Holidays in Gibraltar 2023

There are 14 public holidays in Gibraltar in 2023, two of which fall on weekends: New Year's Day and Gibraltar National Day.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2023, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Commonwealth Day
Commonwealth Day, observed on Mar 13, 2023, is a public holiday in Gibraltar. The holiday commemorates the birthday of Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, from 1837 to 1901.

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, April 7, 2023.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 10, 2023.

Workers' Memorial Day
Workers' Memorial Day is a public holiday in Gibraltar on April 28, 2023. The holiday commemorates those who lost their lives, were seriously injured at work, or whose lives had been negatively affected by the work.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2023, 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.

Spring Bank Holiday
A national holiday celebrated on May 29, 2023.

King's Birthday
The holiday, observed on June 19, 2023, is an important recognition of the new monarch, King Charles III, who became the King of the United Kingdom and the 14 other Commonwealth realms following the death of his mother, Elizabeth II, on September 8, 2022.

Summer Bank Holiday
A national holiday celebrated on August 28, 2023.

Gibraltar National Day
Gibraltar National Day is a public holiday in Gibraltar, observed on September 10, 2023. The holiday commemorates the sovereignty referendum of 1967, and almost all voters (99.6%) preferred to retain British sovereignty.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2023, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. 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, 2023.

The following is the list of public holidays in Gibraltar 2023.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
New Year's Day HolidayJan 02, 2023MondayObserved
Winter Midterm Bank HolidayFeb 20, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Commonwealth DayMar 13, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Good FridayApr 07, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 10, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Workers' Memorial DayApr 28, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
King's Coronation DayMay 08, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Spring Bank HolidayMay 29, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
King's BirthdayJun 19, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Summer Bank HolidayAug 28, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Gibraltar National DaySep 10, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Gibraltar National Day HolidaySep 11, 2023MondayObserved
Christmas DayDec 25, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Boxing DayDec 26, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Gibraltar in 2023.

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