Public Holidays in Dominican Republic in 2017

Dominican Republic List of National Public holidays of Dominican Republic in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Friday January 06 Epiphany
Saturday January 21 Lady of Altagracia
Thursday January 26 Juan Pablo Duarte Day Birthday of one of the founding fathers of the Dominican Republic
Monday February 27 Independence Day Autonomy from Haiti in 1844
Friday April 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 16 Easter Day
Monday May 01 Labor Day
Sunday May 28 Mother's Day Last Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday June 15 Corpus Christi Second Thursday after Whitsun
Sunday July 30 Father's Day Last Sunday in July. Not a public holiday
Wednesday August 16 Restoration Day
Sunday September 24 Our Lady of Mercedes Day
Monday November 06 Constitution Day 6 November - may be moved to Monday or Friday
Monday 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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