Holidays, Commemoration dates and local festivities in Camagüey Know what are the holidays in which work activities recess; the national commemoration dates that recall extraordinary historical events and the main local celebrations in Camagüey, Cuba. Read more... •Jan 1: Anniversary of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution •May 1: May Day •Jul 26: National Rebelry Day •Oct 10: Anniversary of the beginning of the Independence Wars The following days are declared as holidays: January 2, July 25 and 27; December 25 and 31 of each year. The law may provide for other national commemoration days and holidays. On national commemoration days and holidays, work activities are recessed with the exception of those related to continuous production process industries and other urgent and inaccessible jobs and labors. This includes transport, hospital and healthcare services, pharmacies, funeral homes and cemeteries; fuel outlets, lodging services, tourist centers, communications and others authorized by law. Restaurants, cafes, public shows, food trade and other activities related to the preparation and sale of food to the population will remain opened at the time indicated by the respective national organs, agencies and entities. When the days of national commemoration May 1 and October 10 coincide with a Sunday, the Sunday rest is moved to the following Monday. The following events are officially commemorated each year: •January 28: Birthday of the National Hero, José Martí •February 28: Re-start of the Independence Wars •March 8: International Women´s Day •March 13: Revolutionary attack to the Presidential Palace •Abril 16: Militiaman´s Day •Abril 19: Bay of Pigs Victory •May 17: Agrarian Reform Day and Peasant Day •July 30: Fall in combat of Frank País García, Revolution Martyrs Day •August 12: Popular Victory against the tyranny of Gerardo Machado •October 6: Day of the State Terrorism Victims •October 8: Fall in combat of Commander Ernesto Ché Guevara de la Serna, Day of the Heroic guerrilla man •October 28: Disappearance of Commander Camilo Ciefuegos Gorriarán •November 27: Shooting to the medicine students by the spanish army, Students Mourning Day •December 2: Landing of the expeditionary fighters on Granma Yacht, Day of the Revolutionary Armed Forces •December 7: Fall in combat of Lieutenant General Antonio Maceo Grajales, Day of the combatants fallen in our Independence Wars and the internationalist struggles of our people. On the days of official commemoration work activities do not cease. Public festive and humorous shows suspend their activities on July 30 and December 7. Local celebrations: Camagüey celebrates in a special way on February 2, the anniversary of the foundation of the city, as well as the week between June 24, St. John's Day and June 29, St. Peter's Day, between these two dates are celebrated the parties known as San Juan Camagüeyano, our carnival. Another festival of special significance is the Fiesta del Tinajón, where all the artistic manifestations of the province are revealed.