Puerto Rico

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Puerto Rico for 2020 ready to be integrated into your application.

In 1493, Christopher Columbus discovered the island “the rich port”, known as Puerto Rico. This island country the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico was officially established in 1508 and is located in the northeast Caribbean Sea. Although Puerto Rico is not officially a state, it is considered an unincorporated territory of the United States of America since 1917.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
January 5th Sunday Eve of Kings
January 6th Monday Day of the Three Wise Men Long weekend.
January 13th Monday Commemoration of the Birth of Eugenio María de Hostos
January 20th Monday Commemoration of the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Long weekend.
February 14th Friday Valentine's Day
February 17th Monday Presidents' Day Long weekend.
March 20th Friday March Equinox
March 22nd Sunday Day of the Abolition of Slavery
April 10th Friday Good Friday
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 20th Monday Commemoration of the Birth of José de Diego
May 10th Sunday Mother's Day
May 25th Monday Memorial Day Long weekend.
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
June 21st Sunday Father's Day
July 4th Saturday United States Independence Day
July 20th Monday Commemoration of the Birthday of Luis Muñoz Rivera
July 25th Saturday Commemoration of the Commonwealth
July 27th Monday Commemoration of the Birth of José Celso Barbosa
September 7th Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
October 12th Monday Discovery of America Long weekend.
October 31st Saturday Halloween
November 11th Wednesday Veterans Day
November 19th Thursday Discovery Day of Puerto Rico
November 26th Thursday Thanksgiving Day
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 31st Thursday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

We are continuously monitoring for changes to this data to ensure we're providing the most accurate information possible.
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
$ curl -G -d country="PR" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "PR",
  "year": "2020",
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
  country: 'PR',
  year: '2020',
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'PR',
  'year' => '2020',
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "PR"
$Body.year = "2020"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'PR',
  'year': '2020',
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'PR',
  'year': '2020',