Thanksgiving Day is a public holiday in Saint Lucia, and it is observed on the first Monday in October each year. The holiday is a harvest celebration giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and the bounty of the island.
Saint Lucia is an island country in the Caribbean Sea. Indigenous people inhabited the island for centuries before European arrived in the 16th century. Thanksgiving Day has historical roots from the ancient harvest festivals, which were celebrated in September or October.
In 1660, the French first settled on the island. In the following years, both the French and the British were interested in the island and it changed hands between the two countries many times until 1814 when the British eventually acquired it.
Different from the celebrations in the United States, the celebrations of the holiday are not very popular and many businesses remain open during the holiday. Many people enjoy the holiday and spend time with their families.
The following is the list of Thanksgiving Day in Saint Lucia from 2022 to 2026.
|Thanksgiving Day||Oct 03, 2022||Monday|
|Thanksgiving Day||Oct 02, 2023||Monday|
|Thanksgiving Day||Oct 07, 2024||Monday|
|Thanksgiving Day||Oct 06, 2025||Monday|
|Thanksgiving Day||Oct 05, 2026||Monday|
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