Vanuatu 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
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Father Lini Day
Sunday, February 21, 2021 Father Lini Day is a public holiday in Vanuatu
Day off for Father Lini Day
Monday, February 22, 2021 Father Lini Day is a public holiday in Vanuatu
Custom Chief's Day
Friday, March 5, 2021 Custom Chief's Day is a public holiday in Vanuatu
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Vanuatu (Port Vila)
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, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 13, 2021 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Vanuatu (Port Vila)
Children's Day
Saturday, July 24, 2021 Children's Day is a public holiday in Vanuatu
Independence Day
Friday, July 30, 2021 Independence Day is a public holiday in Vanuatu
Assumption of Mary
Sunday, August 15, 2021 The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
Day off for Assumption of Mary
Monday, August 16, 2021 The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Vanuatu (Port Vila)
Constitution Day
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Constitution Day is a public holiday in Vanuatu
Unity Day
Monday, November 29, 2021 Unity Day is a public holiday in Vanuatu
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Vanuatu (Port Vila)
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Family Day
Sunday, December 26, 2021 Family Day is a public holiday in Vanuatu
Day off for Family Day
Monday, December 27, 2021 Family Day is a public holiday in Vanuatu