Public holidays and observances in Cape Verde

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
January 13 Monday Democracy Day Public Holiday
January 20 Monday Heroes' Day National holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
May 1 Friday Labour Day National holiday
May 10 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 1 Monday Children's Day Observance
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
June 21 Sunday Father's Day Observance
July 5 Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday
August 15 Saturday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 12 Saturday National Day Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
November 1 Sunday All Saints' Day Silent Day
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year Public Holiday
January 13 Wednesday Democracy Day Public Holiday
January 20 Wednesday Heroes' Day National holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
May 1 Saturday Labour Day National holiday
May 9 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 1 Tuesday Children's Day Observance
June 20 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 5 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
August 15 Sunday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 12 Sunday National Day Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
November 1 Monday All Saints' Day Silent Day
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year Public Holiday
January 13 Thursday Democracy Day Public Holiday
January 20 Thursday Heroes' Day National holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
May 1 Sunday Labour Day National holiday
May 8 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 1 Wednesday Children's Day Observance
June 19 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 5 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
August 15 Monday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 12 Monday National Day Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
November 1 Tuesday All Saints' Day Silent Day
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year Public Holiday
January 13 Friday Democracy Day Public Holiday
January 20 Friday Heroes' Day National holiday
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
May 1 Monday Labour Day National holiday
May 14 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 1 Thursday Children's Day Observance
June 18 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
July 5 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
August 15 Tuesday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 12 Tuesday National Day Public Holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
November 1 Wednesday All Saints' Day Silent Day
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday