Holidays

HOLIDAYS IN PUERTO RICO

The holidays are not legally binding for the manufacturing sector, utilities and wholesale trade, except that the Closing Law obliges the retail trade or retail and wholesale together (stores ) to close all on the following days:
• New Year • Good Friday • Mother’s Day • Thanksgiving Day
• Epiphany • Easter • Father’s Day • Christmas

JANUARY

1          New Year’s

6          Three Kings Day
13        Eugenio María de Hostos
20        Martin Luther King
FEBRUARY

17        Presidents ‘DAY

MARCH

22        Abolition of Slavery

 APRIL

18        Good Friday

20        Easter
21        José de Diego

MAY
11        Mother’s Day
26        Memorial Day
JUNE

15        Father’s Day
JULY

4          Independence Day U.S.
21        Luis Muñoz Rivera

 

25        Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
27        José Celso Barbosa

 

SEPTEMBER

1          Labor Day and Santiago Iglesias Pantín
OCTOBER

12       Discovery of America
NOVEMBER

11        Veterans Day
19        Discovery of Puerto Rico
27        Thanksgiving
DECEMBER

24 ​​       Christmas Eve ( Half Day )
25        Christmas
The government continues to observe all holidays that fall on Sunday, the following Monday.
December 24 is only half-day holiday for the government ( Law No. 305 of 25 December
2002 )