Father's Day in Uruguay Date in the current year: July 10, 2016

Father's Day in Uruguay Father's Day in Uruguay is celebrated on the second Sunday in July. On this day, Uruguayans congratulate their fathers and express their love and gratitude.

Father's Day is a popular holiday that honors fathers and male parenting. It was created in the early 20th century by Sonora Smart Dodd, an American woman whose father, William Smart, was a widower and raised six children on his own. The first celebration took place on June 19, 1910 in Spokane, Washington.

Father's Day in USA and many other countries is celebrated on the third Sunday in June. It is the most popular date, but it is not the only one. Some countries have chosen other dates for the celebration, and Uruguay is one of them. In this South American country, the holiday dedicated to fathers is observed on the second Sunday in July. The origin of this date is unclear.

Uruguay Father's Day is not a public holiday, but it falls on a weekend, so most fathers can spend the day with their family. Even if they have to work on this day, they try to make at least some time for family bonding. On the occasion of Father's Day, children made small gifts and greeting cards to surprise their fathers. Some families go out for a fancy dinner or have a delicious home cooked meal.

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