El Salvador has a total of 27 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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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||January 1||National holiday|
|Signing of the Peace Accords
Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that commemorates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. It is also the start of Holy Week.
|National Day of Life, Peace and Justice
||Monday||March 26||National holiday|
Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
|Thursday||March 29||National holiday,Christian|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||March 30||National holiday,Christian|
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
|Saturday||March 31||National holiday,Christian|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
|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 celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
|Thursday||May 10||National holiday|
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
|Sunday||June 17||National holiday|
|Celebrations of San Salvador
||Monday||August 6||National holiday|
||Saturday||September 15||National holiday|
|All Saints Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
|Friday||November 2||National holiday|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||December 25||National holiday,Christian|
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.