Suriname has a total of 20 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Chinese New Year
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Chinese New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.
Revolution Day
Monday, February 25, 2019 Revolution Day is a public holiday in Suriname
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in Suriname (Paramaribo)
Holi Phagwa
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Holi Phagwa is a public holiday in Suriname
Good Friday
Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 22, 2019 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labor Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Eid al-Fitr
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in Suriname (Paramaribo)
Freedom Day
Monday, July 1, 2019 Freedom Day is a public holiday in Suriname
Indigenous Peoples Day
Friday, August 9, 2019 Indigenous Peoples Day is a public holiday in Suriname
Eid al-Adha
Monday, August 12, 2019 Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in Suriname (Paramaribo)
Day of the Maroons
Thursday, October 10, 2019 Day of the Maroons is a public holiday in Suriname
Sunday, October 27, 2019 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
Independence Day
Monday, November 25, 2019 Independence Day is a public holiday in Suriname
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in Suriname (Paramaribo)
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Thursday, December 26, 2019 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Suriname