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Holidays in Ecuador in 2008

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 1TuesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Feb 4MondayCarnivalNational holiday
Feb 5TuesdayCarnivalNational holiday
Feb 9SaturdaySpecial working day (compensation for Carnival Monday)Observance
Feb 16SaturdaySpecial working day (compensation for Carnival Tuesday)Observance
Mar 20ThursdayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 20ThursdayMaundy ThursdayObservance, Christian
Mar 21FridayGood FridayNational holiday, Christian
Mar 22SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance, Christian
Mar 23SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian
May 1ThursdayLabor Day / May DayNational holiday
May 24SaturdayThe Battle of PichinchaNational holiday
Jun 20FridayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 24ThursdaySimón Bolívar´s Birthday MemorialObservance
Aug 10SundayIndependence DayNational holiday
Sep 22MondaySeptember equinoxSeason
Oct 9ThursdayIndependence of GuayaquilNational holiday
Oct 10FridayDay off for Independence of GuayaquilNational holiday
Nov 2SundayAll Soul´s DayNational holiday
Nov 3MondayIndependence of CuencaNational holiday
Dec 6SaturdayFoundation of QuitoLocal holiday
Dec 21SundayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25ThursdayChristmas DayNational holiday, Christian
Dec 31WednesdayNew Year's EveObservance

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