Public Holidays in Cuba

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

Public holidays in Cuba
Public holidays in Cuba

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

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


Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country that includes the island of Cuba, Isla de la Juventud, and several minor archipelagos. Cuba is located at the confluence of the northern Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic Ocean.

The Republic of Cuba is made up of one large island and several smaller ones located on the Caribbean Sea’s northern rim. Cuba is the Caribbean’s largest country, accounting for more than half of the West Indian land area.

The Straits of Florida separate Cuba from Florida, the Bahamas and Jamaica from various channels, Haiti from the Windward Passage, and Mexico from the Yucat√°n Channel and the Gulf of Mexico.

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.

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Sovereign nations and territories like Cuba 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.

Cuba Public Holidays

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

Every year on a Cuba 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 Cuba public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, regional public holidays, non-working national holidays and probably sectorial holidays.

Holidays in Cuba

Jan 01: Triumph of the Revolution

Jan 02: Victory Day

Apr 02: Good Friday

May 01: Labour Day

Jul 25: Revolution Anniversary Holiday

Jul 26: National Revolution Day

Jul 27: Revolution Anniversary Holiday

Oct 10: Independence Day

Dec 25: Christmas Day

Dec 31: New Year’s Eve

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

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Cuba public holidays listed above

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