Saint Helena has a total of 16 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.
Day off for New Year
Monday, January 2, 2023 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Saint Helena (Jamestown)
Good Friday
Friday, April 7, 2023 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 9, 2023 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 10, 2023 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Saint Helena Day
Sunday, May 21, 2023 Saint Helena Day is a public holiday in Saint Helena
Day off for Saint Helena Day
Monday, May 22, 2023 Saint Helena Day is a public holiday in Saint Helena
Whit Monday
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.
Queen Elizabeth II's Birthday
Monday, June 19, 2023 Queen Elizabeth II's Birthday is a public holiday in Saint Helena
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Saint Helena (Jamestown)
August Bank Holiday
Monday, August 28, 2023 August Bank Holiday is a public holiday in Saint Helena
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Saint Helena (Jamestown)
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Saint Helena (Jamestown)
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2023 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Tuesday, December 26, 2023 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Saint Helena