Puerto Rico Public Holidays

Little known fact: Puerto Rico might be a tiny island, but we celebrate more public holidays than the majority of the world!  Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2014 period.

 

JANUARY 2014

1: new year’s day

6: Three Kings’ Day / Epiphany

13: Birthday of Eugenio María de Hostos

16-19 Festival San Sebastian (celebrated in metro Old San Juan)

20: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

 

FEBRUARY 2014

14: Valentine’s Day (not a public holiday but celebrated)

17: Presidents’ Day

 

MARCH 2014

22: Emancipation Day

 

APRIL 2014

18: Good Friday

21: José de Diego Day

 

MAY 2014

26: Memorial Day

 

JULY 2014

4: US Independence Day

21: Luis Muñoz Rivera’s Birthday

25: Puerto Rican Constitution Day

27: José Celso Barbosa’s Birthday

 

SEPTEMBER 2014

01: Labor day

 

OCTOBER 2014

13: Columbus Day

31: Halloween (not a public holiday, but celebrated)

 

NOVEMBER 2014

11: Veterans’ Day

19: Discovery of Puerto Rico Day

22: Thanksgiving Day

 

DECEMBER 2014

25: Christmas Day
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