Top events in Puerto Rico

February
25

For more than 50 years, Puerto Rico has honoured the life and work of its adopted son, world-renowned cellist Pablo Casals, during this annual...

March
05

The premiere event for golf players, the Puerto Rico Open attracts top talent for this annual event, which offers a purse that's nothing to sneeze...

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...

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.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2016
January
11
Birthday of Eugenio María de Hostos
Start date:
11 January 2016
January
18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Start date:
18 January 2016
February
15
Presidents' Day
Start date:
15 February 2016
March
22
Emancipation Day
Start date:
22 March 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
April
18
José de Diego Day
Start date:
18 April 2016
May
30
Memorial Day
Start date:
30 May 2016
July
04
US Independence Day
Start date:
4 July 2016
July
18
Luis Muñoz Rivera's Birthday
Start date:
18 July 2016
July
25
Constitution Day
Start date:
25 July 2016
July
27
José Celso Barbosa's Birthday
Start date:
27 July 2016
September
05
Labour Day
Start date:
5 September 2016
October
10
Columbus Day
Start date:
10 October 2016
November
11
Veterans' Day
Start date:
11 November 2016
November
19
Discovery of Puerto Rico Day
Start date:
19 November 2016
November
24
Thanksgiving Day
Start date:
24 November 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
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