As each year Arequipa celebrates its foundation anniversary with the Corso de la Amistad, the Friendship Parade, on August 15.
The Corso is a huge daylong parade consisting of folkloric dancers, traditional costumes, marching bands and a wide variety of floats. Expect as well lots of fun, a happy atmosphere and great local food and drinks.
Friendship Parade in Arequipa 2017 – Corso de la Amistad
When: August 15, 2017 starting at 09.00 am
Where: along Av. Mariscal Castilla and Av. Independencia