Ecuador has a total of 23 holidays in 2023. 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
Sunday, January 1, 2023 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Day off for New Year's Day
Monday, January 2, 2023 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Carnival
Monday, February 20, 2023 Carnival is a national holiday in Ecuador
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Ecuador (Quito)
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 6, 2023 Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, April 7, 2023 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 8, 2023 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 9, 2023 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Labor Day / May Day
Monday, May 1, 2023 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
The Battle of Pichincha
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 The Battle of Pichincha is a national holiday in Ecuador
Day off for The Battle of Pichincha
Friday, May 26, 2023 The Battle of Pichincha is a national holiday in Ecuador
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Ecuador (Quito)
Simón Bolívar's Birthday Memorial
Monday, July 24, 2023 Simón Bolívar's Birthday Memorial is a observance in Ecuador
Independence Day
Thursday, August 10, 2023 Independence Day is a national holiday in Ecuador
Day off for Independence Day
Friday, August 11, 2023 Independence Day is a national holiday in Ecuador
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Ecuador (Quito)
Independence of Guayaquil
Monday, October 9, 2023 Independence of Guayaquil is a national holiday in Ecuador
All Souls' Day
Thursday, November 2, 2023 All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.
Independence of Cuenca
Friday, November 3, 2023 Independence of Cuenca is a national holiday in Ecuador
Foundation of Quito
Wednesday, December 6, 2023 Foundation of Quito is a local holiday in Ecuador
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Ecuador (Quito)
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2023 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Eve
Sunday, December 31, 2023 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.