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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.


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
Feast of the Immaculate Conception Feast of the Immaculate Conception Religious/Beliefs Christianity, Catholic
Christmas Eve Christmas Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Christmas Christmas Public, Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Epiphany Epiphany - Three Kings Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday / Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Maundy Thursday Maundy Thursday 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
Ascension Day Ascension Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Día del Arbol (Day of the Tree) - Venezuela Arbor Day / Plant a Tree Day Noteworthy & Common
Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Assumption of Mary Assumption Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity