French Guiana has a total of 22 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|
||Monday||February 12||National holiday|
Shrove Tuesday is a religious holiday that is on the day before Ash Wednesday. It is also known as the Tuesday of Carnival, which is a festive occasion among many cultures.
|Tuesday||February 13||National holiday|
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
|Wednesday||February 14||National holiday|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||March 30||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|
||Tuesday||May 8||National holiday|
Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
|Thursday||May 10||National holiday|
Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.
|Monday||May 21||National holiday|
||Sunday||June 10||National holiday|
||Saturday||July 14||National holiday|
|Assumption of Mary
The feast day of the Assumption of Mary, also known as Assumption Day, is the principal feast day of the Virgin Mother Mary, according to Christian tradition. It is celebrated annually on or around August 15 although some countries celebrate the day at other times of the year.
|Wednesday||August 15||National holiday|
||Monday||October 15||Common local holiday|
|All Saints' Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
|Thursday||November 1||National holiday|
|All Souls' Day
All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.
||Sunday||November 11||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|