Top events in Ecuador

November
01

Carnival parades, nativity scene performances and bullfights.

November
02

Indigenous and Catholic customs mix in this celebration of the deceased when people make human-shaped bread dolls and the blueberry drink Colada...

November
02

Known locally as Dia de los Difuntos, Day of the Dead is an important nationwide holiday. A sweet drink, colada morada, is made from...

Ecuador Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

Holidays falling midweek are often observed on the closest Monday or Friday.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
24
Battle of Pichincha
Start date:
24 May 2016
August
10
Independence Day
Start date:
10 August 2016
October
09
Guayaquil Independence Day
Start date:
9 October 2016
November
02
All Soul's Day
Start date:
2 November 2016
November
03
Cuenca Independence Day
Start date:
3 November 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2016
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