Top events in Nicaragua

April
14

Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is a bigger event than Christmas. Most Nicas take the week as holiday and head for the beach. Scenes from the Bible...

April
17

People come from all the over the country for this celebration of all things equine. Horse culture was brought to Nicaragua by the Spanish and is...

July
19

19 July marks the day in 1979 that the FSLN defeated the Somoza dictatorship in the Nicaraguan revolution. It commemorates the estimated 50,000...

Nicaragua Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

Many local holidays are also observed.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
April
13
Holy Thursday
Start date:
13 April 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
July
19
Sandinista Revolution Anniversary
Start date:
19 July 2017
September
14
Battle of San Jacinto
Start date:
14 September 2017
September
15
Independence Day
Start date:
15 September 2017
November
02
All Soul's Day
Start date:
2 November 2017
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
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