Holidays in Cuba 2023

Cuba has ten public holidays in 2023, two of which fall on weekends.

Liberation Day
Independence Day is a public holiday in Cuba on January 01, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when C├ęspedes proclaimed the establishment of the Republic of Cuba in 1868, which marks the beginning of the independence movement in 1868.

Victory Day
Victory Day is a public holiday in Cuba on January 2, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when Che Guevara's and Camilo Cienfuegos' troops arrived in Havana.

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.

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.

National Revolution Day
National Revolution Day is a public holiday in Cuba on July 26, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the Assault of the Moncada garrison in 1953. People celebrate the day together on July 25 and 27, making it a three-day holiday.

Independence Day
Independence Day is a public holiday in Cuba, observed on October 10, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when C├ęspedes proclaimed the establishment of the Republic of Cuba in 1868, which marks the beginning of the independence movement in 1868.

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.

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

HolidayDateWeekdayNote
Liberation DayJan 01, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Victory DayJan 02, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Good FridayApr 07, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Labor DayMay 01, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
National Revolution HolidayJul 25, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
National Revolution DayJul 26, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
National Revolution HolidayJul 27, 2023ThursdayPublic Holiday
Independence DayOct 10, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
New Year's EveDec 31, 2023SundayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Cuba in 2023.

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