The official name of Venezuela is the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. There are 14 public holidays in Venezuela in 2025, and three of them 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.
Carnival Monday and Carnival Tuesday are the last days before Lenten fasting, which starts on Ash Wednesday, so people will use their fat ingredients to prepare for the fasting. Pancake with mixed eggs, milk, and flour is the most common food on these holidays. It falls on March 3, 2025.
This is the last day before Lenten fasting from Ash Wednesday, so people will use the fat ingredients to prepare for the fasting. It falls 47 days before Easter Sunday, and it is March 4, 2025.
Maundy Thursday is the Thursday before Easter, and it is an important Christian holiday that commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles and the Washing of the Feet. It falls on April 17, 2025.
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, April 18, 2025.
Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence is a public holiday in Venezuela, and it is observed on April 19, 2025. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the declaration of a local junta in Caracas on this day in 1810.
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.
Carabobo Battle is a public holiday in Venezuela, and it is observed on June 24, 2025. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the Battle of Carabobo in 1821.
Independence Day, also known as National Armed Forces Day, is a public holiday in Venezuela, and it is observed on July 5, 2025. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when the First Republic of Venezuela was established on this day in 1811.
Simón Bolívar's Birthday
Simón Bolívar's Birthday is a public holiday in Venezuela, and it is observed on July 24, 2025. The holiday commemorates the birthday of Simón Bolívar, Liberator of America.
Indigenous Resistance Day
Indigenous Resistance Day is a public holiday in Venezuela, and it is observed on October 12, 2025. The holiday commemorates the start of the indigenous struggles against European invasion.
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 Venezuela in 2025.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2025||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Carnival Monday||Mar 03, 2025||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Carnival Tuesday||Mar 04, 2025||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Maundy Thursday||Apr 17, 2025||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Good Friday||Apr 18, 2025||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Declaration of Independence||Apr 19, 2025||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Labor Day||May 01, 2025||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Carabobo Battle||Jun 24, 2025||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Independence Day||Jul 05, 2025||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Simón Bolívar's Birthday||Jul 24, 2025||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Indigenous Resistance Day||Oct 12, 2025||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Eve||Dec 24, 2025||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2025||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|New Year's Eve||Dec 31, 2025||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in Venezuela in 2025.