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Emancipation Day in Puerto Rico

Is Emancipation Day a Public Holiday?

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

Emancipation Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunMar 22Emancipation DayBank/Public Sector Holiday
2015MonMar 23Emancipation Day observedBank/Public Sector Holiday
2016TueMar 22Emancipation DayBank/Public Sector Holiday
2017WedMar 22Emancipation DayBank/Public Sector Holiday
2018ThuMar 22Emancipation DayBank/Public Sector Holiday
2019FriMar 22Emancipation DayBank/Public Sector Holiday
2020SunMar 22Emancipation DayBank/Public Sector Holiday
2020MonMar 23Emancipation Day observedBank/Public Sector Holiday
2021MonMar 22Emancipation DayBank/Public Sector Holiday
2022TueMar 22Emancipation DayBank/Public Sector Holiday
2023WedMar 22Emancipation DayBank/Public Sector Holiday
2024FriMar 22Emancipation DayBank/Public Sector Holiday
2025SatMar 22Emancipation DayBank/Public Sector Holiday

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