El Salvador has a total of 29 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 downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Signing of the Peace Accords
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Women's Day
Sunday, March 8, 2020
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020
National Day of Life, Peace and Justice
Thursday, March 26, 2020
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 5, 2020
Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday, April 10, 2020
Holy Saturday
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday, April 12, 2020
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Friday, May 1, 2020
Cross Day
Sunday, May 3, 2020
Soldiers' Day
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Mothers' Day
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Sunday, May 10, 2020
Fathers' Day
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Teachers' Day
Monday, June 22, 2020
San Salvador Day 1 (S. Salvador only)
Monday, August 3, 2020
San Salvador Day 2 (S. Salvador only)
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Celebrations of San Salvador
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Independence Day
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Children´s Day
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Columbus Day
Monday, October 12, 2020
All Saints Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Monday, November 2, 2020
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Thursday, December 24, 2020
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Friday, December 25, 2020
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Thursday, December 31, 2020