Uruguay Public Holidays 2017Today – 19 August 2017 – is not a holiday in Uruguay.
This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Uruguay. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.
|1 Jan||Sun||New Year's Day|
|13 Apr||Thu||Maundy Thursday|
|14 Apr||Fri||Good Friday|
|17 Apr||Mon||Landing of the Patriots|
|1 May||Mon||Labour Day|
|22 May||Mon||Battle of Las Piedras Holiday|
|19 Jun||Mon||Birth of Artigas|
|18 Jul||Tue||Constitution Day|
|25 Aug||Fri||Independence Day|
|9 Oct||Mon||Columbus Day Holiday|
|2 Nov||Thu||All Souls' Day|
|25 Dec||Mon||Christmas Day|
The majority of holidays celebrated in the Eastern Republic of Uruguay are based on religious traditions, as well as Portuguese and Brazilian cultural influences.
Some bank holidays are allowed as paid holidays pursuant to terms of an employment contract or union labor agreement. Official observances include The Three Wise Men Day; Carnival; Shrove Tuesday; Landing of the 33 Patriots; Battle of Los Piedras; Birthday of Jose Artigus; Memorial Day and All Saints Day.