Holidays

National Holidays · Local Events & Festivals

1st January - New Year's Day

Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday - Carnival

Monday, Thursday and Good Friday - Easter

19th April - Declaration of Independence

1st May - Labor Day

24th June - Battle of Carabobo

5th July - Independence Day

24th July - Bolívar's Birthday

12th October - Discovery of America

25th December - Christmas Day


Local Events and Festivals top

January
Paradura del Niño (Mérida, 1st - 2nd)
Feria Internacional de San Sebastián (San Cristóbal, 7th - 30th)
La Divina Pastora (Barquisimeto)
Fiesta de la Voz de Oro (Barquisimeto)
Santa Inés (Cumana, 22nd)

February
Feria del Sol (Mérida)
Danceros de la Candelaria (Mérida)
Pre-Lenten Carnival (Carúpano)

March
San José (Paraguachí, Margarita and Maracay, 16th - 26th)
Fiesta del Joropo (Elorza, Apure State, 19th)

May
Velorio de la Cruz de Mayo (Caracas and Carúpano, 3rd)
San Antonio del Táchira (San Antonio del Táchira, 13th - 20th)
San Isidro (Maracaibo and Mérida, 15th)
Los Diablos Danzantes (San Francisco de Yare)
June Fiesta de San Juan (Curiepe, Miranda State, 23rd)
Fiestas de La Virgen (La Asunción, Margarita)

July
Batalla de Matasiete (La Asunción, Margarita, 31st)
August Fiesta del Orinoco (Cuidad Bolívar)
Feria de las Flores (Caripe, 2nd - 12th)
Asunción de la Virgen (Carúpano 15th and La Asunción, Margarita, 14th - 15th)

September
Fiesta de La Virgen de Coromoto (Guanare, 8th)
Fiesta de Nuestra Señora del Valle (Margarita, 8th -15th)

October
Virgen del Rosario (Maracaibo, 5th)
Nuestra Señora del Pilar (Caripe, 10th -12th)

November
Santos y Fideles Difuntos (Cumana, 2nd)
Feria de Valencia (Valencia, 15th - 22nd)
Feria de la Chinita (Maracaibo, 18th)

December
Fiesta de la Zaragoza (Barquisimeto, 28th)

 

 

 

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