June 29 has the locals celebrating with folk dancing, Mass, a procession of statues, a rodeo and modern dancing that gets rowdy by midnight.
Arica week is held in early June.
A folkloric dance festival in the Azapa Valley held each June.
Visitors get dragged into the fun during Putre's Carnaval in February. Scores of balloon-bombs filled with flour are pelted around, not to mention clouds of chaya (multicolored paper dots). Two noncompetitive groups…
Held in November; music and dancing are accompanied by dozens of stalls selling crafts, regional produce and tasty local dishes.
In early February, San Pedro celebrates with religious dances.
This traditional religious festival takes place on August 30.
Visitors in late January–early February witness blaring brass bands and dancing by traditional comparsas groups. The festival draws around 15,000 spectators during a three-day weekend, mostly happening on Av Comanda…
Takes place in February or March, depending on the date of Easter.