On national commemoration days, work activities are recessed with the exception of those related to continuous production process of industries and other urgent jobs and labors that cannot be postponed This includes transport, hospital and healthcare services, pharmacies, funeral homes and cemeteries; fuel outlets, lodging services, tourist centers, communications and others authorized by law. These days are:

• January 1: Anniversary of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution.
• May 1: International Workers Day
• July 26: National Rebellion Day.
• October 10: Anniversary of the beginning of the Wars of Independence

The 1st and 2 nd of January, 25 and 27 of July are declared as holidays; as well as December 25 and 31 each year.

Work Schedules

The working hours in Cuba are between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Among the establishments that provide 24-hour service, there are medical, transportation and various gastronomic services. The museums open from 10:00 a.m. and generally remain closed on Mondays. The theaters respond to the specific schedules of their programming.