Argentina Upcoming Holidays in Argentina

Day of respect for cultural diversity
Day of the Races

9 October 2017 This National holiday is in 47 days. Honors Christopher Columbus, traditional discoverer of the Americas

Day of National Sovereignty
Day of National Sovereignty

27 November 2017 This National holiday is in 96 days. Anniversary of the 1845 Battle of Vuelta de Obligado

Immaculate Conception Day
Immaculate Conception Day

8 December 2017 This National holiday is in 107 days. It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was preserved from o...

Argentina List of national public holidays of Argentina in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday February 27 Feb 27 Carnival Monday Monday before Ash Wednesday
Tuesday February 28 Feb 28 Carnival Tuesday Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
Friday March 24 Mar 24 Truth and Justice Memorial Day Dia de la Memoria
Sunday April 02 Apr 2 Malvinas Day Veteran' s Day
Thursday April 13 Apr 13 Maundy Thursday International Catholic holiday (optional).The Thursday before Easter Sunday
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday International Catholic holiday
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Thursday May 25 May 25 May Day Revolution Anniversary of the First Independent Government in Buenos Aires
Saturday June 17 Jun 17 Martin Miguel de Guemes Day Celebrated since 2016
Sunday June 18 Jun 18 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Tuesday June 20 Jun 20 National Flag Day Commemorates the death of Manuel Belgrano
Sunday July 09 Jul 9 Independence Day Independence from Spain in 1816
Monday July 10 Jul 10 Public Holiday Public holiday as Independence Day is on a Sunday
Monday August 21 Aug 21 St Martins Day Third Monday in August
Monday October 09 Oct 9 Day of respect for cultural diversity Columbus Day. 2nd Monday in October
Sunday October 15 Oct 15 Mother's Day 3rd Sunday in October. Not a public holiday
Monday November 27 Nov 27 Day of National Sovereignty Fourth Monday in November
Friday December 08 Dec 8 Immaculate Conception Day Also known as Virgins Day
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • If the date falls on a Wednesday, the holiday is the preceding Monday. If it falls on a Thursday then the holiday is the following Monday.
  • If the holiday is on Tuesday, Monday is added as a holiday day. if the holiday is on Thursday, then Friday is granted as holiday.
  • The rules above can lead to a lot of annual Public holidays, but most Argentinians only get 10 vacation days, rising to 15 days if they have worked for more than 5 years in a company.

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