Colombia has a total of 34 holidays in 2019. 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
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday January 1 National holiday
Epiphany
Monday January 7 National holiday
Women´s Day
Friday March 8 Observance
Saint Joseph's Day
Monday March 25 National holiday
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 April 14 Observance,Christian
Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Thursday April 18 National holiday,Christian
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday April 19 National holiday,Christian
Easter Day
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 21 Observance,Christian
Language Day
Tuesday April 23 Observance
Secretaries' Day
Friday April 26 Observance
Children´s Day
Saturday April 27 Observance
Day of Trees
Monday April 29 Observance
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1 National holiday
Mother's Day
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Sunday May 12 Observance
Teacher´s Day
Wednesday May 15 Observance
Ascension Day
Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Monday June 3 National holiday
Father's Day
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Sunday June 16 Observance
Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi is a Christian feast in honor of the Holy Eucharist.
Monday June 24 National holiday
Sacred Heart
Monday July 1 National holiday
Feast of Saint Peter and Saint Paul
Monday July 1 National holiday
Independence Day
Saturday July 20 National holiday
Battle of Boyacá Day
Wednesday August 7 National holiday
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.
Monday August 19 National holiday
Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Saturday September 21 Observance
Columbus Day
Monday October 14 National holiday
Halloween
Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Thursday October 31 Observance
All Saints' Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Monday November 4 National holiday
Independence of Cartagena
Monday November 11 National holiday
Colombian Women's Day
Thursday November 14 Observance
Eve of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Saturday December 7 Observance
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Christian observance on December 8 each year.
Sunday December 8 National holiday
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 24 Observance
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday 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.
Tuesday December 31 Observance