Papua New Guinea has a total of 15 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
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)
Good Friday
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 3, 2021 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 4, 2021 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 5, 2021 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Queen's Birthday
Monday, June 14, 2021 The Queen's birthday, also known as the Queen's Official Birthday, is celebrated in many Commonwealth countries around the world. It is a public holiday in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, and Gibraltar, although on different dates.
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)
National Remembrance Day
Friday, July 23, 2021 National Remembrance Day is a public holiday in Papua New Guinea
National Day of Repentance
Thursday, August 26, 2021 National Day of Repentance is a public holiday in Papua New Guinea
Independence Day
Thursday, September 16, 2021 Independence Day is a public holiday in Papua New Guinea
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)
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 Papua New Guinea