Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Holidays 2023

There are ten public holidays in Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha in 2023, two of which fall on weekends: New Year's Day and Saint Helena'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.

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.

Saint Helena's Day
Saint Helena's Day is a public holiday in Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, observed on May 21, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of Saint Helena island's founding over 500 years ago.

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.

August Bank Holiday
August Bank Holiday falls on the last Monday in August, which is August 28, 2023. People enjoy the summer with families and friends before the winter during the holiday.

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 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha in 2023.

HolidayDateWeekdayNote
New Year's DayJan 01, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
New Year's Day HolidayJan 02, 2023MondayObserved
Good FridayApr 07, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 10, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
King's CoronationMay 08, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Saint Helena's DayMay 21, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Saint Helena's Day HolidayMay 22, 2023MondayObserved
Whit MondayMay 29, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
King's BirthdayJun 12, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
August Bank HolidayAug 28, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Boxing DayDec 26, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha in 2023.

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