Upper Demerara-Berbice, Guyana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Upper Demerara-Berbice, Guyana for 2016 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 Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 1st Friday Durin's Day
February 23rd Tuesday Republic Day
February 23rd Tuesday Founder's Day
February 29th Monday Leap Day
March 3rd Thursday UN World Wildlife Day
March 20th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Sunday March Equinox
March 24th Thursday Festival of Colors
March 25th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
March 27th Sunday Easter
March 28th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 5th Tuesday First Contact Day
May 1st Sunday Labor Day
May 5th Thursday Arrival Day
May 26th Thursday Independence Day
June 20th Monday June Solstice
June 22nd Wednesday Summerween
July 4th Monday CARICOM Day Long weekend.
August 1st Monday Emancipation Day Long weekend.
August 18th Thursday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 30th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 12th Monday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
September 20th Tuesday Unification Day
September 22nd Thursday September Equinox
September 29th Thursday Hive Day
October 9th Sunday Federation Day
October 29th Saturday Festival of Lights
October 31st Monday Harry Potter Day
November 24th Thursday Hogswatch
December 11th Sunday Birth of the Prophet
December 21st Wednesday December Solstice
December 24th Saturday Christmas Eve
December 25th Sunday Decemberween
December 25th Sunday Christmas Day
December 26th Monday Boxing Day Long weekend.
December 31st Saturday 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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$ curl -G -d country="GY-UD" -d year="2016" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"