Top events in Bolivia

August
06

This lively public holiday celebrates the country’s independence from Spanish rule, declared on August 6, 1825. Patriotic parades fill streets...

August
15

One of the biggest national fiestas, the Fiesta of the Virgin of Urkupiña in Quillacollo attracts up to half a million visitors, many of whom take...

November
09

Día de las Ñatitas, or “Day of the Skulls” is a beautifully morbid tradition across Bolivia. Every November 9, members of the Aymara community...

Bolivia Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Additional holidays are observed by individual provinces and towns.

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
February
16
Carnival
Start date:
16 February 2015
End date:
17 February 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
June
04
Corpus Christi
Start date:
4 June 2015
August
06
Independence Day
Start date:
6 August 2015
November
01
All Saints' Day
Start date:
1 November 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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