Holiday Guide for Chile in 2019

Chile 2019
Chile
2019

Chile information

Population: 18.19m
Capital: Santiago
Calling Code: (56)
Time Zone: -4 UTC
Currency: Chilean peso
Language: Spanish

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Chile List of National Holidays in Chile in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

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

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

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

Holy Saturday


Holy Saturday

Chile: Day before Easter and the last day of Holy Week. Commemorates the day that Jesus Christ's body lay in the tomb

Labour Day


Labour Day

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

Navy Day


Navy Day

Chile: Commemorates the Battle of Iquique in 1879 and the bravery of Captain Prat

Saints Peter and Paul's Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Saints Peter and Paul's Day (in lieu)

Chile: The day commemorates the martyrdom of two saints, the two great Apostles, Saint Peter and St. Paul

Our Lady of Mount Carmel


Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Chile: Replaced Corpus Christi in 2007. Our Lady of Carmel is Mary, mother of Jesus. Carmel is a mountain in Northern Israel, where the Carmelite order was founded in the Twelfth century

Assumption Day


Assumption Day

Chile: The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

Independence Day


Independence Day

Chile: On September 18th 1810, Chile broke from Spanish rule, declaring their independence. The Spanish had ruled Chile since the middle of the Sixteenth Century

Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army


Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army

Chile: September 19th, the day after Independence Day is also a national holiday in Chile. It is effectively the grand finale of the Independence celebrations

Race Day


Race Day

Chile: Honors the indigenous people of the Americas on the date when Columbus first set foot in the Americas

Reformation Day


Reformation Day

Chile: Est. in 2008. Celebrated on Oct 31, but moved to the preceding Friday if it falls on a Tuesday, or to the following Friday if it falls on a Wednesday

All Saints' Day

 Long Weekend! 
All Saints' Day

Chile: Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

Immaculate Conception Day


Immaculate Conception Day

Chile: It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was preserved from original sin all of her life

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

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

Notes

  • Most modern Chilean holidays were enshrined in law on January 28, 1915.