Top events in Uruguay

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 ...

April
01

Paysandú's weeklong beer festival, Semana de la Cerveza, coinciding with Easter Week, has been running for nearly 50 years. Beer from the the...

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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