Holidays in Bolivia 2025

There are 11 public holidays in Bolivia in 2025, two of which fall on weekends.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2025, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Plurinational State Foundation Day
The holiday is observed on January 22, 2025, and commemorates the anniversary of the country's name being changed to the Plurinational State of Bolivia in 2009.

The holiday lasts two days, March 3 and 4, 2025. It is the last day before Lenten fasting from Ash Wednesday, so people will use the fat ingredients to prepare for the fasting.

Good Friday
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed on Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday. In 2025, Good Friday is celebrated on April 18 in both Western and Eastern churches.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2025, and it celebrates the achievements of workers. The holiday originates in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.

Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi celebrates the real presence of the body and blood, soul and divinity of Jesus Christ in the elements of the Eucharist. It is observed on June 19, 2025.

Andean New Year
Andean New Year, or Willkakuti, is a public holiday in Bolivia, observed on June 21, 2025. The holiday commemorates the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, which is the shortest period of daylight and the longest night of the year.

Independence Day
Independence Day is observed on August 6, 2025. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of Bolivia gaining its independence from Spain in 1825.

All Souls' Day
This is a day of prayer and remembrance for the souls of those who have died, observed on November 2, 2025.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2025, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.

The following is the list of public holidays in Bolivia 2025.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2025WednesdayPublic Holiday
Plurinational State Foundation DayJan 22, 2025WednesdayPublic Holiday
Carnival MondayMar 03, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Carnival TuesdayMar 04, 2025TuesdayPublic Holiday
Good FridayApr 18, 2025FridayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Corpus ChristiJun 19, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Andean New YearJun 21, 2025SaturdayPublic Holiday
Independence DayAug 06, 2025WednesdayPublic Holiday
All Souls' DayNov 02, 2025SundayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Bolivia in 2025.

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