Holiday Guide for Puerto Rico in 2019

Puerto Rico 2019
Puerto Rico
2019

Puerto Rico information

Population: 3.47m
Capital: San Juan
Calling Code: (1787)
Time Zone: -4 UTC
Currency: United States dollar
Language: Spanish

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Puerto Rico List of National Holidays in Puerto Rico in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

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

Three King's Day


Three King's Day

Puerto Rico: A major Christian celebration. Epiphany commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the wise men

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 Long Weekend! 
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Puerto Rico: Each year on the third Monday of January, America honors the birth, life and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

President's Day

 Long Weekend! 
President's Day

Puerto Rico: The original version of the holiday was in commemoration of George Washington's birthday in 1796

National Heroes' Day

 Long Weekend! 
National Heroes' Day

Puerto Rico: This public holiday celebrates several key figures from Puerto Rico's history who all had their own public holiday

American Citizenship day


American Citizenship day

Puerto Rico: On 2 March 1917, President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the Jones-Shafroth Act, granting U.S. citizenship to residents of Puerto Rico

Emancipation Day

 Long Weekend! 
Emancipation Day

Puerto Rico: Marks the end of Slavery across the British Empire on August 1st 1834

Holy Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Holy Friday

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

Easter Sunday


Easter Sunday

Puerto Rico: On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Jesus Christ after his crucifixion

Memorial Day

 Long Weekend! 
Memorial Day

Puerto Rico: Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in military service for the United States

US Independence Day


US Independence Day

Puerto Rico: On July 4th 1776 the United States of America proclaimed its independence from England

Labor Day

 Long Weekend! 
Labor Day

Puerto Rico: This holiday is most commonly associated with a commemoration of the achievements of the labor movement

Columbus Day

 Long Weekend! 
Columbus Day

Puerto Rico: This national holiday commemorates the exact date when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the Americas

Veterans Day

 Long Weekend! 
Veterans Day

Puerto Rico: Observed on November 11th to recall the end of World War I on that date in 1918

Discovery Day


Discovery Day

Puerto Rico: On 19 November 1493 Columbus landed on Puerto Rico, naming it San Juan Bautista in honor of Saint John the Baptist

Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving

Puerto Rico: Fourth Thursday in November. Traditionally, this holiday celebrates the giving of thanks for the autumn harvest

Christmas Eve


Christmas Eve

Puerto Rico: Christmas Eve marks the culmination of the Advent period before Christmas that started on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Eve.

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

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