Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana for 2020 ready to be integrated into your application.

Guyana was originally inhabited by indigenous groups and is known as the “land of many waters” due to its many rivers. This English speaking country located on the northern coast of South America, was first settled by the Dutch in in the late 15th century, then in the 18th century, became a British colony. On February 23, 1970, the Co-Operative Republic of Guyana was established.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
February 23rd Sunday Republic Day
March 5th Thursday Festival of Colors
March 15th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Friday March Equinox
April 10th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 13th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Friday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 5th Tuesday Arrival Day
May 26th Tuesday Independence Day
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
June 22nd Monday Summerween
July 4th Saturday Freedom Day
July 6th Monday CARICOM Day Long weekend.
July 30th Thursday Feast of the Sacrifice
August 1st Saturday Emancipation Day
August 18th Tuesday Mail Order Catalog Day
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
October 28th Wednesday Birth of the Prophet
November 14th Saturday Festival of Lights
November 24th Tuesday Hogswatch
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 25th Friday Decemberween
December 25th Friday Winter Veil
December 26th Saturday Boxing Day
December 31st Thursday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="GY-DE" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"