Public Holidays in Dominican Republic in 2018

Dominican Republic Upcoming Holidays in Dominican Republic

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This National holiday is in 35 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2019 This National holiday is in 42 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Epiphany (observed)
Epiphany (observed)

7 January 2019 This National holiday is in 48 days. A major Christian celebration. Epiphany commemorates the presentation of the infant Jes...

Dominican Republic List of National Public holidays of Dominican Republic in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Monday January 08 Epiphany (observed) Probable on Monday after Epiphany
Sunday January 21 Lady of Altagracia
Monday January 29 Juan Pablo Duarte Day Birthday of one of the founding fathers of the Dominican Republic
Tuesday February 27 Independence Day Autonomy from Haiti in 1844
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 01 Easter Day
Tuesday May 01 Labor Day
Sunday May 27 Mother's Day Last Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 31 Corpus Christi second Thursday after Whitsun
Sunday July 29 Father's Day Last Sunday in July. Not a public holiday
Thursday August 16 Restoration Day
Monday September 24 Our Lady of Mercedes Day
Monday November 05 Constitution Day Holiday
Tuesday 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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