Holidays and holidays

On national commemoration days, work activities cease with the exception of those related to continuous production process industries and other urgent and non-postponable jobs and tasks. In this case, transportation, hospital and care services, pharmacies, funeral homes and cemeteries are included; 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 1st: International Workers' Day.

• July 26: National Rebellion Day.

• October 10: Anniversary of the beginning of the Wars of Independence.

The second of January, the twenty-fifth and twenty-seventh of July are declared as holidays; December twenty-five and thirty-one of each year

Working Hours

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