Public Holidays in Chile in 2018

Chile List of national public holidays of Chile in 2018

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


National Holiday Regional 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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