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Cape Verde Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 public holidays in Africa, EMEA and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Cape Verde 2026 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Cape Verde public holidays in 2026 is:

Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Jan Thursday New Year's Day (Ano Novo)
Jan Tuesday Democracy Day
Jan Tuesday Heroes' Day (Aniversário da morte de Amílcar Cabral)
Feb Tuesday Carnaval (except full day in São Vicente) government afternoon
Feb Wednesday Ash Wednesday (except morning only in São Vicente) government
Apr Friday Good Friday banks government
Apr Wednesday Praia City Day municipal
May Friday Labour Day
May Tuesday Praia Municipal Day municipal
June Monday Youth Day (Dia da Criança)
July Sunday Independence Day
Aug Saturday Assumption Day (Dia da Padroeira Nacional)
Nov Sunday All Saints' Day
Dec Friday Christmas Day (Natal)

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Global Holidays Observed in Cape Verde

Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Cape Verde, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2023-2033).

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