There are 11 public holidays in Tonga in 2023, two of which fall on weekends: New Year's Day and the Birthday of Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala.
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.
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 is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 10, 2023.
The acronym ANZAC stands for "Australian and New Zealand Army Corps", and the soldiers were known as Anzacs. ANZAC Day is one of the most important national occasions in Australia and New Zealand, and it commemorates all those who served and died in wars and peacekeeping operations. The holiday is observed on Apr 25, 2023.
Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Tonga on June 5, 2023. The holiday commemorates when serfdom was abolished in 1862, and Tonga gained independence from the British Kingdom.
King Tupou VI's Birthday
King Tupou VI's Birthday is a public holiday in Tonga, and it is observed on July 4, 2023. The holiday celebrates the official birthday of Tupou VI, the King of Tonga.
Birthday of Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala
The holiday is a public holiday in Tonga, and it is observed on September 17, 2023. The holiday celebrates the birthday of the crown prince of Tonga, Tupoutoʻa ʻUlukalala.
Tonga National Day
Tonga National Day is a public holiday in Tonga on November 6, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when the Constitution of Tonga was enacted on this day in 1875 by King George Tupou I.
King Tupou I Day
King Tupou I Day is a public holiday in Tonga, and it is observed on December 4, 2023. The holiday commemorates the birthday of George Tupou I, also known as Tāufaʻāhau I.
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 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 Tonga 2023.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Good Friday||Apr 07, 2023||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Easter Monday||Apr 10, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|ANZAC Day||Apr 25, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Emancipation Day||Jun 05, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|King Tupou VI's Birthday||Jul 04, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Birthday of Crown Prince |
|Sep 17, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Tonga National Day||Nov 06, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|King Tupou I Day||Dec 04, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Boxing Day||Dec 26, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in Tonga in 2023.