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November
01

All Saints’ Day, also known as the Day of the Dead in some countries, is celebrated throughout the continent on 1 November. It commemorates the...

November
14

An indulgence in being shallow, the annual National Beauty Contest takes place in the stunning Caribbean coast city of Cartagena. Colombia is...

December
01

Despite being mainly a family affair, there are a few events taking place in Bogotá in December to celebrate Christmas. Over 60 artisans make up...

Colombia Public Holidays

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

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2015
March
25
St Joseph's Day
Start date:
25 March 2015

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

April
02
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
2 April 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
May
14
Ascension Day
Start date:
14 May 2015
June
04
Corpus Christi
Start date:
4 June 2015
June
15
Sagrado Corazon (Sacred Heart Day)
Start date:
15 June 2015

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

June
29
Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Start date:
29 June 2015

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

July
20
Independence Day
Start date:
20 July 2015
August
07
Battle of Boyacá
Start date:
7 August 2015
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2015
October
12
Día de la Raza
Start date:
12 October 2015
November
01
All Saints' Day
Start date:
1 November 2015
November
11
Independence of Cartagena City
Start date:
11 November 2015

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

December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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