Top events in Uruguay

August
24

Taking place the night before Independence Day, La Noche de la Nostalgia celebrates music and culture from the past. Some bars and clubs hold '...

September
23

For one weekend every year, the Días del Patrimonio, Uruguay shares its cultural heritage with the general public by granting free admission to...

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).

2014

January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2014
March
03
Carnival
Start date:
3 March 2014
End date:
4 March 2014
April
17
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
17 April 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
April
19
Landing of the 33 Patriots Day
Start date:
19 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
May
18
Battle of Las Piedras
Start date:
18 May 2014
June
19
Día del Nunca Más/José Gervasio Artigas's Birthday
Start date:
19 June 2014
July
18
Constitution Day
Start date:
18 July 2014
August
25
New Year's Day
Start date:
25 August 2014
August
25
National Independence Day
Start date:
25 August 2014
October
13
Día de la Raza
Start date:
13 October 2014
November
02
All Souls' Day
Start date:
2 November 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014

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
Edited by Jane Duru
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