Public Holidays in Argentina

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Public holidays in Argentina list. Below are National public holidays in Argentina .

Public holidays in Argentina
Public holidays in Argentina

These are Argentina public holidays, national days observed nationwide in Argentina as declared by the Federal government or the supreme authority of the country.

Comprehensive list of public holidays celebrated in Argentina with dates (which may varies) and concise information on the origin or cause and meaning of holidays.


Argentina, formally the Argentine Republic, is a South American country in the southern hemisphere. Argentina, South America’s second-largest country, dominates the continent’s southern reaches.

Argentina is bordered on the north by Bolivia, on the east by Paraguay, on the south by Brazil, Uruguay, and the Atlantic Ocean, and on the west by Chile.

Argentina’s public holidays are governed by various decrees. Each decree specifies whether the holiday is a “standard holiday,” defined as one that is observed on its actual date regardless of the day of the week, or a “revolving holiday,” which is observed on the day of its occurrence unless it is a weekend, then it is moved to the following Monday.

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The government of Argentina also often issues bridge holidays when a holiday occurs on a Thursday. They will declare the follow day of Friday a holiday to allow for an extended weekend.

Public Holiday

A public holiday, national holiday, or better still legal holiday, is a holiday generally established by law and is usually a non-working day during the year.

Sovereign nations and territories like Argentina observe holidays based on events of significance to their history, such as the National Day.

The public holidays are generally days of celebration or commemoration, like the anniversary of a significant historical event, or can be a religious celebration.

Public holidays can fall on a specific day of the year, be tied to a certain day of the week in a certain month or follow other calendar systems like the Lunar calendar, Islamic calendar and others.

Argentina Public Holidays

In the Argentina , a federal holiday is a calendar date that is recognized and designated by the federal government of the Argentina as a holiday.

Every year on a Argentina public holiday, non-essential federal government offices are closed, stock market trading may usually be suspended, and every federal government employee is paid for the holiday as well.

Institutions, such as banks, businesses, and schools may be closed on public holidays. In various parts of the country, state and city holidays may be observed concurrently with federal public holidays.

Below are the list of upcoming official Argentina public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, regional public holidays, non-working national holidays and probably sectorial holidays.

Holidays in Argentina

Jan 01: New Year’s Day

Feb 15: Carnival Monday

Feb 16: Carnival Tuesday

Mar 24: Truth and Justice Memorial Day

Apr 01: Maundy Thursday

Apr 02: Good Friday

Apr 02: Malvinas Day

May 01: Labour Day

May 24: May Day Revolution (Bridge Day)

May 25: May Day Revolution

Jun 20: Father’s Day

Jun 20: National Flag Day

Jun 21: Martin Miguel de Guemes Day (in lieu)

Jul 09: Independence Day

Aug 16: San Martin’s Day

San Martin is regarded as the most important Argentinian founding father, who liberated not only a part of Argentina but also helped liberate Chile and Peru along with O’Higgins and BolĂ­var.

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San Martin’s Day

Oct 08: Public Holiday

Oct 11: Day of respect for cultural diversity (in lieu)

Oct 17: Mother’s Day

Nov 22: Day of National Sovereignty

Dec 08: Immaculate Conception Day

Dec 25: Christmas Day

*Meanwhile, if a non-working public holiday in Argentina happens during the weekend, then the Monday after would be non-working.

Argentina public holidays listed above

We hope that this list of public holidays in Argentina gives you an idea of which work-free days there is, being a citizen of Argentina or a visitor or probably checking to know which date is which.