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Honduras

Public Holidays 2017

This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Honduras. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day
13 AprThuHoly Thursday
14 AprFriGood Friday
15 AprSatEaster Saturday
17 AprMonAmericas' Day Holiday
1 MayMonHonduran Labor Day
15 SepFriCentral American Independence Day
5 OctThuFrancisco Moranzan’s Birthday
6 OctFriDiscovery of America Day
7 OctSatArmy Day
25 DecMonChristmas Day

The majority of public holidays in Honduras are based on the country’s predominant Roman Catholic religion, as well as nation-wide political and cultural observances. Public holidays include New Year’s Day and the Christian Easter Holy Week beginning with Maundy Thursday, the first day of Lent. Christian Holy Week typically lasts for three of four days, concluding on Easter Sunday. Some employers allow Easter Monday as a paid holiday.