El Salvador has a total of 28 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.
Signing of the Peace Accords
Thursday, January 16, 2020 Signing of the Peace Accords is a observance in El Salvador
Women's Day
Sunday, March 8, 2020 Women's Day is a observance in El Salvador
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in El Salvador (San Salvador)
Palm Sunday
Sunday, April 5, 2020 Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that commemorates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. It is also the start of Holy Week.
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 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Cross Day
Sunday, May 3, 2020 Cross Day is a observance in El Salvador
Soldiers' Day
Thursday, May 7, 2020 Soldiers' Day is a observance in El Salvador
Mothers' Day
Sunday, May 10, 2020 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Fathers' Day
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in El Salvador (San Salvador)
Teachers' Day
Monday, June 22, 2020 Teachers' Day is a season in El Salvador
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 Celebrations of San Salvador is a national holiday in El Salvador
Independence Day
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Independence Day is a national holiday in El Salvador
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in El Salvador (San Salvador)
Children's Day
Thursday, October 1, 2020 Children's Day is a observance in El Salvador
Columbus Day
Monday, October 12, 2020 Columbus Day is a observance in El Salvador
All Saints Day
Monday, November 2, 2020 Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in El Salvador (San Salvador)
Christmas Eve
Thursday, December 24, 2020 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
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.
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