El Salvador has a total of 29 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
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
Signing of the Peace Accords
Wednesday January 16
Women's Day
Friday March 8
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20
National Day of Life, Peace and Justice
Tuesday March 26
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
Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Thursday April 18
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday April 19
Holy Saturday
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Saturday April 20
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 21
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1
Cross Day
Friday May 3
Soldiers' Day
Tuesday May 7
Mothers' Day
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Friday May 10
Fathers' Day
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Monday June 17
June Solstice
Friday June 21
Teachers' Day
Saturday June 22
San Salvador Day 1 (S. Salvador only)
Saturday August 3
San Salvador Day 2 (S. Salvador only)
Monday August 5
Celebrations of San Salvador
Tuesday August 6
Independence Day
Sunday September 15
September Equinox
Monday September 23
Children´s Day
Tuesday October 1
Columbus Day
Saturday October 12
All Saints Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Saturday November 2
December Solstice
Sunday December 22
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 24
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday December 25
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 31