Chile Public Holidays 2018


 
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Chile bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the second half of 2018, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Chile Public Holidays in 2018 Observance*
Jan.    Mon New Year's Day
        Tue Visit of Pope Francis (Santiago) Regional
        Wed Visit of Pope Francis (La Araucanía) Regional
        Thu Visit of Pope Francis (Tarapacá) Regional
Mar.    Fri Good Friday
        Sat Holy Saturday
May     Tue Labor Day
        Mon Navy Day
July  2 Mon Saints Peter and Paul's Day Holiday
     16 Mon Lady of Carmen Day
Aug. 15 Wed Assumption Day
Sep. 17 Mon Fiestas Pátrias
     18 Tue Independence Day
     19 Wed Army Day
Oct. 15 Mon Encuentro de Dos Mundos
Nov.  1 Thu All Saints' Day
      2 Fri Día de las Iglesias Evangélicas y Protestantes
Dec.  8 Sat Immaculate Conception Day
     25 Tue Christmas Day
     31 Mon Bank Holiday Banks
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

07 Sep 2018 Chile Mulls October 5 Public Holiday (Tramitación de proyectos-Congreso Nacional de Chile) The Chilean Democracia Cristiana party, has introduced a bill in the Chilean Congress to declare October 5 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Chile.  05 Aug 2018 Chilean 2020 Public Holidays Announced (Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social-Valparaiso) Chile's Ministro Secretario General de Gobierno, jointly with Chile's Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social, has announced the annual list of bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Chile ("Feriados de carácter general" and "Irrenunciable") for the calendar year 2020.  21 Jul 2018 Chile 5-Day September Public Holidays (Tramitación de proyectos-Congreso Nacional de Chile) The government of Chile has confirmed that the upcoming celebración de las Fiestas Patrias 2018 will encompass 5 consecutive days of non-working public holidays in Chile, from September 15 to September 19, 2018, inclusively.  04 Jan 2018 Chile Votes January 16 Public Holiday (Senado-Valparaiso) Chile's Senate has voted the Boletín 11544-06 which declares Tuesday, January 16, 2018, as an additional non-working public holiday in Chile to coincide with Pope Francis' visit to Santiago, in line with what was done for the following days' visits of Pope Francis to the regions of La Araucanía and Tarapacá.  26 Dec 2017 Chile December 29 Bank Holiday Ruled-Out (Superintendencia de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras-SBIF) Chile's Banking Association, the Superintendencia de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras (SBIF) has issued a communique ruling-out the "advancement" of the annual December 31, bank holiday of Chile to Friday, December 29, 2017.  13 Dec 2017 Chile Rules-Out January 16 Public Holiday (Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social-Valparaiso) The Chief of Staff of the Chilean Presidency, Gabriel de la Fuente, has announced that the Government of Chile would not declare Tuesday, January 16, 2018, as an additional non-working public holiday in Chile to coincide with Pope Francis' visit to Santiago, contrary to what was done for the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to the regions of La Araucanía and Tarapacá.  29 Nov 2017 Chilean 2019 Public Holidays Announced (Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social-Valparaiso) Chile's Ministro Secretario General de Gobierno, jointly with Chile's Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social, has announced the annual list of bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Chile ("Feriados de carácter general" and "Irrenunciable") for the calendar year 2019.  08 Nov 2017 Chile Votes January 17-18 Public Holidays (Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social-Valparaiso) Chile's lower house of Parliament (Cámara de Diputados) has approved by a vote of 84 for, 4 against and 14 abstentions, the declaration of January 17 and 18, 2018, as non-working public holidays in Chile, on account of the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to Chile.  27 Jun 2017 Chilean June 24 Public Holiday Bill (Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social-Valparaiso) Chile's President, Michelle Bachelet, has announced that she had sent a bill to congress which would create a new annual non-working public holiday in Chile on June 24 to commemorate Chile's native peoples.  17 Jan 2017 Chile 2017 Census Public Holiday Approved (Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas-INE) Chile's Senate has approved the declaration of the date of the upcoming National Census, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, as a one-off compulsory public holiday in Chile (feriado irrenunciable), thus making Wednesday, April 19, 2017, an official one-off compulsory public holiday in Chile.  02 Jan 2017 Chilean 2018 Public Holidays Announced (Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social-Valparaiso) Chile's Ministro Secretario General de Gobierno, jointly with Chile's Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social, has announced the annual list of bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Chile ("Feriados de carácter general" and "Irrenunciable") for the calendar year 2018.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Chile public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Independence Day and Army Day: the celebration of these 2 consecutive public holidays can last for up to 4 days, depending on which day of the week these 2 public holidays fall on.  Chile International Codes CL and CHL (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .cl (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Chile information and news: Central Bank of Chile (Chile central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Chile maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Chile), and Wikipedia (includes Chile commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Observance : Any entry in the Observance column indicates that, in Chile, the holiday may be regional or non-official or limited to certain religious and/or linguistic groups, or begin at a time other than midnight. Note that religious holidays are included only if they are national public holidays, or if the national labour code has specific holiday allowances for employees of specific religions.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2018 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Chile, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Chile, before planning any trip to Chile. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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