Top events in Puerto Rico

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...

January
01

Just when you thought the holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year and Three Kings Day) were over, Puerto Rico offers one last holiday party...

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.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2014
January
13
Birthday of Eugenio María de Hostos
Start date:
13 January 2014
January
20
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Start date:
20 January 2014
February
17
Presidents' Day
Start date:
17 February 2014
March
22
Emancipation Day
Start date:
22 March 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
April
21
José de Diego Day
Start date:
21 April 2014
May
26
Memorial Day
Start date:
26 May 2014
July
04
US Independence Day
Start date:
4 July 2014
July
21
Luis Muñoz Rivera's Birthday
Start date:
21 July 2014
July
25
Constitution Day
Start date:
25 July 2014
July
27
José Celso Barbosa's Birthday
Start date:
27 July 2014
September
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 September 2014
October
13
Columbus Day
Start date:
13 October 2014
November
11
Veterans' Day
Start date:
11 November 2014
November
19
Discovery of Puerto Rico Day
Start date:
19 November 2014
November
22
Thanksgiving Day
Start date:
22 November 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2015
January
12
Birthday of Eugenio María de Hostos
Start date:
12 January 2015
January
19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Start date:
19 January 2015
February
16
Presidents' Day
Start date:
16 February 2015
March
22
Emancipation Day
Start date:
22 March 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
20
José de Diego Day
Start date:
20 April 2015
May
25
Memorial Day
Start date:
25 May 2015
July
04
US Independence Day
Start date:
4 July 2015
July
20
Luis Muñoz Rivera's Birthday
Start date:
20 July 2015
July
25
Constitution Day
Start date:
25 July 2015
July
27
José Celso Barbosa's Birthday
Start date:
27 July 2015
September
07
Labour Day
Start date:
7 September 2015
October
12
Columbus Day
Start date:
12 October 2015
November
11
Veterans' Day
Start date:
11 November 2015
November
19
Discovery of Puerto Rico Day
Start date:
19 November 2015
November
26
Thanksgiving Day
Start date:
26 November 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
Edited by Jane Duru
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