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.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2016
January
21
Lady of Altagracia Day
Start date:
21 January 2016
January
26
Duarte Day
Start date:
26 January 2016
February
27
Independence Day
Start date:
27 February 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
26
Corpus Christi
Start date:
26 May 2016
August
16
Restoration Day
Start date:
16 August 2016
September
24
Lady of Mercedes Day
Start date:
24 September 2016
November
06
Constitution Day
Start date:
6 November 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
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