Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events

Public holidays

Date English name Local name Remarks
January 1(Fixed) New Year's Day Año Nuevo
February - March(Floating) Carnival Carnaval Date (Monday & Tuesday) varies per liturgical calendar
March–April(Floating) Good Friday Viernes Santo Date varies per liturgical calendar
May 1(Floating) International Workers' Day Día del Trabajo, Primero de Mayo
May 24(Floating) The Battle of Pichincha (1822) Batalla de Pichincha
August 10(Floating) Declaration of Independence of Quito (1809) Primer Grito de Independencia
October 9(Floating) Independence of Guayaquil (1820) Independencia de Guayaquil
November 2(Floating) All Souls' Day Día de los Difuntos, Día de Muertos
November 3(Floating) Independence of Cuenca (1820) Independencia de Cuenca
December 25(Fixed) Christmas Day Día de Navidad

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