Guyana Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

Public holiday note

(a) Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given below are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Eid al-Fitr, Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Eid al-Fitr itself. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha may last up to several days, depending on the region.

(b) Hindu festivals are declared according to local astronomical observations and it is not possible to forecast the date of their occurrence exactly.

2021

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2021
February
23
Republic Day (Mashramani)
Start date:
23 February 2021
March
29
Phagwah (Holi)
Start date:
29 March 2021
April
02
Good Friday
Start date:
2 April 2021
April
05
Easter Monday
Start date:
5 April 2021
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2021
May
05
Indian Arrival Day
Start date:
5 May 2021
May
13
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
13 May 2021
May
26
Independence Day
Start date:
26 May 2021
July
05
CARICOM Day
Start date:
5 July 2021
July
20
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
20 July 2021
August
01
Emancipation Day
Start date:
1 August 2021
October
19
Youman Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Start date:
19 October 2021

Celebrated 5 days later for Shi'a.

November
04
Diwali (Festival of Lights)
Start date:
4 November 2021
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2021
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