Guinea-bissau has a total of 14 holidays in 2023. 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
Sunday, January 1, 2023 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Heroes Day
Friday, January 20, 2023 Heroes Day is a public holiday in Guinea-Bissau
International Women's Day
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 International Women's Day is a public holiday in Guinea-Bissau
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Guinea-Bissau (Bissau)
Eid al-Fitr
Saturday, April 22, 2023 Eid al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Labour Day
Monday, May 1, 2023 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Guinea-Bissau (Bissau)
Eid al-Adha
Thursday, June 29, 2023 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.
Martyrs' Day
Thursday, August 3, 2023 Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Guinea-Bissau
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Guinea-Bissau (Bissau)
Independence Day (National Day)
Sunday, September 24, 2023 Independence Day (National Day) is a public holiday in Guinea-Bissau
Readjustment Movement Day
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 Readjustment Movement Day is a public holiday in Guinea-Bissau
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Guinea-Bissau (Bissau)
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2023 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.