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2020 VENEZUELA HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Venezuela is

24th December, ThursdayChristmas Eve

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Venezuela in 2020

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01New Year's Day
MondayMonFeb 24, 2020Feb 24Carnival
TuesdayTueFeb 25, 2020Feb 25Carnival/Shrove Tuesday
ThursdayThuApr 09, 2020Apr 09Maundy Thursday
FridayFriApr 10, 2020Apr 10Good Friday
SundaySunApr 19, 2020Apr 19Declaration of Independence
FridayFriMay 01, 2020May 01Labour Day
WednesdayWedJun 24, 2020Jun 24Battle of Carabobo
SundaySunJul 05, 2020Jul 05Independence Day
FridayFriJul 24, 2020Jul 24Simon Bolivar's Day
MondayMonOct 12, 2020Oct 12Indigenous Resistance Day
ThursdayThuDec 24, 2020Dec 24Christmas Eve
FridayFriDec 25, 2020Dec 25Christmas
ThursdayThuDec 31, 2020Dec 31New Year's Eve

Public Holidays in Venezuela

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Thursday Dec 24, 2020

The upcoming Venezuela holiday Christmas Eve is in 56 days from today.

Christmas

Christmas

Friday Dec 25, 2020

The upcoming Venezuela holiday Christmas is in 57 days from today.

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

Thursday Dec 31, 2020

The upcoming Venezuela holiday New Year's Eve is in 63 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Venezuela Service

The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Venezuela which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Venezuela holiday calendar for 2020 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Venezuela celebrates 44 holidays in a year. Out of these holidays, 17 are public holidays that are celebrated and recognized by the government. The government, banks, and offices are closed for the rest of the holidays. The Ministry of Labor regulates the public holidays. Under Article 185 of the labor code, the government has the power to declare or call off a public holiday. Currently, the government is determined to improve the country’s economy by increasing the workdays.

The country has a strong Catholic influence that leads to many public holidays such as Christmas day. Other observances included in the formation of these holidays are politics and historical events. Each village has its saints that are celebrated during these public holidays. During these public holidays, residents take their vacations, family gathering, and spend time at the different entertainment joints in the country. Getting accommodation can be hard, as many people and visitors prefer visiting the country during this time. Getting supplies can also be expensive as prices go up.

Workers are required to take a day off during each of the public holidays in a year. These holidays are paid as per the employment contract. The employer compensates workers who have to report to work and given an extra day off. Holidays that occur on weekends are celebrated on that particular day and are not pushed to a future date. The cities are filled with festivities where resident merry in celebrations.