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Public Holidays

Public holidays in Argentina

As a predominantly Christian country, Argentina has aligned its national holidays with Christian events. Remarkably, the Solemnity of Pentecost is not a public holiday. Instead, several commemorative days and the famous Carnival can be found in the calendar.

At first glance, Argentine holidays are quite numerous, but often apply only regionally or to specific population groups. Although Jewish and Muslim communities are clearly in the minority, the Jewish and Islamic New Years are considered holidays for them, respectively. Yom Kippur and the breaking of the fast at the end of Ramadan are also non-working days for Jews and Muslims, respectively.

If a public holiday falls on a day that is already a work-free day, the following Monday is often a work-free day.


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Non-movable holidays

Non-statutory holidays are written in gray.

DateholidayLocal name
Jan. 1stNew Year's DayAño Nuevo
March 24thDictatorship Commemoration Day 1976Día de la Memoria
May 1stLabor DayDía del Trabajador
May 25thMay Revolution of 1810Día de la Revolución de Mayo
June 17thDeath anniversary of General GüemesMuerte del General Martín Miguel de Güemes
June 20thFlag DayDía de la Bandera
July 9thIndependence DayDía de la Independencia
Dec. 8thImmaculate Conception DayDía de la Concepción Inmaculada
Dec. 24thChristmas EveNochebuena
Dec. 25thChristmas DayNavidad
Dec. 26thBoxing DayDía de Navidad 2
Dec. 31stNew Year's EveFiesta de Fin de Año



Moving Holidays in Argentina

holidayLocal name20222023202420252026
Green MondayLunes de CarnavalFeb. 28thFeb. 20thFeb. 12thMarch 3rdFeb. 16th
Shrove TuesdayMartes de CarnavalMarch 1stFeb. 21stFeb. 13thMarch 4thFeb. 17th
Ash WednesdayMiércoles de CenizaMarch 2ndFeb. 22ndFeb. 14thMarch 5thFeb. 18th
Falklands War Memorial Day (regional only)Día de las MalvinasApril 4thApril 3rdApril 1stApril 7thApril 6th
Maundy Thursday (regional only)Jueves SantoApril 14thApril 6thMarch 28thApril 17thApril 2nd
Good FridayViernes SantoApril 15thApril 7thMarch 29thApril 18thApril 3rd
Easter SundayPascuasApril 17thApril 9thMarch 31stApril 20thApril 5th
Easter MondayLunes SantoApril 18thApril 10thApril 1stApril 21stApril 6th
Festival of breaking the fastMay 2ndApril 21stApril 9thMarch 30thMarch 19th
Father's DayDía del PadreJune 19thJune 18thJune 16thJune 15thJune 21st
Festival of SacrificeJuly 9thJune 28thJune 16thJune 6thMay 26th
Islamic New YearJuly 29thJuly 18thJuly 7thJune 26thJune 16th
San MartínDía del Libertador San MartínAug. 15thAug. 21stAug. 19thAug. 18thAug. 17th
Jewish New YearSept. 26thSept. 16thOct. 3rdSept. 23rdSept. 12th
2nd Jewish New YearSept. 27thSept. 17thOct. 4thSept. 24thSept. 13th
Yom KippurOct. 5thSept. 25thOct. 12thOct. 2ndSept. 21st
Cultural Diversity DayDía del Respeto a la Diversidad CulturalOct. 10thOct. 9thOct. 14thOct. 13thOct. 12th
Mother's DayDía de la MadreOct. 16thOct. 15thOct. 20thOct. 19thOct. 18th
National Sovereignty DayDía de la Soberanía NacionalNov. 28thNov. 27thNov. 25thNov. 24thNov. 23rd

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