Upper Demerara-Berbice, Guyana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Upper Demerara-Berbice, Guyana for 2019 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 Tuesday New Year's Day
January 1st Tuesday Durin's Day
February 23rd Saturday Republic Day
March 6th Wednesday Festival of Colors
March 17th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 5th Friday First Contact Day
April 6th Saturday Second 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 5th Sunday Arrival Day
May 10th Friday Whacking Day
May 25th Saturday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
May 26th Sunday Independence Day
June 21st Friday June Solstice
June 22nd Saturday Summerween
July 1st Monday CARICOM Day Long weekend.
August 1st Thursday Emancipation Day
August 11th Sunday Feast of the Sacrifice
August 18th Sunday Mail Order Catalog Day
September 20th Friday Unification Day
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
September 29th Sunday Hive Day
October 9th Wednesday Federation Day
October 27th Sunday Festival of Lights
October 31st Thursday Harry Potter Day
November 9th Saturday Birth of the Prophet
November 24th Sunday Hogswatch
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 23rd Monday Festivus
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Decemberween
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="GY-UD" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"