Cape Verde has a total of 16 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
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday January 1 National holiday
Democracy Day
Sunday January 13 National holiday
Heroes' Day
Sunday January 20 National holiday
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20 Season
Labour Day
Wednesday May 1 National holiday
Mother's Day
Sunday May 12 Observance
Children's Day
Saturday June 1 National holiday
Father's Day
Sunday June 16 Observance
June Solstice
Friday June 21 Season
Independence Day
Friday July 5 National holiday
Assumption of Mary
Thursday August 15 National holiday
National Day
Thursday September 12 National holiday
September Equinox
Monday September 23 Season
All Saints' Day
Friday November 1 National holiday
December Solstice
Sunday December 22 Season
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