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All Souls' Day in Uruguay

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 Souls' Day a Public Holiday?

Even though All Souls' Day falls on Saturday, November 2, 2019, it is a working day. Most businesses follow regular opening hours in Uruguay.

Many people visit family graves on All Souls' Day.

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About All Souls' Day

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All Souls' Day Observances

Note: These holidays do not entail mandatory paid leave, so businesses are usually open. However, banks and government offices may be closed.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonNov 2All Souls' DayBank / working holiday
2016WedNov 2All Souls' DayBank / working holiday
2017ThuNov 2All Souls' DayBank / working holiday
2018FriNov 2All Souls' DayBank / working holiday
2019SatNov 2All Souls' DayBank / working holiday
2020MonNov 2All Souls' DayBank / working holiday
2021TueNov 2All Souls' DayBank / working holiday
2022WedNov 2All Souls' DayBank / working holiday
2023ThuNov 2All Souls' DayBank / working holiday
2024SatNov 2All Souls' DayBank / working holiday
2025SunNov 2All Souls' DayBank / working holiday

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