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Holidays and Observances in El Salvador in 2020

Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.

Holidays and Observances in El Salvador in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 16ThursdaySigning of the Peace AccordsObservance
Mar 8SundayWomen's DayObservance
Mar 19ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 26ThursdayNational Day of Life, Peace and JusticeNational holiday
Apr 5SundayPalm SundayObservance, Christian
Apr 9ThursdayMaundy ThursdayNational holiday, Christian
Apr 10FridayGood FridayNational holiday, Christian
Apr 11SaturdayHoly SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
Apr 12SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian
May 1FridayLabor Day / May DayNational holiday
May 3SundayCross DayObservance
May 7ThursdaySoldiers' DayObservance
May 10SundayMothers' DayNational holiday
Jun 17WednesdayFathers' DayNational holiday
Jun 20SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 22MondayTeachers' DayObservance
Aug 3MondaySan Salvador Day 1 (S. Salvador only)Local holiday
Aug 5WednesdaySan Salvador Day 2 (S. Salvador only)Local holiday
Aug 6ThursdayCelebrations of San SalvadorNational holiday
Sep 15TuesdayIndependence DayNational holiday
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 1ThursdayChildren's DayObservance
Oct 12MondayColumbus DayObservance
Nov 2MondayAll Saints DayNational holiday
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance, Christian
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayNational holiday, Christian
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance

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