Skip to main content

Bolivia

Flag of Bolivia
Bolivia

Holidays & Observances in Bolivia

Bolivia is a landlocked country located in the middle of South America. Like many South American countries, it was owned by Spain for several hundred years. But Bolivians have managed to keep much of their culture from before Spanish rule, as most of the population is descended from Incan and pre-Incan tribes. Many people do not even speak Spanish. Roman Catholicism, as the predominant religion in Spain, has taken over in Bolivia, though it is often mixed with indigenous beliefs. There are very few national holidays in Bolivia, and religious holidays such as Carnival are generally the most enthusiastically celebrated.

 

Upcoming Popular Holidays

Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Common Observance Observance Type Religion/Belief
All Saints' Day All Saints' Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity, Catholic
Christmas Eve Christmas Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Christmas Christmas Public
Christmas Christmas Public, Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday / Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Good Friday Good Friday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Easter Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Labour Day / May Day Labour Day Public, Popular & Widely Observed
Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Religious/Beliefs Christianity