Top events in Venezuela

September
01

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

October
01

This prestigious biennial arts festival is the oldest of its kind in the country, founded in 1943. The exhibitions span the whole range of modern...

October
12

Also known as Dia de la Raza; in recent years with changing political trends, this national holiday is less of a celebration of Columbus’s ‘...

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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