Top events in Venezuela

August
24

A country fair, based on the annual spawning of the sapoara fish on the Orinoco River, at the riverside city of Ciudad Bolívar. Activities include...

August
25

Pilgrimages in honour of the patron saint of Venezuela. Thousands travel from all over Venezuela and beyond, to visit the shrine of the Virgin of...

September
01

Music festival showcasing everything from folk to classical to rock and jazz.

Venezuela Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

There are some additional regional holidays.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
March
03
Carnival
Start date:
3 March 2014
End date:
4 March 2014
April
17
Holy Thursday
Start date:
17 April 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
April
19
Declaration of Independence
Start date:
19 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
June
24
Battle of Carabobo
Start date:
24 June 2014
July
05
Independence Day
Start date:
5 July 2014
July
24
Simón Bolívar's Birthday
Start date:
24 July 2014
October
12
Day of Indigenous Resistance
Start date:
12 October 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
February
16
Carnival
Start date:
16 February 2015
End date:
17 February 2015
April
02
Holy Thursday
Start date:
2 April 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
19
Declaration of Independence
Start date:
19 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
June
24
Battle of Carabobo
Start date:
24 June 2015
July
05
Independence Day
Start date:
5 July 2015
July
24
Simón Bolívar's Birthday
Start date:
24 July 2015
October
12
Day of Indigenous Resistance
Start date:
12 October 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
Newsletter