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.

2018 Holiday Schedule

Jan. 1 New Year’s Day*
Jan. 6 Three King’s Day*
Jan. 08 Eugenio María Hostos’ Birthday
Jan. 15 Martin Luther King’s Birthday
Feb. 19 Presidents’ Day
Mar. 22 Emancipation Day
March 29 Good Friday*
April 1 Easter Day
May 13 Mother’s Day*
May 28 Memorial Day
Jun. 11 Father’s Day*
Jul. 4 Independence Day
Jul. 16 Luis Muñoz Rivera’s Birthday
Jul. 25 Puerto Rico Constitution Day
Sept. 3 Labor Day
Oct. 8 Columbus Day
Nov. 11 Veteran’s Day
Nov. 19 Discovery of Puerto Rico Day
Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Day*
Dec. 25 Christmas Day*

*Mandatory all-day closing for just about everything

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