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Peru Holidays and Festivals

More Holidays & Festivities

Date Holiday Festival Location
January 1 Año Nuevo
New Year
February 2 Virgen de la Candelaria Puno
February or March Carnaval National
March or April Semana Santa National, but most famous in Ayacucho
May 1 Dia de los Trabajadores
Labor Day
May 2-4 Alarcitas Handicrafts Fair
Dia de Santa Cruz
June Corpus Cristi National
June 24 Inti Rayni Cuzco
June 29 San Pedro y San Pablo National
July 16 La Virgen del Carmen Various locales near Cuzco
July 28 - 29 Fiestas Patrias
Independence Celebrations
August 30 Santa Rosa de Lima Lima
September 24 La Virgen de la Merced Puno
October 8 Batalla de Angamos National
October 18 El Señor de los Milagros Lima
November 1 Dia de Todos los Santos
All Saints Day
November 2 Dia de los Muertos
All Souls Day
November 5 Puno Day Puno
December 8 Dia de la Purísima Concepción
Immaculate Conception
December 25 Navidad
Christmas Day

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