Cuba has a total of 22 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Weekday Date Type
Liberation Day
Monday January 1 National holiday
New Year Day
Tuesday January 2 National holiday
Epiphany
Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus; and Jesus’ baptism.
Saturday January 6 Observance
José Martí´s Birthday Memorial
Sunday January 28 Observance
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday March 11 Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
March Equinox
Tuesday March 20 Season
Palm Sunday
Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that commemorates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. It is also the start of Holy Week.
Sunday March 25 Observance,Christian
Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Thursday March 29 Observance,Christian
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday March 30 National holiday
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Tuesday May 1 National holiday
Mother´s Day
Sunday May 13 Observance
Independence Day
Sunday May 20 Observance
June Solstice
Thursday June 21 Season
Revolution Anniversary
Wednesday July 25 National holiday
Day of the Rebellion
Thursday July 26 National holiday
Revolution Anniversary Celebration
Friday July 27 National holiday
September Equinox
Sunday September 23 Season
Beginning of the War of Independence
Wednesday October 10 National holiday
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday November 4 Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
December Solstice
Friday December 21 Season
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 25 National holiday
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday December 31 National holiday