List of national public holidays of Venezuela in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Venezuela. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2018 Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
Jan. 8, 2018 Jan. 8, 2018 Epiphany Holiday Banks only
Feb. 12, 2018 Feb. 12, 2018 Carnival Celebrated Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
Feb. 13, 2018 Feb. 13, 2018 Carnival Celebrated Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
March 19, 2018 March 19, 2018 St. Joseph's Day Banks only
March 26, 2018 March 26, 2018 Holy Week Holiday Government only
March 27, 2018 March 27, 2018 Holy Week Holiday Government only
March 28, 2018 March 28, 2018 Holy Week Holiday Government only
March 29, 2018 March 29, 2018 Maundy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
March 30, 2018 March 30, 2018 Good Friday Viernes Santo. Friday before Easter Sunday
April 19, 2018 April 19, 2018 Independence Declaration Day
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 Labour Day Día del Trabajador
May 13, 2018 May 13, 2018 Mother's Day Not a public holiday. 2nd Sunday in May.
May 14, 2018 May 14, 2018 Ascension Day Holiday Banks only
June 4, 2018 June 4, 2018 Corpus Christi Holiday Banks only
June 17, 2018 June 17, 2018 Father's Day Not a public holiday. 3rd Sunday in June.
June 24, 2018 June 24, 2018 St. John's Day Also marks the Battle of Carabobo in 1821
July 2, 2018 July 2, 2018 Saint Peter and Saint Paul Holiday Banks only
July 5, 2018 July 5, 2018 Independence Day Signing of the Venezuelan Declaration of Independence in 1811
July 24, 2018 July 24, 2018 Simon Bolivar's Birthday The birthday of Simón Bolívar
Aug. 15, 2018 Aug. 15, 2018 Assumption Day Holiday
Aug. 20, 2018 Aug. 20, 2018 Public Holiday
Oct. 12, 2018 Oct. 12, 2018 Indigenous Resistance Day Honors the heroes of the anti-Spanish resistance
Nov. 5, 2018 Nov. 5, 2018 All Saints' Day Holiday Banks only
Dec. 8, 2018 Dec. 8, 2018 Immaculate Conception Day Banks only
Dec. 24, 2018 Dec. 24, 2018 Christmas Eve
Dec. 25, 2018 Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day Navidad
Dec. 31, 2018 Dec. 31, 2018 New Year's Eve