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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Indigenous cultural celebrations and festivals, Peruvian art & craft fairs, circus performances, lifestyle events, contemporary cultural happenings


Religious festivities, celebrations and processions

Festive Days

Special days on which Peru celebrates including non-religious public holidays and national days

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Gastronomic events, festivals and fairs

Sunday, 31 October 2021
On October 31, Peru celebrates the Day of the Creole Song (Dia de la Cancion Criolla), an important part of the coastal culture of the country.
Monday, 01 November 2021 - Tuesday, 02 November 2021
On November 1 and 2, All Saints’ Day and Day of the Dead, Peruvians celebrate the Living and the Dead with a mixture of ancient indigenous traditions and Christians elements.
Wednesday, 08 December 2021
Peru celebrates the Day of the Immaculate Conception on December 8th as a public holiday.
Friday, 31 December 2021 - Saturday, 01 January 2022
Just like in many other countries around the globe, the New Year’s Day is a public holiday in Peru and celebrated on January 1. Festivities to welcome the New Year start on the evening of December 31.
Thursday, 06 January 2022
Every year on January 6 Peruvians, just as many other Christians, commemorate the arrival of the Three Wise Men or Three Kings at Jesus’ manger bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.
Tuesday, 18 January 2022
On January 18 Lima, the Peruvian capital, celebrates its birthday with a wide variety of cultural and artistic festivities around town.
Thursday, 20 January 2022
The Town of Caraz, Huaylas near Huaraz in Ancash
Each January 20 the small town of Caraz, Huaylas near Huaraz in Ancash celebrates the town’s patron saint, the Virgin of Chiquinquirá, a title for the Virgin Mary in South America.
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Saturday, 05 February 2022
Pisco Sour, Peru’s National Drink, has its own day of celebration on the first Saturday of February.
Monday, 14 February 2022
Just like in numerous countries around the globe, on February 14 Peru celebrates Valentine’s Day, the day of love, romance and passion.
Saturday, 19 March 2022
Each year around March 19, the small beach town of Las Delicias located about 9 km (5.5 miles) south of the city of Trujillo celebrates the Feria de San José in honor of its patron Saint Joseph.

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National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History - Lima, Peru.mp4

National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History - Lima, Peru.mp4

Founded in April 1826, the National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru (MNAAHP) is Peru's oldest state museum. On display is a wide range of perfectly preserved pre-Hispanic ceramics, textiles, metals, organic materials and lithic's. Objects of historic-artistic value are exhibited. The documentary, photographic and bibliographic collections tell...
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