Public Holidays in Paraguay in 2016

Paraguay List of national public holidays of Paraguay in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 New Years Day
Tuesday March 01 Day of Heroes
Thursday March 24 Holy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
Friday March 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday March 27 Easter Day
Sunday May 01 Labour Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
Saturday May 14 Independence Day Holiday
Sunday May 15 Independence Day
Sunday June 12 Chaco Armistice Day End of the Chaco War
Monday August 15 Founding of Asunción
Monday October 03 Boqueron Battle Victory Day Moved to 3 October in 2016
Thursday December 08 Virgin of Caacupe Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day
Saturday December 31 Year End Bank Holiday Banks are closed


National Holiday


  • Some public holidays may be moved to a Monday to create long weekends.

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