Top events in Nicaragua

August
01

This celebration of the city’s patron saint Santo Domingo – affectionately known as Minguito – begins on 1 August, when the statue is taken from...

December
07

Otherwise known as the Gritería (shouting), at 6pm every 7 December a cry is heard from cathedrals and churches around the country: “Who causes so...

January
17

Also known as the Festival of San Sebastián, this vibrant religious festival is dedicated to the city's patron saint. It’s a unique combination of...

Nicaragua Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

Many local holidays are also observed.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
24
Holy Thursday
Start date:
24 March 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
July
19
Sandinista Revolution Anniversary
Start date:
19 July 2016
September
14
Battle of San Jacinto
Start date:
14 September 2016
September
15
Independence Day
Start date:
15 September 2016
November
02
All Soul's Day
Start date:
2 November 2016
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
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