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 is celebrated on January 6th and commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the Magi, or three wise men. In some countries, it may be known as Three Kings Day.

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 November 19th 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