Holidays In Peru For The Rest Of The 2018


Every year, Peruvian authorities announce the holidays and days off for the next twelve months. Considering we are entering to the last four months of 2018, it’s good to recheck the calendar.

Officially, there are seven more holidays for Peru in 2018, including two days off with compensation for the public sector.

Maybe, you’re wondering about the remaining holiday’s dates, especially if you are planning to travel or run some errands in the last part of 2018. Check the list below:

  • Thursday, August 30th: Festivity of Santa Rosa de Lima. Usually, large groups of believers walk to the Church with the same name, located on Tacna Avenue in the historical center of Lima.
  • Friday, August 31st: Day off only for the public sector.
  • Monday, October 8th: Celebration of the Battle of Angamos. A naval encounter during the Pacific War between Chile and Peru.
  • Thursday, November 1st: All Saints Day. A catholic celebration extended around the world.
  • Friday, November 2nd: Day off only for the public sector.
  • Saturday, December 8th: Immaculate Conception’s Day. Another catholic celebration, commonly known for its mass and processions.
  • Tuesday, December 25th: Christmas.

Government employees will have two days off, with compensation. The first is Friday, August 31th, and then the Friday, November 2nd, according to the bill Nº 021-2017-TR, published on December 26th, 2017. Hours not worked in days off will be compensated on the next week after the holiday, or set by the public institution considering its own necessities.

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