Top events in Dominican Republic

November
15

The annual Global Dominican Film Festival takes place in November in cities across the Dominican Republic. The festival provides a platform for...

February
01

Experience the effervescent sights, sounds and smells of the Dominican carnival during the month of February. While carnival celebrations are...

February
05

La Vega Carnival celebrates the Dominican Republic's African heritage in the country's most famous carnival every Sunday in February. The carnival...

Dominican Republic Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

Some holidays falling midweek are observed on the closest Monday.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2014
January
21
Lady of Altagracia Day
Start date:
21 January 2014
January
26
Duarte Day
Start date:
26 January 2014
February
27
Independence Day
Start date:
27 February 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
June
19
Corpus Christi
Start date:
19 June 2014
August
16
Restoration Day
Start date:
16 August 2014
September
24
Lady of Mercedes Day
Start date:
24 September 2014
November
06
Constitution Day
Start date:
6 November 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2015
January
21
Lady of Altagracia Day
Start date:
21 January 2015
January
26
Duarte Day
Start date:
26 January 2015
February
27
Independence Day
Start date:
27 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
16
Restoration Day
Start date:
16 August 2015
September
24
Lady of Mercedes Day
Start date:
24 September 2015
November
06
Constitution Day
Start date:
6 November 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
Edited by Jane Duru
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