Festivals & Holidays

Sucre’s International Culture Festival

Every two years, artists from all over the world flock to Sucre to partake in a festival of multicultural artistic...

The Pujllay Festival of Tarabuco

Located in the Chuquisaca department, about 65 km east of Sucre, is a town famous not only for its vibrant open air market...

Bolivian Independence Day in Sucre

On the 6th of August, Bolivia celebrates its independence from the Spanish Empire. If you happen to be in the country on...

May 25th Celebrations – The First Cry for Freedom

May 25th holds a special significance for Sucre, and for Latin America as a whole. Over 200 years ago, on 25 May 1809,...

Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Sucre

Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is the week leading up to, but not including, Easter Sunday. The Christian holiday is observed...

Martes de Challa in Sucre

This post is part of our series: Carnaval in Sucre. The Tuesday after Carnaval goes by several names: Shrove Tuesday, Mardi...

Carnaval in Sucre: Comadres

This post is part of our series: Carnaval in Sucre. A week after the celebration of Compadres, Sucre celebrates its...

Carnaval Water Wars in Sucre

This post is part of our series: Carnaval in Sucre. One of the first signs you’ll see of the approach of Carnaval in...

Colors Festival in Pictures

Hi to everyone who made it out to the Colors Festival this weekend! We had a blast getting messy with you all! Here’s ...

Carnaval in Sucre: Compadres

This post is part of our series: Carnaval in Sucre. The lead-up to Carnaval in Sucre sees the celebration of a uniquely...
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