Public Holidays in Chile in 2016

Chile Upcoming Holidays in Chile

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This National holiday is in 16 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

New Years Day
New Years Day

1 January 2017 This National holiday is in 23 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Good Friday
Good Friday

14 April 2017 This National holiday is in 126 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Chile List of national public holidays of Chile in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Friday March 25 Mar 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Sunday May 08 May 8 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Saturday May 21 May 21 Navy Day Day of the Glories of the Chilean Navy
Sunday June 19 Jun 19 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Wednesday June 29 Jun 29 Saint Peter and Saint Paul Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Saturday July 16 Jul 16 Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Monday August 15 Aug 15 Assumption Day Assumption of Mary
Sunday September 18 Sep 18 Independence Day of Chile
Monday September 19 Sep 19 Army Day Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army
Wednesday October 12 Oct 12 Race Day Aniversario del Descubrimiento de America
Monday October 31 Oct 31 Reformation Day National holiday since 2008
Tuesday November 01 Nov 1 All Saints Day
Thursday December 08 Dec 8 Immaculate Conception Day Also known as Virgins Day
Sunday 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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