Ecuador has a total of 20 holidays in 2020. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Carnival
Monday, February 24, 2020 Carnival is a national holiday in Ecuador
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Ecuador (Quito)
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 9, 2020 Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, April 10, 2020 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 11, 2020 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Labor Day / May Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
The Battle of Pichincha
Sunday, May 24, 2020 The Battle of Pichincha is a national holiday in Ecuador
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Ecuador (Quito)
Simón Bolívar's Birthday Memorial
Friday, July 24, 2020 Simón Bolívar's Birthday Memorial is a observance in Ecuador
Independence Day
Monday, August 10, 2020 Independence Day is a national holiday in Ecuador
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Ecuador (Quito)
Independence of Guayaquil
Friday, October 9, 2020 Independence of Guayaquil is a national holiday in Ecuador
All Soul's Day
Monday, November 2, 2020 All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.
Independence of Cuenca
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Independence of Cuenca is a national holiday in Ecuador
Foundation of Quito
Sunday, December 6, 2020 Foundation of Quito is a local holiday in Ecuador
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Ecuador (Quito)
Christmas Day
Friday, December 25, 2020 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Eve
Thursday, December 31, 2020 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.