Arequipa Local Events
One of the best times to visit Arequipa is during the celebration of one the popular festivals, celebrations and seasonal events in Arequipa. The Arequipa Founding Day is a particularly special occasion celebrated in mid-August with kaleidoscopic processions, the pulsing beat of Peruvian music, dancing, beauty pageants and sporting activities. Take a look below to find out the latest details and news about upcoming Arequipa events!
The day of independence in Peru is undoubtedly the most important patriotic celebration held in the country.
The festival of Carnival is a great tradition in Arequipa even though no one knows exactly when it began.
This is the religious festival, which recalls the last days of Jesus' life.
The Pilgrimage to the Santuario de Chapi is one of the most important events in the city of Arequipa. The Virgen de Chapi is the main religious figure of Arequipa.
The FestiOrgánico is the first organic festival in Peru with organic products in the categories of vegetables, fruits, dairy, grains, and meat produced by local farmers.