Top events in Puerto Rico

March
29

Now more than 20 years old, the Heineken JazzFest is an annual event for jazz aficionados that attracts local and international talent alike. Of...

April
21

One of several annual festivals for foodies, Saborea features demonstrations by famous chefs from the island and abroad, as well as tasting menus...

July
21

Salsa lovers from all over the world flock to the island for this annual event, which typically lasts two weeks and features numerous...

Puerto Rico Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

Each town celebrates a festival or fiesta in honour of a local patron saint. These can last up to 10 days.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2017
January
09
Birthday of Eugenio María de Hostos
Start date:
9 January 2017
January
16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Start date:
16 January 2017
February
20
Presidents' Day
Start date:
20 February 2017
March
22
Emancipation Day
Start date:
22 March 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
April
17
José de Diego Day
Start date:
17 April 2017
May
29
Memorial Day
Start date:
29 May 2017
July
04
US Independence Day
Start date:
4 July 2017
July
17
Luis Muñoz Rivera's Birthday
Start date:
17 July 2017
July
25
Constitution Day
Start date:
25 July 2017
July
27
José Celso Barbosa's Birthday
Start date:
27 July 2017
September
04
Labour Day
Start date:
4 September 2017
October
09
Columbus Day
Start date:
9 October 2017
November
11
Veterans' Day
Start date:
11 November 2017
November
19
Discovery of Puerto Rico Day
Start date:
19 November 2017
November
23
Thanksgiving Day
Start date:
23 November 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
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