Uruguay has a total of 25 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
The Three Wise Men Day
Sunday January 6
Carnival / Shrove Monday
Monday March 4
Carnival / Shrove Tuesday
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 March 5
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20
Tourism Week Holiday (Day 1)
Monday April 15
Tourism Week Holiday (Day 2)
Tuesday April 16
Tourism Week Holiday (Day 3)
Wednesday April 17
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
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 21
Landing of the 33 orientals
Monday April 22
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1
Battle of Las Piedras
Saturday May 18
José Artigas´ Birthday Memorial
Wednesday June 19
June Solstice
Friday June 21
Constitution Day
Thursday July 18
Independence Day
Sunday August 25
September Equinox
Monday September 23
Day of cultural diversity
Saturday October 12
All Souls' 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