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Set DatePicker Culture in MVC Report Viewer


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The datepicker is a Kendo widget. That is why the Html5 MVC Report Viewer localization will not affect its date representation.

This KB article gives a brief description of how to set up another language. The example will demonstrate the date representation in Spanish.


  1. Add the following script after the script for the report viewer:

    <script src=""></script>
  2. Then, the culture of the Kendo widget must be set through the script below which should be placed before the report viewer's initialization:

    <script type="text/javascript">


    A sample project can be found in our GitHub repository.

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