In early April, the Campeonato Nacional de Rodeo takes place at the Medialuna Monumental de Rancagua. At night, traditional Chilean cueca dances are held and the Plaza de los Héroes hosts a market of regional foods …
Santa Cruz celebrates the grape harvest each March with this lively festival. Local wineries set up stands in the Plaza de Armas, a harvest queen is crowned, and there is singing and folk dancing all round.
This four-day harvest festival livens up Curicó with folk music, beauty pageants and plenty of wine tasting. Most events take place in and around the Plaza de Armas.
One of Chile's biggest folk festivals takes over this small town in mid-January. Come for traditional music, food and crafts.