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
|WednesdayWed||Jan 01, 2020Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|MondayMon||Feb 24, 2020Feb 24||Carnival|
|TuesdayTue||Feb 25, 2020Feb 25||Carnival/Shrove Tuesday|
|ThursdayThu||Apr 09, 2020Apr 09||Maundy Thursday|
|FridayFri||Apr 10, 2020Apr 10||Good Friday|
|SundaySun||Apr 19, 2020Apr 19||Declaration of Independence|
|FridayFri||May 01, 2020May 01||Labour Day|
|WednesdayWed||Jun 24, 2020Jun 24||Battle of Carabobo|
|SundaySun||Jul 05, 2020Jul 05||Independence Day|
|FridayFri||Jul 24, 2020Jul 24||Simon Bolivar's Day|
|MondayMon||Oct 12, 2020Oct 12||Indigenous Resistance Day|
|ThursdayThu||Dec 24, 2020Dec 24||Christmas Eve|
|FridayFri||Dec 25, 2020Dec 25||Christmas|
|ThursdayThu||Dec 31, 2020Dec 31||New Year's Eve|
Public Holidays in Venezuela
Thursday Dec 24, 2020
The upcoming Venezuela holiday Christmas Eve is in 56 days from today.
Friday Dec 25, 2020
The upcoming Venezuela holiday Christmas is in 57 days from today.
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.