Holiday Guide for Bolivia in 2019

Bolivia 2019
Bolivia
2019

Bolivia information

Coronavirus: Travel status Bolivia closed its borders to non-residents and suspended all international flights since March 17. All foreign nationals, except those on a diplomatic mission or with residency, are barred from entering the country. Bolivia Travel Guide

Population: 10.99m
Capital: Sucre
Calling Code: (591)
Time Zone: -4 UTC
Currency: Bolivian boliviano
Language: Spanish

Weather in Sucre

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Temperature: 25.55°c
Wind speed: 2.88kph
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Bolivia List of National Holidays in Bolivia in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Bolivia: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Plurinational State Foundation Day


Plurinational State Foundation Day

Bolivia: Known in Spanish as 'Día del Estado Plurinacional', it celebrates the adoption of a new constitution in 2010

Public Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Public Holiday

Oruro: Oruro regional holiday celebrated on the Friday before Ash Wednesday

Carnival Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Carnival Monday

Bolivia: The Carnival is an annual festival held in several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean in the days before Ash Wednesday

Carnival Tuesday


Carnival Tuesday

Bolivia: Carnival Tuesday, also known as Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday, takes place on the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent

Public Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Public Holiday

Tarija: The city of Tarija commemorates the Batalla de la Tablada which was fought on April 15th 1817.

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Bolivia: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Labour Day


Labour Day

Bolivia: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Chuquisaca Day


Chuquisaca Day

Chuquisaca: The Bolivian department of Chuquisaca celebrates a regional holiday on the anniversary of the first call for independence from Spain which took place on this day in 1809.

Corpus Christi


Corpus Christi

Bolivia: The Feast of Corpus Christi is a Catholic festival celebrated on the second Thursday after Whitsun

Andean New Year

 Long Weekend! 
Andean New Year

Bolivia: Traditional date of Aymara New Year and the winter solstice. Declared official holiday in 2010

La Paz day


La Paz day

La Paz: Commemorates the uprising against the Spanish that took place on this day in 1809.

Independence Day


Independence Day

Bolivia: This is Bolivia's National day. It commemorates independence from Spain in 1825

Cochabamba Day


Cochabamba Day

Cochabamba: The Day of the Cochabamba Department takes place on September 14th marking the second foundation of the city on that day in 1574.

Public Holiday


Public Holiday

Santa Cruz: Santa Cruz regional holiday celebrated on 24 September

Public Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Public Holiday

Pando: Pando regional holiday celebrated on 11 October

All Souls' Day


All Souls' Day

Bolivia: Dedicated to the remembrance of the departed. All Souls' Day follows All Saints' Day.

Public Holiday


Public Holiday

Potosí: Potosí regional holiday celebrated on 10 November

Public Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Public Holiday

El Beni: Beni regional holiday celebrated on 18 November

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Bolivia: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC