebrate one of their beloved and most consumed dishes: Pollo a la Brasa.
Sunday, 23 July 2023
Since 1999, Pisco, Peru's national drink and famous grape brandy, has its very own day of celebrations
Friday, 11 August 2023 - Sunday, 13 August 2023
Cheese surely won’t come to mind when thinking about Peru. But this is set to change. In August 2023, the first Peruvian Cheese Salon takes place in Lima, introducing the public to the wide variety of Peruvian chesses.
Friday, 25 August 2023
Peruvian coffee has, as so many other natural products, its own day of celebration in Peru. Since 2008 the last Friday of August is dedicated to Peruvian coffee and promoted with tastings, fairs and special offers.
Sunday, 10 September 2023
On the second Sunday in September Peru celebrates the Dia de la Cocina y Gastronomia Peruana (the Day of the Peruvian cuisine and gastronomy) recognizing the importance and value of the diverse local cuisine in the country and abroad.
Thursday, 30 November 2023 - Sunday, 03 December 2023
The Expo Café Peru, Peru’s largest coffee exhibition and trade space, is back in Lima at the end of November 2023 offering not only professionals a space to connect but also coffee lovers to learn more about Peruvian coffee and to taste delicious coffee and products made with coffee.
Saturday, 03 February 2024
Pisco Sour, Peru’s National Drink, has its own day of celebration on the first Saturday of February.

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