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December
25

Cali’s most important event of the year, the Cali Fair takes place in celebration of the region’s particular cultural identity, which means that...

January
02

In celebration of times gone by, the Carnival of Blacks and Whites recalls the time when black slaves would celebrate and their masters would...

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...

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
June
29
Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Start date:
29 June 2016

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

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

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2017
March
25
St Joseph's Day
Start date:
25 March 2017
April
13
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
13 April 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
25
Ascension Day
Start date:
25 May 2017
June
15
Corpus Christi
Start date:
15 June 2017
June
25
Sagrado Corazon (Sacred Heart Day)
Start date:
25 June 2017
July
03
Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Start date:
3 July 2017
July
20
Independence Day
Start date:
20 July 2017
August
07
Battle of Boyacá
Start date:
7 August 2017
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2017
October
12
Día de la Raza
Start date:
12 October 2017
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2017
November
11
Independence of Cartagena City
Start date:
11 November 2017
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
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