Top events in Colombia

February
18

Known for being the most important celebration of folklore in Colombia, Barranquilla’s Carnaval attracts people from all over the country and even...

March
11

Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro is one of the biggest theatre festivals in the world. It draws actors from 45 countries and includes a colourful...

April
01

Easter week is a big deal in Catholic countries, and Colombia is no different: the days are filled with masses, music and ostentatious religious...

Colombia 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
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2016
March
24
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
24 March 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
25
St Joseph's Day
Start date:
25 March 2016

When this holiday does not fall on a Monday, it is observed the following Monday.

May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
05
Ascension Day
Start date:
5 May 2016
May
26
Corpus Christi
Start date:
26 May 2016
July
20
Independence Day
Start date:
20 July 2016
August
07
Battle of Boyacá
Start date:
7 August 2016
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2016
October
12
Día de la Raza
Start date:
12 October 2016
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2016
November
11
Independence of Cartagena City
Start date:
11 November 2016

When this holiday does not fall on a Monday, it is observed the following Monday.

December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
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