Holidays in Aruba 2025

There are 11 public holidays in Aruba in 2025, two of which fall on the weekends.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2025, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Betico Croes' Birthday
Betico Croes' Birthday is a public holiday in Aruba, observed on January 25, 2025. The holiday commemorates the birthday of Betico Croes, an Aruban political activist in Aruba.

Carnival Monday
Carnival Monda is one of the last days before the Lenten fasting. The holiday falls 48 days before Easter Sunday, observed on March 3, 2025.

National Anthem and Flag Day
National Anthem and Flag Day is a public holiday in Aruba, observed on March 18, 2025. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when the proposal to separate from the Netherlands Antilles was first presented in 1848.

Good Friday
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed on Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday. In 2025, Good Friday is celebrated on April 18 in both Western and Eastern churches.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. The holiday is observed on April 21, 2025 in both Western and Eastern churches.

King's Day
King's Day celebrates the birthday of Willem-Alexander, the King of the Netherlands, who was born on April 27, 1967. The holiday is celebrated on April 26, 2025 because April 27, 2025 falls on Sunday.

Labor Day
Labor Day is observed on May 1, 2025, and it celebrates the achievements of workers. The holiday originates in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.

Ascension Day
Also known as the Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ, Ascension Day commemorates the Christian belief in the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven. It falls on May 29, 2025.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2025, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. It is a sharing holiday, and people exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.

Boxing Day
Boxing Day is also known as St. Stephen's Day and is widely known as a shopping holiday in some countries. It falls on December 26, 2025.

The following is the list of public holidays in Aruba 2025.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2025WednesdayPublic Holiday
Betico Croes' BirthdayJan 25, 2025SaturdayPublic Holiday
Carnival MondayMar 03, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
National Anthem and Flag DayMar 18, 2025TuesdayPublic Holiday
Good FridayApr 18, 2025FridayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 21, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
King's Day ObservedApr 26, 2025SaturdayObserved
King's DayApr 27, 2025SundayPublic Holiday
Labor DayMay 01, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Ascension DayMay 29, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Boxing DayDec 26, 2025FridayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Aruba in 2025.

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