Chile Festivals and Events
There are plenty of events taking place throughout the year that range from religious and cultural celebrations to film, dance and sporting events.
- Iquique Carnival
A lively and colourful event that takes place in the coastal town of Iquique, with impressive floats and parades and of course the choosing of a carnival queen. The event has no shortage of singing, dancing and general festivities... more about Iquique Carnival
- Grape Harvest Festival
An annual wine festival that celebrates the arrival of a fruitful grape harvest, the event is especially popular in Curico which is in the heart of wine making area just outside Santiago... more about the Grape Harvest Festival
- Lollapalooza Festival
This incredibly popular music festival has performances from international artists and takes place in the energetic city of Santiago... more about Lollapalooza
- Santiago Marathon
Not for the faint hearted this gruelling 42.195 kilometer race takes place within the bustling and energetic city of Santiago with runners from around the world taking part... more about Santiago Marathon
- National Rodeo Championships
A popular event for spectators this event takes place at the Medialuna Stadium in Rancagua.
During the rodeo you'll be able to enjoy watching Chilean horsemen show off their skills, as well as being able to enjoy some traditional Chilean food, beverages and music... more about National Rodeo Championships
Christian celebrations take place throughout Chile and during this religious celebration there are plenty of parades and Easter celebrations taking place often with plenty of traditional food and beverages widely available... more about Easter in Chile
- Navy Day
Dia de las Glorias Navales is an annual event in honour of the Battle of Iquique, which took place in 1879 between the Chilean Navy commanded by Arturo Pratt and the Peruvian Navy commanded by Miguel Grau during the War of the Pacific... more about Navy Day
- Fiesta de San Pedro
In the north of Chile in the town of San Pedro de Atacama, a religious festival in honour of Saint Peter takes place.
The event features plenty of festivities with processions through the town, singing, dancing and general merriment... more about Fiesta de San Pedro