Public Holidays in Uruguay in 2015

Uruguay List of National Public holidays of Uruguay in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Año Nuevo
Tuesday January 06 Jan 6 Childrens Day Epiphany. Banks and Government only
Monday February 16 Feb 16 Carnival Carnaval
Tuesday February 17 Feb 17 Carnival Carnaval
Sunday March 01 Mar 1 Presidential Inauguration Day Every five years
Monday March 30 Mar 30 Bank Holiday Semana de Turismo. Banks and Government only
Tuesday March 31 Mar 31 Bank Holiday Semana de Turismo. Banks and Government only
Wednesday April 01 Apr 1 Bank Holiday Semana de Turismo. Banks and Government only
Thursday April 02 Apr 2 Maundy Thursday Semana de Turismo
Friday April 03 Apr 3 Good Friday Semana de Turismo
Sunday April 19 Apr 19 Landing of the 33 Patriots Day Desembarco de los 33 Orientales
Friday May 01 May 1 Labour Day Día de los Trabajadores
Monday May 18 May 18 Battle of Las Piedras Batalla de las Piedras. Banks and Government only
Friday June 19 Jun 19 Artigas' Birthday Never Again Day
Saturday July 18 Jul 18 Constitution Day Marks the promulgation of the First Constitution of Uruguay in 1830
Tuesday August 25 Aug 25 Independence day Independence from the Empire of Brazil in 1825
Monday October 12 Oct 12 Day of the Races Batlle of Sarandi day
Monday November 02 Nov 2 All Souls Day Día de los Muertos. Banks and Government only
Friday December 25 Dec 25 Day of the Family Christmas


National Holiday Government/Public Sector


  • Even though the same dates for several Christian holidays are observed, Uruguay has observed a secular holiday calendar since 1919

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