Public Holidays in Colombia in 2016

Colombia Upcoming Holidays in Colombia

Immaculate Conception Day
Immaculate Conception Day

8 December 2016 This National holiday is in 6 days. It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This National holiday is in 23 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 30 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Colombia List of national public holidays of Colombia in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Año Nuevo
Monday January 11 Jan 11 Epiphany (observed) Día de los Reyes Magos
Monday March 21 Mar 21 St Josephs Day Día de San José. Monday after 19 March
Thursday March 24 Mar 24 Maundy Thursday
Friday March 25 Mar 25 Good Friday Viernes Santo
Sunday May 01 May 1 Labour Day Primero de Mayo
Sunday May 08 May 8 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 09 May 9 Ascension Day (observed) 40 days after Easter. Observed on following Monday
Monday May 30 May 30 Corpus Christi (observed) second Thursday after Whitsun. Observed on following Monday
Monday June 06 Jun 6 Sacred Heart Sagrado Corazón. Ten weeks and a day after Easter Sunday
Sunday June 19 Jun 19 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday July 04 Jul 4 Saint Peter and Saint Paul Monday on or after 29 Jun
Wednesday July 20 Jul 20 Declaration of Independence Key events related to Colombia's independence from Spain occurred on 20 July 1810
Sunday August 07 Aug 7 Battle of Boyacá A key battle in 1819 against the Spanish
Monday August 15 Aug 15 Assumption Day Assumption of Mary. Monday on or after 15 Aug
Monday October 17 Oct 17 Columbus Day Day of the Races
Monday November 07 Nov 7 All Saints Day (observed) Monday on or after 1 Nov
Monday November 14 Nov 14 Independence of Cartagena On 11 Nov 1811, Cartagena declared independence from Spain
Thursday December 08 Dec 8 Immaculate Conception Day Inmaculada Concepción
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Navidad


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday

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