Festivals in all of South America

Festivals and Holidays in Peru

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Month Date When Festival Location
January 6 --- Epiphany Lima
January 10 --- Festival de la Sor de Los Angeles y Monteagudo Arequipa
February --- The weekend leading up to Ash Wednesday Carnival Lima, Cajamarca, Puno, Ayacucho, National
February 2 - 14 --- Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria Puno
February 11 - 14 --- Huanchaco Beach Olympics Huanchaco
March/April --- Mid-March to early April Semana Santa National, Ayacucho
March 7 - 17 --- Grape Harvest Festival Ica
May 1 --- Labor Day National
May 1 - 7 --- Ritual Pilgrimage for the Snow Star Cusco
May 2 - 4 --- Alarcitas Handicrafts Fair Dia de Santa Cruz Puno
June 24 --- Inti Raymi (Festival of the Sun) (Winter Solstice) Cusco
July 16 --- Virgen del Carmen Paucartambo, near Cusco
July 28 - 29 --- Independence Day National
August 30 --- Saint Rose of Lima Lima
September 1 - 12 --- El Festival de la Virgen de Guadalupe Nazca
September 24 --- La Virgen de la Merced Puno
October 18 - 28 --- Senor de los Milagros (Procession of the Lord of the Miracles) Lima
December 8 --- Day of the Immacuate Conception National, Chivay