There are 14 public holidays in Grenada 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 observed on January 2, 2023.
Independence Day is a public holiday in Grenada, observed on February 7, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when Grenada achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1974.
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.
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.
Whit Monday, also known as Pentecost Monday, is an important religious festival Christians celebrate. It falls on the day after Pentecost, the 50th day after Easter Sunday. In 2023, the holiday falls on May 29.
Corpus Christi celebrates the real presence of the body and blood, soul and divinity of Jesus Christ in the elements of the Eucharist. It is observed on June 8, 2023.
Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Grenada, and it is observed on August 7, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when slavery was abolished on this day in 1834.
Carnival is to celebrate the slavery abolishment in many Caribbean countries. Grenada observe the Carnival celebrations on August 14 and 15, 2023, to commemorate the anniversary of when slavery was abolished on August 1, 1834.
Maurice Bishop Day
Maurice Bishop Day is a public holiday in Grenada, and it is observed on October 19, 2023. The holiday commemorates the 1983 killing of former Prime Minister Maurice Bishop, several of his cabinet colleagues, and civilians at Fort Rupert.
Thanksgiving Day is a public holiday in Grenada, and it is observed on October 25, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when the U.S. and a coalition of Caribbean nations invaded Grenada.
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 Grenada 2023.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|New Year's Day Holiday||Jan 02, 2023||Monday||Observed|
|Independence Day||Feb 07, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Good Friday||Apr 07, 2023||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Easter Monday||Apr 10, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Labour Day||May 01, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Whit Monday||May 29, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Corpus Christi||Jun 08, 2023||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Emancipation Day||Aug 07, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Carnival Monday||Aug 14, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Carnival Tuesday||Aug 15, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Maurice Bishop Day||Oct 19, 2023||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Thanksgiving Day||Oct 25, 2023||Wednesday||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 Grenada in 2023.