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...

September
20

There are dozens of celebrations throughout the year in Masaya, the country’s handicrafts capital, but the biggest date in their calendar is the...

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...

Nicaragua Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

Many local holidays are also observed.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
April
17
Holy Thursday
Start date:
17 April 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
July
19
Sandinista Revolution Anniversary
Start date:
19 July 2014
September
14
Battle of San Jacinto
Start date:
14 September 2014
September
15
Independence Day
Start date:
15 September 2014
November
02
All Souls' Day
Start date:
2 November 2014
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
April
02
Holy Thursday
Start date:
2 April 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
July
19
Sandinista Revolution Anniversary
Start date:
19 July 2015
September
14
Battle of San Jacinto
Start date:
14 September 2015
September
15
Independence Day
Start date:
15 September 2015
November
02
All Souls' Day
Start date:
2 November 2015
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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