Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda for 2019 ready to be integrated into your application.

Located where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Caribbean Sea, lies the islands of Antigua and Barbuda. This Commonwealth country is actually made up of multiple islands in the West Indies. Christopher Columbus explored Antigua in 1493, which was later colonized by Great Britain in 1632. Barbuda was later colonized in 1678. On November 1, 1981, they gained independence from the United Kingdom and were founded as a country.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Tuesday New Year's Day
January 1st Tuesday Durin's Day
March 1st Friday Leap Day
March 3rd Sunday UN World Wildlife Day
March 5th Tuesday Shrove Tuesday
March 6th Wednesday Ash Wednesday
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 5th Friday First Contact Day
April 19th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 21st Sunday Easter
April 22nd Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
May 12th Sunday Mother's Day
June 10th Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 16th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Friday June Solstice
June 22nd Saturday Summerween
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
November 1st Friday Independence Day Long weekend.
November 24th Sunday Hogswatch
December 9th Monday V.C. Bird Day Long weekend.
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 26th Thursday Boxing Day
December 31st Tuesday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="AG-10" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"