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Holidays and Festivals in Ecuador

Date Holiday Festival Location
January 1 New Year
Año Nuevo
January 6 Epiphany   National
March or April Carnaval   National
Semana Santa   National
May Marimba Festival   San Lorenzo
May 1 Dia de los Trabajadores
Labor Day
May 24 Battle of Pichincha   National
May or June Corpus Cristi   National
June 24   St. John the Baptist Otavalo
June 29 San Pedro y San Pablo   National
July 24 Birthday of Simon Bolivar   National
July 25 Founding of Guayaquil   Guayaquil
August Fiestas de San Lorenzo   San Lorenzo
August 10 Quito Independence Day   Quito
September 1- 15   Fiesta del Yamor Otavalo
September 23-24   La Virgen de las Mercedes Latacunga October 9 Guayaquil Independence Day   Guayaquil
October 12 Columbus Day
Dia de la Raza
November 1 - 2 Todos los Santos   National
November 3 Cuenca Independence Day   Cuenca
November 11 Latacunga Independence Day   Latacunga
December 6 Founding of Quito   Quito
December 25 Christmas Day
December 29 - 31 Yearend Celebrations   National

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