Holiday Guide for Peru in 2019

Peru 2019
Peru
2019

Peru information

Population: 31.49m
Capital: Lima
Calling Code: (51)
Time Zone: -5 UTC
Currency: Peruvian sol
Language: Spanish

Weather in Lima

Summary: Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
Temperature: 19.47°c
Wind speed: 3.53kph
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Peru List of National Holidays in Peru in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Peru: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Maundy Thursday


Maundy Thursday

Peru: Also Known as Holy Thursday, Maundy Thursday commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Peru: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Labour Day


Labour Day

Peru: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Saint Peter and Saint Paul


Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Peru: The day commemorates the martyrdom of two saints, the two great Apostles, Saint Peter and St. Paul

Independence Day


Independence Day

Peru: Marks the declaration of independence from Spain in 1821

Independence Day Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Independence Day Holiday

Peru: A day to honour the armed forces and the National Police of Peru

Santa Rosa de Lima

 Long Weekend! 
Santa Rosa de Lima

Peru: Commemorates Saint Rose of Lima who died on August 24th 1617. Rose of Lima is the patron saint of Peru and the indigenous natives of Latin America

Battle of Angamos


Battle of Angamos

Peru: The Battle of Angamos holiday in Peru is always celebrated on October 8th and marks the commemoration of a naval battle with Chile that took place in 1879.

All Saints' Day

 Long Weekend! 
All Saints' Day

Peru: Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

Immaculate Conception Day


Immaculate Conception Day

Peru: It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was preserved from original sin all of her life

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Peru: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC