Religious in Tarija

Fiesta de Compadres

Two Thursdays before Carnaval, Tarija celebrates this unique fiesta with music, dancing and special basket tableaux constructed of bread known as bollus preñaus. Flowers, fruits, tubers, small cakes and other gifts …
Religious in Tarija

Fiesta de San Roque

This well-known festival gives thanks to the saint whose appearance supposedly marked the end of the plague and leprosy in the area. The main celebration doesn’t begin until the first Sunday of September and continu…
Religious in Tarija

Fiesta de las Flores

The annual Fiesta de las Flores is a religious celebration dedicated to the Virgin of Rosario. It begins with a procession, which sets off from the Iglesia de San Juan. Along the route, spectators shower participant…
Rodeo in Tarija

Rodeo Chapaco

In keeping with its gaucho heritage, Tarija stages an annual rodeo, beginning on the departmental holiday. Rodeo Chapaco includes all the standard cowboy events. To get there, take micro C from the center.