Venezuela has a total of 33 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||National 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||National holiday|
|Saint Joseph´s Day
||Monday||March 19||National holiday|
Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that commemorates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. It is also the start of Holy Week.
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|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
|Declaration of Independence
||Thursday||April 19||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|
Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
|Thursday||May 10||Common local holiday|
Corpus Christi is a Christian feast in honor of the Holy Eucharist.
|Thursday||May 31||Common local holiday|
||Sunday||June 24||National holiday|
|Saint Peter and Saint Paul
||Friday||June 29||National holiday|
||Thursday||July 5||National holiday|
|Simón Bolívar´s Birthday
||Tuesday||July 24||National holiday|
|National Guard´s Day
|Assumption of Mary
The feast day of the Assumption of Mary, also known as Assumption Day, is the principal feast day of the Virgin Mother Mary, according to Christian tradition. It is celebrated annually on or around August 15 although some countries celebrate the day at other times of the year.
|Wednesday||August 15||National holiday|
|Our Lady of Coromoto
|Indigenous Resistance´s Day
||Friday||October 12||National holiday|
|All Saints Day
||Thursday||November 1||National holiday|
|All Soul´s Day
All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.
|Feast of the Immaculate Conception
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Christian observance on December 8 each year.
|Saturday||December 8||Common local holiday|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||December 24||National holiday,Christian|
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.
|Monday||December 31||National holiday|