There are 14 public holidays in Anguilla in 2023, and one of them falls on the weekend: New Year's Day.
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.
James Ronald Webster Day
James Ronald Webster Day is observed on March 2, 2023, a holiday that honors James Ronald Webster, a politician in Anguilla. He was considered the father of his territory and died on December 9, 2016 at 90.
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. In 2023, Good Friday is celebrated on April 7, 2023 in Western churches and April 14, 2023 in Eastern churches.
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. The holiday is observed on Apr 10, 2023 in Western churches and April 17, 2023 in Eastern churches.
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.
The holiday is observed on May 30, 2023, and it celebrates the anniversary of the independence of Anguilla from St. Kitts and Nevis on May 30, 1967.
Queen's Birthday is to celebrate the birthday of the monarch. However, the date is the Queen's official birthday, which may not be the monarch's actual birthday. It is observed on June 12, 2023
The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 came into force and the abolishment of slavery in Anguilla on August 01, 1834. It is observed on the first Monday in August and falls on August 07, 2023.
August Thursday is observed on Thursday after the first Monday in August. The holiday celebrates the abolishment of slavery in Anguilla and is part of the Anguilla Summer celebrations in August, which is August 10, 2023.
The holiday normally celebrates on the day after the August Thursday celebration, and it is the last day of the Anguilla Summer celebrations. It falls on August 11, 2023.
National Heroes and Heroines Day
The holiday originally commemorates the official separation of Anguilla from Saint Kitts and Nevis on December 19, 1980, with the name Separation Day. It is renamed National Heroes and Heroines Day, commemorating those who played important roles in making Anguilla a better place. It falls on December 19, 2023.
Christmas Day is observed on December 25, 2023, and it 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 Anguilla in 2023.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|New Year's Day Holiday||Jan 02, 2023||Monday||Observed|
|James Ronald Webster Day||Mar 02, 2023||Thursday||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|
|Anguilla Day||May 30, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Queen's Birthday||Jun 12, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Emancipation Day||Aug 07, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|August Thursday||Aug 10, 2023||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Constitution Day||Aug 11, 2023||Friday||Public Holiday|
|National Heroes and|
|Dec 19, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Boxing Day||Dec 27, 2023||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in Anguilla in 2023.