You don't need a passport to enjoy this culinary trip to Peru. Sample some of the best authentic cuisine offered by local chefs, and immerse yourself in Peruvian culture.

One of the best ways to learn about a country is through its cuisine. Discover Peru by tasting your way through dozens of authentic dishes while enjoying traditional music and dance.

There is much more to Peruvian cuisine than roasted chicken and empanadas, so stop by and be a culinary explorer!

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Event Details

WHEN: Sunday, June 2, 2019 | 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: University of the District of Columbia | 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW | Washington, D.C.
TICKETS: $15 per person, $20 at the door | FREE for children under 10 | Available for purchase online here.
METRO: Take the Red Line to the Van Ness-UDC station.


How It Works

Tickets grant you admission to the festival and all of the live music and dance shows. Restaurants and food vendors will be set up to sell samples of traditional Peruvian food. Tasting portions will range from $3-$10, so bring cash with you.

Live music and dance demonstrations will be throughout the day, in the center of the festival space.


The VIP Experience

For $40 per person, a VIP ticket will grant you a no-wait admission, dedicated seating area with a private bar and ATM, and a raffle ticket. A VIP-only ceviche bar will be available for purchasing samples and each VIP gets one drink ticket for a Chilcano, Pisco Sour, or Cusqueña. Purchase VIP tickets online here.

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For more information, visit the event website. Spanish translations of updates and announcements can be found on the event Facebook page.

**All photos in this article are courtesy of Taste of Peru.

Are you going to the Taste of Peru this year? Which traditional dishes are you most excited to try? Let us know in the comments!