Guyana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Guyana for 2021 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.
February 23rd Tuesday Republic Day
February 23rd Tuesday Founder's Day
March 1st Monday Leap Day
March 3rd Wednesday UN World Wildlife Day
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
March 21st Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 29th Monday Festival of Colors Long weekend.
April 2nd Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 4th Sunday Easter
April 5th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 6th Tuesday Second Contact Day
May 1st Saturday Labor Day
May 5th Wednesday Arrival Day
May 10th Monday Whacking Day
May 25th Tuesday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
May 26th Wednesday Independence Day
June 21st Monday June Solstice
June 22nd Tuesday Summerween
July 4th Sunday Freedom Day
July 5th Monday CARICOM Day Long weekend.
July 19th Monday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
August 1st Sunday Emancipation Day
August 18th Wednesday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 31st Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 20th Monday Unification Day
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
September 29th Wednesday Hive Day
October 9th Saturday Federation Day
October 18th Monday Birth of the Prophet Long weekend.
October 31st Sunday Harry Potter Day
November 4th Thursday Festival of Lights
November 24th Wednesday Hogswatch
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 24th Friday Christmas Eve
December 25th Saturday Decemberween
December 25th Saturday Winter Veil
December 25th Saturday Christmas Day
December 26th Sunday Boxing Day
December 31st Friday 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" -d year="2021" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"