Upper Demerara-Berbice, Guyana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Upper Demerara-Berbice, Guyana for 2018 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 Monday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 1st Monday Durin's Day
February 23rd Friday Republic Day Long weekend.
February 23rd Friday Founder's Day
March 1st Thursday Leap Day
March 2nd Friday Festival of Colors Long weekend.
March 3rd Saturday UN World Wildlife Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
March 30th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 1st Sunday Easter
April 2nd Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 5th Thursday First Contact Day
April 6th Friday Second Contact Day
May 1st Tuesday Labor Day
May 5th Saturday Arrival Day
May 10th Thursday Whacking Day
May 26th Saturday Independence Day
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
July 2nd Monday CARICOM Day Long weekend.
August 1st Wednesday Emancipation Day
August 18th Saturday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 21st Tuesday Feast of the Sacrifice
August 28th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 20th Thursday Unification Day
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
October 9th Tuesday Federation Day
October 31st Wednesday Harry Potter Day
November 6th Tuesday Festival of Lights
November 20th Tuesday Birth of the Prophet
November 24th Saturday Hogswatch
December 21st Friday December Solstice
December 23rd Sunday Festivus
December 24th Monday Christmas Eve
December 25th Tuesday Decemberween
December 25th Tuesday Christmas Day
December 26th Wednesday Boxing Day
December 31st Monday 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="GY-UD" -d year="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"