Public Holidays in Dominican Republic in 2016

Dominican Republic List of National Public holidays of Dominican Republic in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 04 Epiphany (observed) Moved to Monday before Epiphany
Thursday January 21 Lady of Altagracia
Monday January 25 Juan Pablo Duarte Day (observed)
Saturday February 27 Independence Day Autonomy from Haiti in 1844
Friday March 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday March 27 Easter Day
Monday May 02 Labor Day moved to Monday 2 May
Thursday May 26 Corpus Christi second Thursday after Whitsun
Sunday May 29 Mother's Day Last Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Sunday July 31 Father's Day Last Sunday in July. Not a public holiday
Tuesday August 16 Restoration Day
Saturday September 24 Our Lady of Mercedes Day
Sunday November 06 Constitution Day
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Some holidays may be moved to the closest Monday to create long weekends

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