Public Holidays in Samoa in 2019

Samoa Upcoming Holidays in Samoa

Independence Day
Independence Day

1 June 2019 This National holiday is in 12 days. Marks Samoa's independence from New Zealand on 1 June 1962

Father's Day
Father's Day

12 August 2019 This National holiday is in 84 days. A day to to celebrate fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society

Lotu a Tamaiti Holiday
Lotu a Tamaiti Holiday

14 October 2019 This National holiday is in 147 days. Day after White Sunday, when parents and communities celebrate childhood

Samoa List of national public holidays of Samoa in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Wednesday January 02 Day after New Year's Day
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Saturday April 20 Easter Saturday
Sunday April 21 Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 13 Mother's Day Monday after the second Sunday in May
Saturday June 01 Independence Day National Day
Monday August 12 Father's Day Monday after the second Sunday in August
Monday October 14 Lotu a Tamaiti Holiday Monday after the second Sunday in October
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Boxing Day


National Holiday


  • If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday will be a public holiday.
  • The Public Holidays Act 2008 declares that the day before the general election and the election day should be declared as public holidays.

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