Belize has a total of 20 holidays in 2018. 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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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||January 1||National holiday|
|National Heroes and Benefactors Day
||Friday||March 9||National holiday|
|Day off for National Heroes and Benefactors Day
||Monday||March 12||National holiday|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||March 30||National holiday|
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
|Saturday||March 31||National holiday|
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
|Monday||April 2||National holiday|
|Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Tuesday||May 1||National holiday|
|Day off for Commonwealth Day
||Monday||May 21||National holiday|
||Thursday||May 24||National holiday|
|St. George's Caye Day
||Monday||September 10||National holiday|
||Friday||September 21||National holiday|
|Pan American Day
||Friday||October 12||National holiday|
|Day off for Pan American Day
||Monday||October 15||National holiday|
|Garifuna Settlement Day
||Monday||November 19||National holiday|
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||December 25||National holiday|
||Wednesday||December 26||National holiday|