Top events in Venezuela

April
01

National and international groups descend upon the city for 17 days of world-class theatre, which takes place on even numbered years.

April
20

Religious processions take place in towns around the country, with images of the Passion of Christ carried by worshippers wearing purple gowns....

May
01

The ‘Dancing Devils’ folklore festival is a lively and colourful celebration with masked dancers performing in front of churches in towns around...

Venezuela Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

There are some additional regional holidays.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
February
27
Carnival
Start date:
27 February 2017
End date:
28 February 2017
April
13
Holy Thursday
Start date:
13 April 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
April
19
Declaration of Independence
Start date:
19 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
June
24
Battle of Carabobo
Start date:
24 June 2017
July
05
Independence Day
Start date:
5 July 2017
July
24
Simón Bolívar's Birthday
Start date:
24 July 2017
October
12
Day of Indigenous Resistance
Start date:
12 October 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
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