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December
02

Quito was a city long before the arrival of the Conquistadores. Nevertheless it was the re-founding of the city by Spanish General Benalcazar on 6...

December
06

Independence Day is a national holiday in Ecuador and is celebrated throughout the country. It is the anniversary of the Battle of Pichincha,...

December
31

On New Year’s Eve, life-size puppets and effigies depicting important people and events from the preceding year are paraded throughout cities. On...

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.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
May
24
Battle of Pichincha
Start date:
24 May 2014
August
10
Independence Day
Start date:
10 August 2014
October
09
Guayaquil Independence Day
Start date:
9 October 2014
November
02
All Souls' Day
Start date:
2 November 2014
November
03
Cuenca Independence Day
Start date:
3 November 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
May
24
Battle of Pichincha
Start date:
24 May 2015
August
10
Independence Day
Start date:
10 August 2015
October
09
Guayaquil Independence Day
Start date:
9 October 2015
November
02
All Souls' Day
Start date:
2 November 2015
November
03
Cuenca Independence Day
Start date:
3 November 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2015
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