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
Monday Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
Monday Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
Saturday Jan. 6, 2018 The Three Wise Men Day
Monday Jan. 8, 2018 Epiphany Holiday Banks only
Monday Feb. 12, 2018 Carnival / Shrove Monday
Monday Feb. 12, 2018 Carnival Celebrated Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 Carnival Celebrated Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 Carnival / Shrove Tuesday
Monday March 19, 2018 St. Joseph's Day Banks only
Monday March 19, 2018 Saint Joseph's Day
Tuesday March 20, 2018 March Equinox
Sunday March 25, 2018 Palm Sunday
Monday March 26, 2018 Holy Week Holiday Government only
Tuesday March 27, 2018 Holy Week Holiday Government only
Wednesday March 28, 2018 Holy Week Holiday Government only
Thursday March 29, 2018 Maundy Thursday
Thursday March 29, 2018 Maundy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
Friday March 30, 2018 Good Friday
Friday March 30, 2018 Good Friday Viernes Santo. Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 1, 2018 Easter Sunday
Thursday April 19, 2018 Declaration of Independence
Thursday April 19, 2018 Independence Declaration Day
Tuesday May 1, 2018 Labour Day Día del Trabajador
Tuesday May 1, 2018 Labor Day / May Day
Thursday May 10, 2018 Ascension Day
Sunday May 13, 2018 Mother's Day Not a public holiday. 2nd Sunday in May.
Monday May 14, 2018 Ascension Day Holiday Banks only
Monday May 14, 2018 Ascension Day Holiday
Monday June 4, 2018 Corpus Christi Holiday
Monday June 4, 2018 Corpus Christi Holiday Banks only
Sunday June 17, 2018 Father's Day Not a public holiday. 3rd Sunday in June.
Thursday June 21, 2018 June Solstice
Sunday June 24, 2018 Carabobo Battle
Sunday June 24, 2018 St. John's Day Also marks the Battle of Carabobo in 1821
Friday June 29, 2018 Saint Peter and Saint Paul
Monday July 2, 2018 Saint Peter and Saint Paul Holiday Banks only
Monday July 2, 2018 Saint Peter and Saint Paul Holiday
Thursday July 5, 2018 Independence Day
Thursday July 5, 2018 Independence Day Signing of the Venezuelan Declaration of Independence in 1811
Tuesday July 24, 2018 Simón Bolívar's Birthday
Tuesday July 24, 2018 Simon Bolivar's Birthday The birthday of Simón Bolívar
Friday Aug. 3, 2018 Flag's Day
Saturday Aug. 4, 2018 National Guard's Day
Wednesday Aug. 15, 2018 Assumption of Mary
Wednesday Aug. 15, 2018 Assumption Day Holiday
Monday Aug. 20, 2018 Assumption of Mary Holiday
Monday Aug. 20, 2018 Public Holiday
Tuesday Sept. 11, 2018 Our Lady of Coromoto
Saturday Sept. 22, 2018 September Equinox
Friday Oct. 12, 2018 Indigenous Resistance's Day
Friday Oct. 12, 2018 Indigenous Resistance Day Honors the heroes of the anti-Spanish resistance
Thursday Nov. 1, 2018 All Saints Day
Friday Nov. 2, 2018 All Souls Day
Monday Nov. 5, 2018 All Saints' Day Holiday Banks only
Tuesday Nov. 27, 2018 Aviation Day
Saturday Dec. 8, 2018 Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Saturday Dec. 8, 2018 Immaculate Conception Day Banks only
Friday Dec. 21, 2018 December Solstice
Monday Dec. 24, 2018 Christmas Eve
Tuesday Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day Navidad
Tuesday Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day
Monday Dec. 31, 2018 New Year's Eve
Monday Dec. 31, 2018 New Year's Eve