Route of the traditional festivities, carnivals and festivals held in Chile during the summer.

Large and colorful carnivals, film festivals, weeks dedicated to classical music, food fairs and ancestral sports competitions are some of the scenarios that give life to our country during the summer holidays .

Find out below what are the cultural parties that are celebrated from north to south during the month of February.

  • Carnival with the Force of the Sun (From February 15th to 17th)

The traditional dances of the Chilean, Peruvian, Bolivian and Afro-descendant highlands take the streets of the city of Arica in February. More than 10 thousand dancers spread over 62 troupes fill the city with joy and color with music, dances and extravagant costumes.

  • La Serena: La Serena Festival (February 3rd and 4th)

 Festival de La Serena is one of the most important festivals in the north of the country and the only free one that highlights 100 percent national music. This year, Los Vásquez, Los Tres and Joe Vasconcellos will be performing on stage.

  • Fiesta Tapati - Rapa Nui (February 1st to 16th)

During the Tapati, the Rapa Nui people pay homage to their ancestors and their culture through sports competitions, cultural events and music. This is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated events for locals, Chileans and tourists visiting the country.

  • Gastronomic Fair of Puerto Saavedra (from February 1st to 3rd)

More than 80 exhibitors meet in Puerto Saavedra to offer their best dishes of seafood, fish, meat, empanadas and craft beers in order to diversify the gastronomic offer of the coast. With live music and an environment full of activities and beautiful places to meet, it is the ideal opportunity to get to know the tourist attractions of southern Chile.  

  • Lebu Film Festival (from February 15th to 21)

In Cañete, Concepción, one of the most anticipated events in Araucanía takes place. Movie lovers in the region look forward to the event that offers its national and international exhibitors, a space for dissemination of their works.

  • Route of the Traditions in Puerto Montt

From the beginning of January until the end of February the commune of Puerto Montt offers a variety of summer celebrations that include gastronomy, typical games, gastronomy and other activities in different points of the region.

  • Musical Weeks of Frutillar (January 27th to February 5th)

For more than 50 years now, the beautiful city of Frutillar  has hosted one of the oldest cultural events in Chile. National and international artistic groups of learned music are presented at the Teatro del Lago, a building of architectural beauty surpassed only by its privileged view and location.

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