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Guyana has a total of 21 holidays in 2021. 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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|New Year's Day Holiday
||Friday, January 1, 2021||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
|Mashramani (Republic Day)
||Tuesday, February 23, 2021||Mashramani (Republic Day) is a public holiday in Guyana|
||Saturday, March 20, 2021||March Equinox in Guyana (Georgetown)|
||Monday, March 29, 2021||Holi is a spring festival of colors celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and others. It celebrates the triumph of good over evil and the upcoming season of spring. The festival can last up to sixteen days.|
||Friday, April 2, 2021||Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.|
||Monday, April 5, 2021||Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.|
|Labor Day / May Day
||Saturday, May 1, 2021||Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Wednesday, May 5, 2021||Arrival Day is a public holiday in Guyana|
||Wednesday, May 26, 2021||Independence Day is a public holiday in Guyana|
||Monday, June 21, 2021||June Solstice in Guyana (Georgetown)|
||Monday, July 5, 2021||CARICOM Day is a public holiday in Guyana|
|Eid ul Adha
||Tuesday, July 20, 2021||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.|
||Sunday, August 1, 2021||Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Guyana|
|Day off for Emancipation Day
||Monday, August 2, 2021||Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Guyana|
||Wednesday, September 22, 2021||September Equinox in Guyana (Georgetown)|
||Tuesday, October 19, 2021||Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.|
||Thursday, November 4, 2021||Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.|
||Tuesday, December 21, 2021||December Solstice in Guyana (Georgetown)|
||Saturday, December 25, 2021||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Sunday, December 26, 2021||Boxing Day is a public holiday in Guyana|
|Day off for Boxing Day
||Monday, December 27, 2021||Boxing Day is a public holiday in Guyana|