Major Holidays

Below is a list of all holidays recognized in Puerto Rico. Many stores, banks, museums, and attractions may be closed or operating on a modified schedule on these days. Make sure you call ahead before making plans.

2017 Holiday Schedule

Jan. 1New Year’s Day*
Jan. 6Three King’s Day*
Jan. 11Eugenio María Hostos’ Birthday
Jan. 16Martin Luther King’s Birthday
Feb. 20Presidents’ Day
Mar. 22Emancipation Day
April 14Good Friday*
April 16Easter Day
Apr. 18José de Diego’s Birthday
May 14Mother’s Day*
May 29Memorial Day
Jun. 18Father’s Day*
Jul. 4Independence Day
Jul. 18Luis Muñoz Rivera’s Birthday
Jul. 25Puerto Rico Constitution Day
Jul. 27Josée Celso Barbosa’s Birthday
Sept. 4Labor Day
Oct. 9Columbus Day
Nov. 11Veteran’s Day
Nov. 20Discovery of Puerto Rico Day
Nov. 23Thanksgiving Day*
Dec. 25Christmas Day*

*Mandatory all-day closing for just about everything

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