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Uruguay Public Holidays 2017

Today – 21 October 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.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day
6 JanFriEpiphany
27 FebMonCarnival
28 FebTueCarnival
13 AprThuMaundy Thursday
14 AprFriGood Friday
17 AprMonLanding of the Patriots
1 MayMonLabour Day
22 MayMonBattle of Las Piedras Holiday
19 JunMonBirth of Artigas
18 JulTueConstitution Day
25 AugFriIndependence Day
9 OctMonColumbus Day
2 NovThuAll Souls' Day
25 DecMonChristmas 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.