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French Polynesia has a total of 18 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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|New Year's Day
||Sunday, January 1, 2023||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Sunday, March 5, 2023||Missionary Day is a public holiday in French Polynesia|
||Monday, March 20, 2023||March Equinox in French Polynesia (Papeete)|
||Friday, April 7, 2023||Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.|
||Monday, April 10, 2023||Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.|
|Labor Day / May 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.|
||Monday, May 8, 2023||Victory Day is a public holiday in French Polynesia|
||Thursday, May 18, 2023||Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.|
||Monday, May 29, 2023||Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.|
||Wednesday, June 21, 2023||June Solstice in French Polynesia (Papeete)|
||Thursday, June 29, 2023||Autonomy Day is a public holiday in French Polynesia|
|French National Day
||Friday, July 14, 2023||French National Day is a public holiday in French Polynesia|
|Assumption of Mary
||Tuesday, August 15, 2023||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.|
||Saturday, September 23, 2023||September Equinox in French Polynesia (Papeete)|
|All Saints' Day
||Wednesday, November 1, 2023||Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.|
||Saturday, November 11, 2023||Armistice Day is a public holiday in French Polynesia|
||Friday, December 22, 2023||December Solstice in French Polynesia (Papeete)|
||Monday, December 25, 2023||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|