Uruguay 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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|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|
|The Three Wise Men Day
||Saturday||January 6||Common local holiday|
||Monday||February 12||Common local holiday|
Shrove Tuesday is a religious holiday that is on the day before Ash Wednesday. It is also known as the Tuesday of Carnival, which is a festive occasion among many cultures.
|Tuesday||February 13||Common local holiday|
Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
|Landing of the 33 orientals
||Monday||April 23||Common local 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|
|Battle of Las Piedras
|José Artigas´ Birthday Memorial
||Tuesday||June 19||Common local holiday|
||Wednesday||July 18||National holiday|
||Saturday||August 25||National holiday|
|All Saint´s Day
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.