Festivities and Parades

Heir to both native and European cultures, Peru upholds a variety of festivals, events and traditions that make up its cultural heritage. A never-ending series of events throughout the year bring bright colors and flavors to everyday life.

From vibrant dances to profound religious acts of devotion, these Peruvian Holidays and festivals, fill Peru with passion and happiness.

From vibrant dances to profound religious acts of devotion, these Peruvian Holidays and festivals, fill Peru with passion and happiness.

The following selection represents the main festivities in Cusco listed in order of importance:

  • Inti Raymi - June 24th
  • Corpus Christi - June
  • Virgen del Carmen, Paucartambo - July 15th - 18th
  • Qoyllur Rit'i - June
  • Santuranticuy Fair - December 24th
  • Lord of the Earthquakes - Easter, between the 2nd half of March 1st week of April
  • Seņor de Huanca - September 14th