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SANTIAGO

Holidays & Parades

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HOLIDAYS CALENDAR
JANUARY 1 NEW YEAR  DAY (Observed)
JANUARY 6 EPIPHANY DAY (Observed)
JANUARY 21 OUR LADY OF ALTAGRACIA'S DAY (Observed)
JANUARY 26 JUAN PABLO DUARTE 'S DAY (Observed)
FEBRUARY 27 INDEPENDENCY DAY (Observed)
MARCH / APRIL GOOD FRIDAY (Observed)
MARCH 30 THE MARCH 30TH BATTLE DAY
MAY 1 LABOR'S DAY (Observed)
MAY 16 ELECTIONS DAY (Observed every 4 years only)
LAST SUNDAY OF MAY MOTHERS DAY
JUNE / JULY CORPUS CHRISTI'S DAY
JULY 25 SANTIAGO APOSTOL'S DAY
LAST SUNDAY OF JULY FATHERS DAY
AUGUST 16 RESTORATION'S DAY (Observed)
SEPTEMBER 24 OUR LADY OF MERCEDES' DAY (Observed)
OCTOBER 12 COLUMBUS DAY
DECEMBER 24 CHRISTMAS EVE
DECEMBER 25 CHRISTMAS DAY (Observed)
DECEMBER 31 NEW YEAR EVE

NOTE: DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

There are a new rule about holidays: If the holiday is taken place on the middle of the week (such as Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) the holiday will be celebrated on the next Monday of the following week. This apply only for the holidays marked as observed.


PARADES CALENDAR

Parade name Date Place on the province
Santiago's Carnival All February Month Santiago City
Villa Gonzalez Parade June 29 Villa Gonzalez
Saint Santiago July 25 Santiago City
Villa Bisono's Parade July 26 Villa Bisono(Navarrete)
San Jose De Las Matas Parade August 18 San Jose de Las Matas
Restoration Memorial Day August 16 Santiago City
Tamboril Parade October 24 Tamboril

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