We have indicated below the official and non-official holidays in Dominican Republic. These dates are important to know for travelers, because you can find some of the shops and main attractions closed, so it is good to know when public holidays are celebrated to plan your vacation accordingly.
National Public Holidays
New Year's Day|January 1|January 1** Catholic day of the Epiphany or Three Kings Day|January 6|January 6** Our Lady of La Altagracia - Patroness Day|January 21|January 21** Birthday of Juan Pablo Duarte - Founding Father|January 26|January 26** Independence Day|February 27|February 27** Good Friday|April 6|March 29** Easter Sunday|April 24|March 31** International Workers Day|May 1|May 1** Corpus Christi Day|June 7|May 30** Restoration Day|August 16|August 16** Our Lady of Las Mercedes|September 24|September 24** Columbus Day|October 12|October 12** Constitution Day|November 6|November 6** Christmas Day|December 25|December 25**
Non Public Holidays
National Secretary Day|April 26|April 26** Mother's Day|May 29|May 27** Father's Day|July 31|July 29** Christmas Eve|December 24|December 24** New Year's Eve|December 31|December 31**