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Holidays & Observances in Venezuela

Venezuela is a Spanish-speaking country in South America. Its culture stems from a mixture of indigenous, African, and Spanish influences. Most of the people in Venezuela live in cities and follow a more western lifestyle. The country dwellers tend to maintain indigenous culture including often practicing indigenous religions even though Roman Catholicism is by far the predominant religion of the country. Holidays are filled with colorful traditions and celebrated enthusiastically.


Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Observance Type Religion/Belief
Feast of the Immaculate Conception Religious/Beliefs Christianity, Catholic
Christmas Eve Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Christmas Public, Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
New Year's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Epiphany Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday / Fat Tuesday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
International Women's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Maundy Thursday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Good Friday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Labour Day / May Day Public, Popular & Widely Observed
Ascension Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Día del Arbol (Day of the Tree) - Venezuela Noteworthy & Common
Corpus Christi Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Assumption of Mary Religious/Beliefs Christianity
All Saints' Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity, Catholic