There are 12 public holidays in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in 2023, one of which 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.
National Heroes Day
National Heroes Day is a public holiday in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on March 14, 2023. The holiday commemorates the death anniversary of Chief Joseph Chatoyer, who was killed on March 14, 1795.
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, 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.
Vincy Mas is the Carnival in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the biggest celebration on the island. The last two days of the festival are public holidays of Carnival Monday and Carnival Tuesday, which fall on July 10 and 11, 2023.
Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on August 1, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when slavery was abolished on this day in 1834.
Independence Day is a public holiday in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, observed on October 27, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when Saint Vincent and the Grenadines achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1979.
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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in 2023.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|National Heroes Day||Mar 14, 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|
|Vincy Mas||Jul 10, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Vincy Mas||Jul 11, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Emancipation Day||Aug 01, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Independence Day||Oct 27, 2023||Friday||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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in 2023.