The Trujillo Spring Festival is a festival and cultural event that takes place in the Peruvian city of Trujillo, between the end of September and beginning of October each year. This spring festival is considered one of the most representative of Trujillo city and honors its nickname of City of the everlasting spring. This festival is also one of the largest in the country and attracts the attendance of thousands of tourists from around the planet. The main attraction of this festival is a traditional Corsican or spring parade, involving mainly beauty queens of Lions clubs across the continent; in the parade there's a competition in the decoration about spring allegory and to be honored with the award called the gold lion. It is organized by the Lions Club of Trujillo.
The first Trujillo spring festival was held in 1950, and since that time has been held each year with the presence of many visitors from all around the world. The organization is in charge of the Lions Club of Trujillo. The International Spring Festival was formalized by Supreme Decree No. 15 of May 31, 1961 and by Act of Congress No. 15621 of September 28, 1965 which Trujillo was appointed with the title of "Capital of Spring" for the first government of Fernando Belaunde Terry. In recent editions of the festival artistic presentations are made in various parts of the city. By the 61st International Spring Festival, through regional ordinance on September 30, 2011, in the province of Trujillo was declared a holiday.
During Trujillo spring festival in September and October there is peruvian paso contest. Trujillo is known and considered as the Cradle of the typical Peruvian Paso Horse as well as the Capital of Culture of Peru so as the Capital of the Marinera dance and as the city of the everlasting spring.