Public Holidays in Chile in 2018

Chile List of national public holidays of Chile in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Friday March 30 Mar 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Saturday March 31 Mar 31 Holy Saturday
Tuesday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Sunday May 13 May 13 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 21 May 21 Navy Day Day of the Glories of the Chilean Navy
Sunday June 17 Jun 17 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday July 02 Jul 2 Saint Peter and Saint Paul Day Holiday Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Monday July 16 Jul 16 Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Wednesday August 15 Aug 15 Assumption Day Assumption of Mary
Monday September 17 Sep 17 Public Holiday Bridge Holiday
Tuesday September 18 Sep 18 Independence Day of Chile
Wednesday September 19 Sep 19 Army Day Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army
Monday October 15 Oct 15 Race Day Holiday Moved to Monday 15 October 2018
Thursday November 01 Nov 1 All Saints Day
Friday November 02 Nov 2 Reformation Day Moved to Friday 2 November 2018
Saturday December 08 Dec 8 Immaculate Conception Day Also known as Virgins Day
Tuesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Most modern Chilean holidays were enshrined in law on January 28, 1915.
  • Presidential elections, parliamentary and municipal elections and censuses are declared holidays.

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