Belize has a total of 21 holidays in 2019. 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.
Tuesday January 1 National holiday
National Heroes and Benefactors Day
Saturday March 9 National holiday
Day off for National Heroes and Benefactors Day
Monday March 11 National holiday
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20 Season
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday April 19 National holiday
Holy Saturday
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Saturday April 20 National holiday
Easter Monday
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Monday April 22 National holiday
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1 National holiday
Commonwealth Day
Friday May 24 National holiday
Day off for Commonwealth Day
Monday May 27 National holiday
June Solstice
Friday June 21 Season
St. George's Caye Day
Tuesday September 10 National holiday
Independence Day
Saturday September 21 National holiday
September Equinox
Monday September 23 Season
Day off for Independence Day
Monday September 23 National holiday
Pan American Day
Saturday October 12 National holiday
Day off for Pan American Day
Monday October 14 National holiday
Garifuna Settlement Day
Tuesday November 19 National holiday
December Solstice
Sunday December 22 Season
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday December 25 National holiday
Boxing Day
Thursday December 26 National holiday