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2022 PARAGUAY HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Paraguay is

8th December, WednesdayVirgin of Caacupe Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Paraguay in 2022

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
SaturdaySatJan 01, 2022Jan 01New Year's Day
TuesdayTueMar 01, 2022Mar 01National Heroes Day
ThursdayThuApr 14, 2022Apr 14Maundy Thursday
FridayFriApr 15, 2022Apr 15Good Friday
SundaySunMay 01, 2022May 01Labour Day
SaturdaySatMay 14, 2022May 14Independence Day
SundaySunJun 12, 2022Jun 12Chaco Armistice
MondayMonAug 15, 2022Aug 15Founding of Asuncion
ThursdayThuSep 29, 2022Sep 29Boqueron Battle Victory Day Holiday
ThursdayThuDec 08, 2022Dec 08Virgin of Caacupe Day
SundaySunDec 25, 2022Dec 25Christmas

Public Holidays in Paraguay

Virgin of Caacupe Day

Virgin of Caacupe Day

Wednesday Dec 08, 2021

The upcoming Paraguay holiday Virgin of Caacupe Day is in 7 days from today.

Christmas

Christmas

Saturday Dec 25, 2021

The upcoming Paraguay holiday Christmas is in 24 days from today.

New Year's Day

New Year's Day

Saturday Jan 01, 2022

The upcoming Paraguay holiday New Year's Day is in 31 days from today.

2022 Public Holidays Paraguay Service

The above is the list of 2022 public holidays declared in Paraguay which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Paraguay holiday calendar for 2022 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Paraguay has 14 public holidays in a year. The government has the power to move or extend public holidays. When need be, the government may decide to create one special holiday every year. The government offices and businesses close down as they celebrate public holidays.

The public holidays are motivated by religion, culture, the democracy of the nation, and social affairs such as women’s rights. The public sector offers its employees off days on public holidays. The off days are paid on stipulated holidays by the employment contract or work agreement. Public holidays are celebrated on the days that they occur. Workers who have to appear at their jobs due to their employment's unique nature are compensated by getting an extra workday off or extra pay.

Businesses close down during these public holidays. The shops and supermarkets close early to join in the celebration. Despite the holidays in Paraguay being moveable by a presidential decree, there has not been such a decree in a long time. The nation boasts of vibrant culture and heritage that inspires the events and public holidays. The public holidays are celebrated differently. Families take to the streets for celebrations or spend time at home.

When holidays occur on either Saturday or Sunday, they are not pushed to Monday or any other day. Families are forced to enjoy and celebrate on that particular day.

Due to the rich culture of the Paraguay people, many tourists visit the country during public holidays.