El Salvador 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 observance
Firma de los Acuerdos de Paz Tuesday January 16 observance
Día de la Mujer Thursday March 8 observance
Jueves Santo Thursday March 29 public
Viernes Santo Friday March 30 public
Sabado Santo Saturday March 31 public
Pascua Sunday April 1 observance
Fiesta del trabajo Tuesday May 1 public
Día del Soldado Monday May 7 observance
Día de la Madre Thursday May 10 optional
Father's Day Sunday June 17 observance
Día del Maestro Friday June 22 optional
Celebración del Divino Salvador del Mundo Monday August 6 public
Día de la Independencia Saturday September 15 public
Día de los Difuntos Friday November 2 public
Navidad Tuesday December 25 public