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Public Holidays in Uruguay in 2017

Uruguay Upcoming Public Holidays in Uruguay

Day of the Family
Christmas Holiday

26 December 2016 This National holiday is in 21 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 27 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Carnival
Carnival

27 February 2017 This National holiday is in 84 days. The streets of Rio de Janeiro erupt with colour and noise as Carnival ushers in the Eas...

Uruguay List of National Public holidays of Uruguay in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Año Nuevo
Friday January 06 Jan 6 Childrens Day Epiphany. Banks and Government only
Monday February 27 Feb 27 Carnival Carnaval
Tuesday February 28 Feb 28 Carnival Carnaval
Monday April 10 Apr 10 Bank Holiday Semana de Turismo. Banks and Government only
Tuesday April 11 Apr 11 Bank Holiday Semana de Turismo. Banks and Government only
Wednesday April 12 Apr 12 Bank Holiday Semana de Turismo. Banks and Government only
Thursday April 13 Apr 13 Maundy Thursday Semana de Turismo
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Semana de Turismo
Wednesday April 19 Apr 19 Landing of the 33 Patriots Day Desembarco de los 33 Orientales
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day Día de los Trabajadores
Thursday May 18 May 18 Battle of Las Piedras Batalla de las Piedras. Banks and Government only
Monday June 19 Jun 19 Artigas' Birthday Never Again Day
Tuesday July 18 Jul 18 Constitution Day Marks the promulgation of the First Constitution of Uruguay in 1830
Friday August 25 Aug 25 Independence day Independence from the Empire of Brazil in 1825
Thursday October 12 Oct 12 Day of the Races Batlle of Sarandi day
Thursday November 02 Nov 2 All Souls Day Día de los Muertos. Banks and Government only
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Day of the Family Christmas

Key

National Holiday Government/Public Sector

Notes

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

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