Public holidays in Honduras are centered on Christianity and the commemoration of events in Honduran history. Each celebration is very important to many families across this country. They are often celebrated with extended family members, and friends. On a few of the most important holidays, such as Independence Day and holy week parades and processions are held from early morning to later in the afternoon or evening.

Public holidays

Date English Name
January 1 New Year
April 14 America's Day
March–April Holy Week (In especially Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday)
May 1 Labor Day
September 15 Independence Day
October 3 Francisco Morazán's Day/Soldier's Day
October 12 Columbus Day
October 21 Army Day
December 25 Christmas



Date English Name
January 25 Women's Day
February 3 Virgin of Suyapa's Day
March 19 Father's Day
April 19 Spanish Language Day
May's second Sunday Mother's Day
June 11 Student's Day
July 14 Honduran's Day
July 20 Lempira's Day
September 1 National Flag's Day
September 10 Children's Day
September 17 Teacher's Day
December 24 Christmas Eve
December 31 New Year's Eve


  1. ^ "Feriados Nacionales de Honduras - Nacer en Honduras". Nacerenhonduras.com. Retrieved 14 October 2017.