Guyana has a total of 22 holidays in 2022. 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
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Mashramani (Republic Day)
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 Mashramani (Republic Day) is a public holiday in Guyana
Phagwah (Holi)
Friday, March 18, 2022 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.
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Guyana (Georgetown)
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labor Day / May Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Day off for Labor Day / May Day
Monday, May 2, 2022 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Arrival Day
Thursday, May 5, 2022 Arrival Day is a public holiday in Guyana
Independence Day
Thursday, May 26, 2022 Independence Day is a public holiday in Guyana
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Guyana (Georgetown)
CARICOM Day
Monday, July 4, 2022 CARICOM Day is a public holiday in Guyana
Eid al-Adha
Saturday, July 9, 2022 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
Monday, August 1, 2022 Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Guyana
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Guyana (Georgetown)
Youman-Nabi (Mawlid)
Saturday, October 8, 2022 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Deepavali
Monday, October 24, 2022 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Guyana (Georgetown)
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Day off for Christmas Day
Monday, December 26, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Monday, December 26, 2022 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Guyana
Day off for Boxing Day
Tuesday, December 27, 2022 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Guyana