Cultural Agenda of Sucre, Bolivia

Annual cultural agenda of Sucre

If you require information about additional activities during the year, check the News on the Home page or contact the hotel.

January 1New YearPlaza 25 de MayoMidnight tattoo
January 6Epiphany, Three Kings' DayChurchesWorship dances
February 1Feast of the Virgin of CandelariaChurch of San Lázaro, Calvo streetReligious feast
February - March (movable date) from 1 week before till 1 week after Carnival weekendCarnival of SucrePlaza 25 de Mayo and other places in the HIstoric Center- Thursday of Surapata (Comadres)
- Folkloric parade of the Carnival of Yesteryear
- General parade
- Carnival of Yotala
March (third Sunday)Pujllay, Carnival de TarabucoVillage of TarabucoFolkloric dance parade, pucara
April (movable date)Holy WeekChurches, hill "Churuquella¨- Palm Sunday
- Holy Thursday -vigil on the hill "Churuquella", tour of the 14 stations, visit to the 14 churches
- Good Friday, procession of the "Holy Sepulcher"
- Holy Saturday mass at midnight
- Easter Sunday
April, in the Holy WeekBaroque Music FestivalCasa de la Libertad and Theatre of Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho- 4 days of concerts by local, national and international singers and musicians
May 25Civic AnniversaryPlaza 25 de MayoCivic feast, parades
May (around May 25th)Festival of the ChocolateHistoric CenterFair and exhibition
May - June (movable date)Corpus ChristiHistoric CenterReligious procession
June 24Saint John the Baptist, Feast of the Cross of PopayánHistoric CenterReligious feast
July 16Virgen del CarmenChapel of the RoundaboutMass, start of Alasita Miniatures Fair
July (movable dates, every two years)Biennial International Congress of the Association of Bolivian Studies AEBNational Archive and Library of Bolivia ABNB, House of Liberty and other places Conferences, round tables, book presentations and cultural activities
August 6National Feast of BoliviaCasa de la Libertad, Plaza 25 de MayoCivic parades
August (around August 6th)Integrarte - Indigenous Art FairVariable placesFair and exhibition
August 12Santa ClaraChurch of Santa Clara (in front of hotel Villa Antigua)Religious feast
August (movable dates)Human Rights Film FestivalCasa de la Libertad, National Archive and Library of Bolivia ABNB and other places Film festival, workshops, conferences
September (beginning, movable date)Patron feast of the Virgin of GuadalupeChapel of the Virgen of Guadalupe, Historic Center- Mass, procession
- Folkloric parade
November 1 and 2All SaintsGeneral CemetryVisit to the General Cemetry, “k’anchacus” or feast of souls
December 25ChristmasCathedral, churches(Mid)night masses