Ecuador has a total of 16 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Name of Holiday Day Date Type
Año Nuevo Monday January 1 public
Carnaval Tuesday February 13 public
Jueves Santo Thursday March 29 public
Viernes Santo Friday March 30 public
Pascua Sunday April 1 observance
Fiesta del trabajo Tuesday May 1 public
Batalla del Pichincha Thursday May 24 public
El Natalicio de Simón Bolívar Tuesday July 24 observance
Día del Primer Grito de Independencia de Quito Friday August 10 public
Independencia de Guayaquil Monday September 10 public
Dia de La Bandera Wednesday October 31 observance
Día de los Difuntos Friday November 2 public
Independencia de Cuenca Saturday November 3 public
Navidad Tuesday December 25 public
Fin del Año Monday December 31 observance
Aniversario de la fundación de Quito Thursday December 6 observance