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Events – Feasts and Festivals in Lima Peru

Feasts and Festivals in Lima are artistic, cultural, religious, gastronomical, artistic and sport related. Periodically the main streets of Lima are filled with parades, fireworks, regional dancers, the procession of Lord of Miracles and presentation of many musical events with celebrities joining in with international singers.

Dakar Rally 2015

January 5

The Dakar 2013 started in Lima, Peru and ended Jan 20 in at La Moneda Palace in Santiago, Chile, the next participation in this amazing rally is in 2015.

Chilcano Week Festival 2014

Jan 11-17
Chilcano Week is celebrated in restaurants, bars and street festivals. One of the most anticipated events of the year can be enjoyed with Peru’s favorite cocktails- Pisco Sours & Chilcano. This week you can find fabulous offers and promotions in different places.

Lima Founding Anniversary 2014

Cercado de Lima
Jan 17-18
Delegations from thirteen countries will come from Asia, Africa, Europe, Oceania and America. The shows will be held outdoors in a scenario that will be installed in the main square of Nazca city whose provincial municipality sponsors cultural activity.

Easter Week

Cusco Mar 24-31
Religious processions, parades, street dancers, parties and floats fill the streets of Lima all week long.

Peru Gift Show

April 26- 28
Peru Fair which offers a wide selection of high quality crafts, gifts and decorations handmade in Peru.

Nuit Blanche 2014

May 20
Multidisciplinary activities among which more than a hundred works of Peruvian and European artists, footrace, parades, concerts of electronic music, video projected on buildings, facilities, and a thousand feet of paint that will tour all Larco Avenue.

X Fair Museums 2014

Exposition Park – Lima
May 18-19.
There will be workshops and more than 35 museums that showcase their parts and services they offer. The event is free from 10 am to 6 pm on July 28th Avenue, downtown Lima.

Fiestas Patrias holydays

JULY 28-29
Commemoration of the Independence of Peru. Parades, civic ceremonies and displays of military personnel.

St. Rose of Lima

August 30
Santa Rosa de Lima was declared by the Vatican “Patroness of the Americas and the Philippines”. Her shrine in downtown Lima is visited by faithful who go in search of a miracle. On this day it is customary to visit the chapel built in her honor and drop letters into her fountain.

“Mistura 2014” Festival

Jesús María – Lima
Sep 06-15.
Peru’s finest cuisine and flagship products are on display and for sale by various vendors from all over the country who come to the capital this week. Cooking exhibitions from Peru’s best chefs, dance troupes, parades and lots of beer dominate Lima each year at this time.

Purple Month – Lord of Miracles

October 18.
The largest Catholic procession of America carries Christ through the streets of Lima accompanied by a procession of thousands of faithful who wear purple habits.

Festival of Music and Gastronomy

Oct 29- Nov 01
Reserve Park – Magic Water Circuit – Lima

All Saints Day Celebration

Nov 01.
People flock to cemeteries to care for plots of loved ones, drink beer, eat and spend time together. Mausoleums and graves are cleaned and decorated by relatives.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Holyday

Dec 24.
Christmas Eve in Peru lights up at midnight with whole cities participating in shooting off fireworks until very late.


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