El Salvador has a total of 29 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.
Signing of the Peace Accords
Saturday, January 16, 2021 Signing of the Peace Accords is a observance in El Salvador
Women's Day
Monday, March 8, 2021 Women's Day is a observance in El Salvador
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in El Salvador (San Salvador)
National Day of Life, Peace and Justice
Friday, March 26, 2021 National Day of Life, Peace and Justice is a observance in El Salvador
Palm Sunday
Sunday, March 28, 2021 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 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.
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.
Cross Day
Monday, May 3, 2021 Cross Day is a observance in El Salvador
Soldiers' Day
Friday, May 7, 2021 Soldiers' Day is a observance in El Salvador
Mothers' Day
Monday, May 10, 2021 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Fathers' Day
Thursday, June 17, 2021 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in El Salvador (San Salvador)
Teachers' Day
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Teachers' Day is a observance in El Salvador
San Salvador Day 1 (S. Salvador only)
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
San Salvador Day 2 (S. Salvador only)
Thursday, August 5, 2021
Celebrations of San Salvador
Friday, August 6, 2021 Celebrations of San Salvador is a national holiday in El Salvador
Independence Day
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Independence Day is a national holiday in El Salvador
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in El Salvador (San Salvador)
Children's Day
Friday, October 1, 2021 Children's Day is a observance in El Salvador
Columbus Day
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Columbus Day is a observance in El Salvador
All Saints Day
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in El Salvador (San Salvador)
Christmas Eve
Friday, December 24, 2021 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 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.
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.