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All Soul´s Day in Ecuador

All Souls’ Day is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead. The intent is for the living to assist those in purgatory. Many western churches annually observe All Souls’ Day on November 2 and many eastern churches celebrate it prior to Lent and the day before Pentecost.

Is All Soul´s Day a Public Holiday?

All Soul´s Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2019 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Many people visit family graves on All Souls' Day.

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About All Soul´s Day

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All Soul´s Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonNov 2All Soul´s DayNational holiday
2016WedNov 2All Soul´s DayNational holiday
2017ThuNov 2All Soul´s DayNational holiday
2018FriNov 2All Soul´s DayNational holiday
2019SatNov 2All Soul´s DayNational holiday
2020MonNov 2All Soul´s DayNational holiday
2021TueNov 2All Soul´s DayNational holiday
2022WedNov 2All Soul´s DayNational holiday
2023ThuNov 2All Soul´s DayNational holiday
2024SatNov 2All Soul´s DayNational holiday
2025SunNov 2All Soul´s DayNational holiday

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