Holidays in Montserrat 2023

There are 11 public holidays in Montserrat in 2023, two of which fall on weekends: New Year's Day and Festival 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.

St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day, observed on March 17, 2023, is a holiday in memory of Saint Patrick, a fifth-century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland. He brought Christianity to Irish people in the fifth century and is considered the founder of Christianity in Ireland.

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.

Easter Monday
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
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.

Coronation of King Charles III
The holiday celebrates King Charles III's coronation, which will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at Westminster Abbey in London. King Charles III became the King of the United Kingdom following the death of his mother, Elizabeth II, on September 8, 2022.

Whit Monday
Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a 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.

King's Birthday
King's Birthday, observed on June 12, 2023, was celebrated as Queen's Birthday before 2023 to celebrate the monarch's birthday. The holiday 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.

Emancipation Day
Emancipation Day is a public holiday celebrated in Montserrat on August 7, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when the abolishment of slavery in Montserrat on August 1, 1834.

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 Montserrat 2023.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
New Year's Day HolidayJan 02, 2023MondayObserved
St. Patrick's DayMar 17, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Good FridayApr 07, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 10, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Coronation of King Charles IIIMay 06, 2023SaturdayPublic Holiday
Whit MondayMay 29, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
King's BirthdayJun 12, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Emancipation DayAug 07, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Boxing DayDec 26, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
Festival DayDec 31, 2023SundayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Montserrat in 2023.

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