Top events in Uruguay

February
02

Offerings of flowers, gifts, perfume and rice are made to the Yoruba Goddess of the Sea every 2 February.

March
07

Uruguay's largest and most authentic celebration of its deep-rooted gaucho culture involves five days of music, dancing, barbecues, bonfires and...

April
01

Rodeos, barbecues and folk music celebrate the rugged Gaucho lifestyle of Uruguay's rural population who once a year descend upon ...

Uruguay Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

Many businesses close during Carnival Week and during Tourism Week (Holy Week).

2015

January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2015
February
16
Carnival
Start date:
16 February 2015
End date:
17 February 2015
April
02
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
2 April 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
19
Landing of the 33 Patriots Day
Start date:
19 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
May
18
Battle of Las Piedras
Start date:
18 May 2015
June
19
Día del Nunca Más/José Gervasio Artigas's Birthday
Start date:
19 June 2015
July
18
Constitution Day
Start date:
18 July 2015
August
25
National Independence Day
Start date:
25 August 2015
August
25
New Year's Day
Start date:
25 August 2015
October
12
Día de la Raza
Start date:
12 October 2015
November
02
All Souls' Day
Start date:
2 November 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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