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Public Holidays in Belize in 2017

Belize Upcoming Holidays in Belize

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 33 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Boxing Day
Boxing Day

26 December 2017 This National holiday is in 34 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2018 This National holiday is in 40 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Belize List of national public holidays of Belize in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 02 New Year's Day Holiday
Monday March 06 National Heroes and Benefactors Day in lieu of Thursday, March 9th
Friday April 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Saturday April 15 Holy Saturday
Monday April 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 Labour Day International Workers Day
Monday May 22 Sovereign's Day/commonwealth Day in lieu of Wednesday, 24th May
Monday September 11 St. George's Caye Day in lieu of Sunday, 10th September
Thursday September 21 Independence Day
Monday October 09 Pan American Day in lieu of Thursday, 12th October
Monday November 20 Garifuna Settlement Day in lieu of Sunday, 19 November
Monday December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Boxing Day

Key

National Holiday

Notes

  • Chapter 289 of the laws of Belize states that if the holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed as the bank and public holiday.
  • Chapter 289 of the laws of Belize states that if the holiday falls on a Sunday or a Friday, the following Monday is observed as the bank and public holiday; further, if the holiday falls on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, the preceding Monday is observed as the bank and public holiday.

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