Public holidays and observances in Ecuador

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 4 Monday Carnival Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival Observance
March 9 Saturday Special working day (compensation for Carnival Monday) Observance
March 16 Saturday Special working day (compensation for Carnival Tuesday) Observance
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 18 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 20 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 1 Wednesday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 24 Friday The Battle of Pichincha National holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 24 Wednesday Simón Bolívar´s Birthday Memorial Observance
August 10 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 9 Wednesday Independence of Guayaquil National holiday
November 2 Saturday All Soul´s Day National holiday
November 3 Sunday Independence of Cuenca National holiday
December 6 Friday Foundation of Quito Local holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
February 24 Monday Carnival Observance
February 25 Tuesday Carnival Observance
February 29 Saturday Special working day (compensation for Carnival Monday) Observance
March 7 Saturday Special working day (compensation for Carnival Tuesday) Observance
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 9 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 11 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 12 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 1 Friday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 24 Sunday The Battle of Pichincha National holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 24 Friday Simón Bolívar´s Birthday Memorial Observance
August 10 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 9 Friday Independence of Guayaquil National holiday
November 2 Monday All Soul´s Day National holiday
November 3 Tuesday Independence of Cuenca National holiday
December 6 Sunday Foundation of Quito Local holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
February 15 Monday Carnival Observance
February 16 Tuesday Carnival Observance
February 20 Saturday Special working day (compensation for Carnival Monday) Observance
February 27 Saturday Special working day (compensation for Carnival Tuesday) Observance
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 1 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 3 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 4 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 1 Saturday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 24 Monday The Battle of Pichincha National holiday
June 20 Sunday June Solstice Season
July 24 Saturday Simón Bolívar´s Birthday Memorial Observance
August 10 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 9 Saturday Independence of Guayaquil National holiday
November 2 Tuesday All Soul´s Day National holiday
November 3 Wednesday Independence of Cuenca National holiday
December 6 Monday Foundation of Quito Local holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
February 28 Monday Carnival Observance
March 1 Tuesday Carnival Observance
March 5 Saturday Special working day (compensation for Carnival Monday) Observance
March 12 Saturday Special working day (compensation for Carnival Tuesday) Observance
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 14 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 16 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 17 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 1 Sunday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 24 Tuesday The Battle of Pichincha National holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 24 Sunday Simón Bolívar´s Birthday Memorial Observance
August 10 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Thursday September equinox Season
October 9 Sunday Independence of Guayaquil National holiday
November 2 Wednesday All Soul´s Day National holiday
November 3 Thursday Independence of Cuenca National holiday
December 6 Tuesday Foundation of Quito Local holiday
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve Observance