British Indian Ocean Territory

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in British Indian Ocean Territory for 2020 ready to be integrated into your application.

The British Indian Ocean Territory was founded and became an overseas territory of the United Kingdom in 1965. This archipelago is made up of seven atolls and over 2000 small islands. These islands are not open to tourists, the media or locals, and the territory is mostly inhabited by US and British military and contractors.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
February 14th Friday Valentine's Day
February 29th Saturday Leap Day
March 15th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Friday March Equinox
March 22nd Sunday Mother's Day
April 5th Sunday First Contact Day
April 6th Monday Second Contact Day
April 10th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 13th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 25th Monday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
June 21st Sunday Father's Day
June 22nd Monday Summerween
July 4th Saturday Freedom Day
August 18th Tuesday Mail Order Catalog Day
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
September 29th Tuesday Hive Day
October 31st Saturday Harry Potter Day
November 24th Tuesday Hogswatch
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 23rd Wednesday Festivus
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 25th Friday Boxing Day (Observed) Long weekend.
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="IO" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"