Top events in Venezuela

February
28

Costumed parades are led by the Carnival Queen, with music and dance, combining European traditions with Afro-Caribbean influences. Street parties...

March
20

The biggest religious celebration of the year with scores of processions and church events.

April
01

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

Venezuela Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

There are some additional regional holidays.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
February
08
Carnival
Start date:
8 February 2016
End date:
9 February 2016
March
24
Holy Thursday
Start date:
24 March 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
April
19
Declaration of Independence
Start date:
19 April 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
June
24
Battle of Carabobo
Start date:
24 June 2016
July
05
Independence Day
Start date:
5 July 2016
July
24
Simón Bolívar's Birthday
Start date:
24 July 2016
October
12
Day of Indigenous Resistance
Start date:
12 October 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
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