These are the public holidays for all of Peru. There are also many regional holidays such as the Festival of San Juan in Iquitos.
Saturday, January 1, New Year’s;
Thursday, April 21, Holy Thursday;
Friday, April 22, Good Friday;
Sunday, May 1, Labor Day;
Wednesday, June 29, Saint Peter and Saint Paul’s Day;
Thursday, July 28, Independence Day;
Friday, July 29, Independence Day;
Tuesday, August 30, Saint Rose of Lima Day;
Saturday, October 8, Navy Day;
Tuesday, November 1, All Saint’s Day;
Thursday, December 8, Immaculate Conception;
Sunday, December 25, Christmas;
Peru Holiday’s 2011
Bill Grimes is president of Dawn on the Amazon Tours.