Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Heard Island and McDonald Islands for 2020 ready to be integrated into your application.

The Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands were discovered during the 1950’s by 2 different sailors, and named the islands after themselves. These remote, uninhabited islands are located in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Antarctica, and are Australian territories since 1947.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
January 26th Sunday Australia Day
February 10th Monday Royal Hobart Regatta
March 9th Monday Adelaide Cup
March 9th Monday Canberra Day
March 15th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Friday March Equinox
April 10th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 11th Saturday Holy Saturday
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 13th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 14th Tuesday Easter Tuesday
April 25th Saturday ANZAC Day
May 10th Sunday Whacking Day
May 10th Sunday Mother's Day
June 1st Monday Western Australia Day
June 8th Monday Queen's Birthday
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
August 3rd Monday Picnic Day
September 6th Sunday Father's Day
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
September 29th Tuesday Hive Day
October 5th Monday Labor Day
October 5th Monday Family & Community Day
October 9th Friday Federation Day
November 2nd Monday Recreation Day
November 3rd Tuesday Melbourne Cup
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 23rd Wednesday Festivus
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 26th Saturday Boxing Day
December 26th Saturday Proclamation Day
December 31st Thursday 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="HM" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"