Holidays in Paraguay 2024

There are 12 public holidays in Paraguay in 2024, two of which fall on weekends.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2024, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Heroes' Day
The holiday honors the bravery of Francisco Lopez during the War of the Triple Alliance and those who helped Paraguay develop into what it is today. The celebration date is March 1, 2024.

Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday is the Thursday before Easter, an important Christian holiday commemorating the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles and the Washing of the Feet. It falls on March 28, 2024.

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, March 29, 2024.

Labor Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2024, 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.

Independence Day
Independence Day is a public holiday in Paraguay that celebrates the country's independence from Spain in 1811. This holiday is celebrated on May 14 and 15, 2024.

Chaco Armistice
The public holiday was observed in Paraguay on June 12, 2024, to commemorate the end of the Chaco War between Paraguay and Bolivia from 1932 to 1935.

Founding of Asuncion
The Founding of Asunción is a public holiday in Paraguay on August 15, 2024. It commemorates the founding of Asunción, the capital of Paraguay, on this day in 1537.

Boqueron Battle Victory Day
The holiday is observed on September 29, 2024. The country honors the battle heroes and celebrates the victory of the Battle of Boquerón, a battle fought from September 7–29, 1932, between the Bolivian and Paraguayan armies.

Virgin of Caacupé Day
It's a celebration of the Christian holiday known as The Feast of the Immaculate Conception in English. The holiday is observed on December 8, 2024, and it celebrates the Virgin Mary has been free of original sin from the moment of her conception.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2024, 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 Paraguay 2024.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Heroes' DayMar 01, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Maundy ThursdayMar 28, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday
Good FridayMar 29, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Labor DayMay 01, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
National HolidayMay 14, 2024TuesdayPublic Holiday
Independence DayMay 15, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Chaco ArmisticeJun 12, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Founding of AsuncionAug 15, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday
Boqueron Battle Victory DaySep 29, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
Virgin of Caacupé DayDec 08, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Paraguay in 2024.

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