Public Holidays in Papua New Guinea in 2018

Papua New Guinea Upcoming Holidays in Papua New Guinea

Good Friday
Good Friday

30 March 2018 This National holiday is in 7 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Easter Saturday
Holy Saturday

31 March 2018 This National holiday is in 8 days. Day before Easter and the last day of Holy Week. Commemorates the day that Jesus Christ...

Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday

1 April 2018 This National holiday is in 9 days. On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Jesus Christ after his c...

Papua New Guinea List of national public holidays of Papua New Guinea in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Saturday March 31 Easter Saturday
Sunday April 01 Easter Sunday
Monday June 11 Queen's Birthday Usually on Monday after second Saturday in June
Monday July 23 National Remembrance Day
Monday August 27 National Repentance Day (in lieu) 26th August
Monday September 17 Independence Day (in lieu) 16th September
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 Boxing Day


National Holiday


  • Public holidays in Papua New Guinea are regulated by the Public Holidays Act 1953, Chapter 321 of the Consolidated Legislation of Papua New Guinea.
  • The Public Holidays Act says that if a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the next day should be declared a public holiday.

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