Holidays in Puerto Rico
All official public holidays
in Puerto Rico
are determined by the State
. However, there is an innumerable cultural holidays celebrated at each town and in the island; such as the Patron Feasts. This article tries to list all the majorly known holidays nation-wide.
Public Holidays with a set Date
Public Holidays without a set Date
|First Monday in January
||Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr
||Nacimiento de Martin Luther King, Jr.
Conmemoración del Natalicio de Martin Luther King, Jr
|Third Monday in February
||Día de Washington
Natalicio de Washington
|First Monday in September
||Día del Trabajo
|Second Monday in October
||Descubrimiento de América
|Fourth Thursday in November
||Acción de Gracias
Día de Acción de Gracias
Día del Pavo
Religious Holidays with a set Date
||Three Wise Men Eve
||Víspera de los Tres Reyes Magos
||Traditionally, children leave a box with grass for the Three Wise Men camels and a glass of water for the Three Wise Men.
||Three Wise Men
||Día de los Tres Reyes Magos
||Traditionally, children will find that the camels ate the grass and the Three Wise Men drank the water left for them by the kids the day before.
Día de Nochebuena
||New Year's Eve
Fin de Año
Religious Holidays without a set Date