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Holidays and Festivals in Colombia
Date Holiday Festival Location
January 1 New Year
Año Nuevo
National
January 1 La Circunsición National
January 6 Epiphany National
March 19 San José National
March or April Carnaval Barranquilla
March or April Semana Santa National, most famous in Popayan and Mompox
May 1 Dia de los Trabajadores
Labor Day
National
May or June Corpus Cristi National
June Sagrado Corazon de Jesús National
June 29 San Pedro y San Pablo National
July 20 Independence Day
Dia de la Independencia
National
August 7 Simón Bolívar wins the Batalla de Boyacá National
August 15 La Asunción de Nuestra Señora National
Last week in August Feria del Orinoco Ciudad Bolivar
October 12 Columbus Day
Dia de la Raza
National
November 1 Día de Todos Santos National
November 11 Independencia de Cartagena Cartagena
and National
December 8 Inmaculada Concepción National
December 25 Christmas Day
Navidad
National

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