Puerto Rico holidays

Puerto Rican’s celebrate both the US holidays as well as their own additional holidays. Below we list them all for you (1), as well as the religious feast days (2) and other notable events (3).

Jan 1
1
New Year’s Day
Jan 5
2
Eve of Epiphany
Jan 6
1,2
Epiphany/Three Kings’ Day
Jan 11
1
Birthday of Eugenio María de Hostos
3rd week of Jan
3
San Sebastian Street Festival
Third Monday in Feb
1
Presidents’ Day
Week before Lent *
2
Carnival
First day of Lent *
2
Ash Wednesday
Feb 14
3
Valentine’s Day
Feb 18
1
Birthday of Luis Muñoz Marín
End of Feb
3
Yauco Coffee Festival
Mar 22
1
Emancipation Day
Sunday before Easter *
1,2
Palm Sunday
Friday in late Mar/Apr *
1,2
Good Friday
Sunday in late Mar/Apr *
2
Easter –
Apr 16
1
Birthday of José de Diego
Last Monday in May
1
Memorial Day
June
3
Pablo Casals Music Festival
Jun 24
2
St John’s Day
1st week Jul
3
Aibonito Festival of Flowers
Jul 4
1
Independence Day
Jul 15
1
Birthday of Don Luis Muñoz Rivera
Jul 25
1
Constitution Day
Jul 27
1
Birthday of Dr. José Celso Barbosa
First Monday in Sep
1
Labor Day
Sep 23
3
Lares Revolt
Oct
3
Corozal Plantain Festival
Second Monday in Oct
1
Columbus Day
Oct 31
3
Halloween
Nov 11
1
Veteran’s Day
Nov 19
1
Discovery of Puerto Rico
Fourth Thursday in Nov
1
Thanksgiving Day
Dec 24
1,2
Christmas Eve
Dec 25
1,2
Christmas Day
Dec 31
1
New Year’s Eve

* Depends on Easter –

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