Caribbean Netherlands

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in the Caribbean Netherlands for 2020 ready to be integrated into your application.

Located outside Hurricane Alley in the Caribbean Sea, is Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba. It is believed these islands were discovered in 1499 by Spanish explorers, and later settled by the Dutch in 1636. Originally these 3 islands were part of the Netherland Antilles, and are now part of a special municipality as of 2010. East access to island reefs have made this territory a popular scuba and snorkeling destination.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
February 24th Monday Shrove Monday Only in certain states. Long weekend.
March 20th Friday March Equinox
April 10th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 13th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 27th Monday King's Birthday Long weekend.
April 30th Thursday Rincon Day Only in certain states.
May 1st Friday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 10th Sunday Mother's Day Only in certain states.
May 21st Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 31st Sunday Pentecost
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
July 1st Wednesday Emancipation Day Only in certain states.
July 27th Monday Carnival Monday Only in certain states. Long weekend.
September 6th Sunday Bonaire Flag Day Only in certain states.
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
November 16th Monday Statia Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
November 16th Monday Sint Eustatius Flag Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
December 6th Sunday Saba Flag Day Only in certain states.
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 26th Saturday Day after Christmas
December 31st Thursday 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="BQ" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"