Guernsey has a total of 18 holidays in 2017. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Weekday Date Type
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Sunday January 1 National holiday
March Equinox
Monday March 20 Season
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday March 26 Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday April 14 National holiday
Easter Monday
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Monday April 17 National holiday
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Monday May 1 National holiday
Liberation Day (except Alderney and Sark)
Tuesday May 9 Common local holiday
Liberation Day (only Sark)
Wednesday May 10 Common local holiday
Spring Bank Holiday
Monday May 29 National holiday
June Solstice
Wednesday June 21 Season
Summer Bank Holiday (only Alderney)
Monday August 7 Common local holiday
Summer Bank Holiday (except Alderney)
Monday August 28 Common local holiday
September Equinox
Friday September 22 Season
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday October 29 Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Homecoming Day (only Alderney)
Friday December 15 Common local holiday
December Solstice
Thursday December 21 Season
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday December 25 National holiday
Boxing Day
Tuesday December 26 National holiday