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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Holiday Date Details
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
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Guyana (Georgetown)
Phagwah (Holi)
Sunday, March 28, 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.
Good Friday
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 5, 2021 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labor Day / May Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Arrival Day
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Arrival Day is a public holiday in Guyana
Independence Day
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Independence Day is a public holiday in Guyana
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Guyana (Georgetown)
Monday, July 5, 2021 CARICOM Day is a public holiday in Guyana
Eid al-Adha
Wednesday, July 21, 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.
Emancipation Day
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
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Guyana (Georgetown)
Youman-Nabi (Mawlid)
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.
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Guyana (Georgetown)
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
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