Holidays in Cayman Islands 2026

There are 11 public holidays in the Cayman Islands in 2026, one of which falls on the weekend.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world. The holiday falls on celebrated on January 1, 2026.

National Heroes Day
National Heroes Day, observed on January 26, 2026, is a public holiday in the Cayman Islands. The holiday honors those national heroes who have provided exceptional services to the country.

Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday is a Christian holy day of prayer, commonly observed with ashes and fasting. Ash Wednesday marks the start of the Lenten period leading up to Easter, another important Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In 2026, it falls on February 18.

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 3, 2026.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 6, 2026.

Discovery Day
Discovery Day is a public holiday in the Cayman Islands, observed on May 18, 2026. The holiday commemorates when Christopher Columbus first sighted the Sister Islands of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman in 1503.

King's Birthday
King's Birthday, observed on June 15, 2026, was celebrated as Queen's Birthday before 2023 to celebrate the monarch's birthday. The holiday 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.

Constitution Day
Constitution Day, July 6, 2026, is a public holiday in the Cayman Islands. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the first Constitutions adopted on July 4, 1959.

Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day originally commemorates the anniversary when the armistice agreement was signed between the Allies and Germany at Compi├Ęgne, France, which took effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918. In 2026, it falls on November 9.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2026, 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, 2026.

The following is the list of public holidays in Cayman Islands 2026.

HolidayDateWeekdayNote
New Year's DayJan 01, 2026ThursdayPublic Holiday
National Heroes DayJan 26, 2026MondayPublic Holiday
Ash WednesdayFeb 18, 2026WednesdayPublic Holiday
Good FridayApr 03, 2026FridayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 06, 2026MondayPublic Holiday
Discovery DayMay 18, 2026MondayPublic Holiday
King's BirthdayJun 15, 2026MondayPublic Holiday
Constitution DayJul 06, 2026MondayPublic Holiday
Remembrance DayNov 09, 2026MondayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2026FridayPublic Holiday
Boxing DayDec 26, 2026SaturdayPublic Holiday

Please check the working days in the Cayman Islands in 2026.

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