Top events in Ecuador

April
01

Religious music played and sung by ensembles from around the world.

April
01

Easter Week is known as 'Semana Santa' and is celebrated with great fervour, with processions through the streets, religious statues carried...

May
30

Taking place on the Thursday and weekend after Trinity Sunday in either May or June, Corpus Cristi is a chance for masked dancers with towering...

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.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
24
Battle of Pichincha
Start date:
24 May 2017
August
10
Independence Day
Start date:
10 August 2017
October
09
Guayaquil Independence Day
Start date:
9 October 2017
November
02
All Soul's Day
Start date:
2 November 2017
November
03
Cuenca Independence Day
Start date:
3 November 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2017
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