Colombia has a total of 38 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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|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|
||Monday||January 7||National holiday|
|Saint Joseph's Day
||Monday||March 25||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||April 18||National holiday,Christian|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||April 19||National holiday,Christian|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
|Day of Trees
|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 celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
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 celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Corpus Christi is a Christian feast in honor of the Holy Eucharist.
|Monday||June 24||National holiday|
||Monday||July 1||National holiday|
|Feast of Saint Peter and Saint Paul
||Monday||July 1||National holiday|
||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 is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
||Monday||October 14||National holiday|
Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
|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
|Eve of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception
|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 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.
|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.