Top events in Chile

February
09

This festival is located in Valdivia and celebrates the founding of the city. It is mainly made up of maritime competitions and activities. One...

March
01

Also known as Fiesta de la Vendimia, this festival celebrates both the grape harvest and the end of summer. The first part entails a religious...

March
30

This is an important holiday across the whole country, when many shops close down and the streets are filled with parades, floats, and delicious...

Chile Public Holidays

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

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
26
Holy Saturday
Start date:
26 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
21
Navy Day
Start date:
21 May 2016
June
29
Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Start date:
29 June 2016

If this holiday falls on a day other than Saturday, Sunday or Monday, the holiday is usually held on the nearest Monday.

August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2016
September
05
National Unity Day
Start date:
5 September 2016
September
18
Independence Day
Start date:
18 September 2016
September
19
Army Day
Start date:
19 September 2016
October
12
Discovery of Two Worlds Day
Start date:
12 October 2016

If this holiday falls on a day other than Saturday, Sunday or Monday, the holiday is usually held on the nearest Monday.

November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2016
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
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