There are seven public holidays in the Solomon Islands in 2023, two of which fall on weekends: New Year's Day and Holy Saturday.
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 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.
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday and after Good Friday, and it is a public holiday in many countries. It falls on April 8, 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.
Independence Day is a public holiday in the Solomon Islands on July 7, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when the Solomon Islands gained independence on this day in 1978.
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.
National Day of Thanksgiving
The Solomon Islands is a Christian country, with 92% of the population being Christian. National Day of Thanksgiving, observed on December 26, 2023, is a time for people to stay together and enjoy the time.
The following is the list of public holidays in the Solomon Islands in 2023.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Good Friday||Apr 07, 2023||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Holy Saturday||Apr 08, 2023||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Easter Monday||Apr 10, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Independence Day||Jul 07, 2023||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|National Day of Thanksgiving||Dec 26, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in the Solomon Islands in 2023.