Ecuador has a total of 26 holidays in 2021. 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
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Carnival
Monday, February 15, 2021 Carnival is a national holiday in Ecuador
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Ecuador (Quito)
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 1, 2021 Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 3, 2021 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 4, 2021 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Day off for Labor Day / May Day
Friday, April 30, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Labor Day / May Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
The Battle of Pichincha
Monday, May 24, 2021 The Battle of Pichincha is a national holiday in Ecuador
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Ecuador (Quito)
Simón Bolívar's Birthday Memorial
Saturday, July 24, 2021 Simón Bolívar's Birthday Memorial is a observance in Ecuador
Day off for Independence Day
Monday, August 9, 2021 Day off for Independence Day is a national holiday in Ecuador
Independence Day
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Independence Day is a observance in Ecuador
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Ecuador (Quito)
Day off for Independence of Guayaquil
Friday, October 8, 2021 Independence of Guayaquil is a national holiday in Ecuador
Independence of Guayaquil
Saturday, October 9, 2021 Independence of Guayaquil is a national holiday in Ecuador
Day off for Independence of Cuenca
Monday, November 1, 2021 Day off for Independence of Cuenca is a national holiday in Ecuador
All Souls' Day
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.
Independence of Cuenca
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Independence of Cuenca is a observance in Ecuador
Foundation of Quito
Monday, December 6, 2021 Foundation of Quito is a local holiday in Ecuador
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Ecuador (Quito)
Day off for Christmas Day
Friday, December 24, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Day off for New Year's Day
Friday, December 31, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Eve
Friday, December 31, 2021 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.