Holidays in Falkland Islands 2023

There are nine public holidays in the Falkland Islands in 2023, one of which falls on the weekend: New Year's Day.

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 January 1, 2023, and is celebrated on January 2, 2023.

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.

Liberation Day
Liberation Day is a public holiday in the Falkland Islands, observed on June 14, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when the Falklands War ended in 1982.

Peat Cutting Day
Peat Cutting Day, observed on October 02, 2023, was traditionally the time for people living on the islands to cut peat, also known as turf. The partial decomposition of organic matter has formed it over the years, and many people consider peat as the early stage of coal formation.

King Charles III's Birthday
The holiday, observed on November 14, 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.

Battle Day
Battle Day is a public holiday in the Falkland Islands, observed on December 8, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the Battle of the Falkland Islands in 1914.

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 Falkland Islands 2023.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
New Year's Day HolidayJan 02, 2023MondayObserved
Good FridayApr 07, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Liberation DayJun 14, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Peat Cutting DayOct 02, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Birthday of His Majesty
King Charles III
Nov 14, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
Battle DayDec 08, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Boxing DayDec 26, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
Christmas HolidayDec 27, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in the Falkland Islands in 2023.

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