Holidays in Sint Maarten 2024

There are 14 public holidays in Sint Maarten in 2024, three of which fall on weekends.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2024, 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, March 29, 2024.

Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday is an important Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter Sunday is a public holiday in many countries. In 2024, it falls on March 31.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 1, 2024.

King's Day
King's Day, observed on April 27, 2024, celebrates the birthday of Willem-Alexander, the King of the Netherlands, who was born on April 27, 1967. He acceded to the throne following his mother's abdication in 2013.

Carnival Day
Carnival Day was first celebrated in Sint Maarten on November 11 commemorating when Christopher Columbus first discovered the island. However, the date changed to April 30 celebrating the birthday of the Queen of the Netherlands, who was born on April 30, 1909.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2024, 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.

Ascension Day
Also known as the Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ, Ascension Day commemorates the Christian belief in the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven. It falls on May 9, 2024.

Whit Sunday
Whit Sunday, also known as Pentecost, is an important Christian festival commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost. It is celebrated on the seventh Sunday or 49 days after Easter Sunday. It falls on May 19, 2024.

Emancipation Day
Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Sint Maarten on July 1, 2024. The holiday commemorates when slavery was abolished on the island in 1863.

Constitution Day
Constitution Day is a public holiday in Sint Maarten, observed on October 14, 2024. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when the Constitution of Sint Maarten came into force on October 10, 2010.

Sint Maarten's Day
Sint Maarten's Day is a public holiday in Sint Maarten, observed on November 11, 2024. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when Christopher Columbus discovered the island in 1493.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2024, 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, 2024.

The following is the list of public holidays in Sint Maarten 2024.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Good FridayMar 29, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Easter SundayMar 31, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 01, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
King's DayApr 27, 2024SaturdayPublic Holiday
Carnival DayApr 30, 2024TuesdayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Ascension DayMay 09, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday
Whit SundayMay 19, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
Emancipation DayJul 01, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Constitution DayOct 14, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Sint Maarten's DayNov 11, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Boxing DayDec 26, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Sint Maarten in 2024.

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