Public holidays and observances in El Salvador

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
January 16 Tuesday Signing of the Peace Accords Observance
March 8 Thursday Women's Day Observance
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
March 26 Monday National Day of Life, Peace and Justice National holiday
March 29 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
March 30 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 31 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 1 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
May 1 Tuesday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 3 Thursday Cross Day Observance
May 7 Monday Soldiers' Day Observance
May 10 Thursday Mothers' Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
June 22 Friday Teachers' Day Observance
August 4 Saturday Celebrations of San Salvador National holiday
August 5 Sunday Celebrations of San Salvador National holiday
August 6 Monday Celebrations of San Salvador National holiday
September 15 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
October 1 Monday Children´s Day Observance
October 12 Friday Columbus Day Observance
November 2 Friday All Saints Day National holiday
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Monday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 16 Wednesday Signing of the Peace Accords Observance
March 8 Friday Women's Day Observance
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 26 Tuesday National Day of Life, Peace and Justice National holiday
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
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 Day Silent Day
May 1 Wednesday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 3 Friday Cross Day Observance
May 7 Tuesday Soldiers' Day Observance
May 10 Friday Mothers' Day Observance
June 17 Monday Fathers' Day Observance
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
June 22 Saturday Teachers' Day Observance
August 4 Sunday Celebrations of San Salvador National holiday
August 5 Monday Celebrations of San Salvador National holiday
August 6 Tuesday Celebrations of San Salvador National holiday
September 15 Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 1 Tuesday Children´s Day Observance
October 12 Saturday Columbus Day Observance
November 2 Saturday All Saints Day National holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
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
January 16 Thursday Signing of the Peace Accords Observance
March 8 Sunday Women's Day Observance
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 26 Thursday National Day of Life, Peace and Justice National holiday
April 5 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
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 Day Silent Day
May 1 Friday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 3 Sunday Cross Day Observance
May 7 Thursday Soldiers' Day Observance
May 10 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 17 Wednesday Fathers' Day Observance
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
June 22 Monday Teachers' Day Observance
August 4 Tuesday Celebrations of San Salvador National holiday
August 5 Wednesday Celebrations of San Salvador National holiday
August 6 Thursday Celebrations of San Salvador National holiday
September 15 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 1 Thursday Children´s Day Observance
October 12 Monday Columbus Day Observance
November 2 Monday All Saints Day National holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance