Top events in El Salvador

August
31

A traditional annual celebration, “The Balls of Fire” may have originated in 1658 when the volcano El Paypon erupted and forced villagers to flee...

November
01

Colourful street parades, feasts and celebrations take place in towns, villages and cities across the country to celebrate these traditional...

February
01

Over the years, the pretty colonial hillside town of Suchitoto has become a haven for students and artsy types. Each year, it hosts this...

El Salvador Public Holidays

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

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
April
17
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
17 April 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
April
19
Holy Saturday
Start date:
19 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
August
03
Fiesta de San Salvador
Start date:
3 August 2014
August
04
Fiestas Agostinas
Start date:
4 August 2014
End date:
6 August 2014
September
15
Independence Day
Start date:
15 September 2014
October
12
Día de la Raza
Start date:
12 October 2014
November
02
All Souls' Day
Start date:
2 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
02
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
2 April 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
04
Holy Saturday
Start date:
4 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
August
03
Fiesta de San Salvador
Start date:
3 August 2015
August
04
Fiestas Agostinas
Start date:
4 August 2015
End date:
6 August 2015
September
15
Independence Day
Start date:
15 September 2015
October
12
Día de la Raza
Start date:
12 October 2015
November
02
All Souls' Day
Start date:
2 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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