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Religion

Religious festivities, celebrations and processions

Festive Days

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

Culture

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

Food & Drink

Gastronomic events, festivals and fairs

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Apr
2023
Sunday, 09 April 2023
Around the globe the celebration of Easter, so the commemoration of Jesus’s crucifixion, burial and resurrection from the dead, is the most important festivity in the yearly calendar for Christians; Peru, where over 80% of the population is catholic is no exception.
01
May
2023
Festive Days
Monday, 01 May 2023
As in many countries around the globe, Peru commemorates the labor movement and the achievement of workers’ rights on May 1.
01
May
2023
Monday, 01 May 2023
Each year between April 29 and May 2 - with May 1 being the central day - Arequipa celebrates its patron saint, the Virgin of Chapi with the largest religious festivity in the area.
03
May
2023
Wednesday, 03 May 2023
The Festival of the Crosses, also known as Cruces de Mayo (May Crosses Festival), was introduced to Peru by the Spaniards and is celebrated in Peru mostly in towns in the Andean highlands on May 3.
14
May
2023
Sunday, 14 May 2023
Mother’s Day in Peru is celebrated on the second Sunday in May; and Peruvians are extremely enthusiastic about honoring and praising their moms dedicating themselves to make this day extra special.
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May
2023
Thursday, 25 May 2023
Each year on May 25, Peru celebrates the Peruvian Clown Day in honor of José Alvarez Vélez, better known as Tony Perejil, a popular clown who died on that day in 1987.
27
May
2023
Saturday, 27 May 2023
Peru celebrates the diversity of its native languages and cultural traditions on the Dia de las Lenguas Originarias (Day of the Native Languages).
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May
2023
Sunday, 28 May 2023
Christians around the globe commemorate the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples of Jesus 50 days after Easter with the Pentecost celebrations. In Peru the most enthusiastic and vibrant Pentecost festivities can be found in Ollantaytambo in the Urubamba Valley.
30
May
2023
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.
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Jun
2023
Festive Days
Wednesday, 07 June 2023
To honor the brave men that tried to protect Peruvian territory and the Peruvian flag on June 7, 1880 during the Battle of Arica, one of the most important encounters of the War of the Pacific between Peruvian forces and the Chilean enemy, Peru celebrates each year the National Flag Day.

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