Holidays in Samoa 2025

There are 11 public holidays in Samoa in 2025, two of which fall on weekends: Day after Good Friday and Independence Day.

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.

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 18, 2025.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 21, 2025.

Mother's Day
Mothers' Day, observed on May 12, 2025, is a holiday honoring motherhood. People celebrate Mother's Day in different forms and on different days worldwide. The original celebration can track back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, while the modern Mother's Day celebrations started in the United States in the early 20th century.

Independence Day
Independence Day is celebrated on June 1, 2025, commemorating the anniversary of the country's independence gained from New Zealand on January 1, 1962.

Father's Day
Fathers' Day, observed on August 11, 2025, is a holiday honoring fatherhood and paternal bonds. People celebrate Father's Day in different forms and on different days worldwide. The original celebration of Father's Day has been recognized in some way for centuries.

Lotu a Tamaiti
Lotu a Tamaiti, or White Monday, is a public holiday in Samoa, observed on October 13, 2025. The holiday is dedicated to all the children in Samoa.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2025, 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, 2025.

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

New Year's DayJan 01, 2025WednesdayPublic Holiday
New Year's Day HolidayJan 03, 2025FridayPublic Holiday
Good FridayApr 18, 2025FridayPublic Holiday
Day after Good FridayApr 19, 2025SaturdayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 21, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Mother's DayMay 12, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Independence DayJun 01, 2025SundayPublic Holiday
Independence Day HolidayJun 02, 2025MondayObserved
Father's DayAug 11, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Lotu a TamaitiOct 13, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Boxing DayDec 26, 2025FridayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Samoa in 2025.

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