Public holidays and observances in French Guiana

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 4 Monday Carnival Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
March 6 Wednesday Carnival/Ash Wednesday Silent Day
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Wednesday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 8 Wednesday Victory Day Public Holiday
May 30 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 10 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
June 10 Monday Abolition Day Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 14 Sunday National Day Public Holiday
August 15 Thursday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 15 Tuesday Cayenne Festival Common Local holiday
November 1 Friday All Saints' Day Silent Day
November 2 Saturday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 11 Monday Armistice Day Public Holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
February 24 Monday Carnival Observance
February 25 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 26 Wednesday Carnival/Ash Wednesday Silent Day
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Friday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 8 Friday Victory Day Public Holiday
May 21 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 1 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
June 10 Wednesday Abolition Day Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 14 Tuesday National Day Public Holiday
August 15 Saturday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 15 Thursday Cayenne Festival Common Local holiday
November 1 Sunday All Saints' Day Silent Day
November 2 Monday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 11 Wednesday Armistice Day Public Holiday
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's Day National holiday
February 15 Monday Carnival Observance
February 16 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 17 Wednesday Carnival/Ash Wednesday Silent Day
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Saturday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 8 Saturday Victory Day Public Holiday
May 13 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 24 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
June 10 Thursday Abolition Day Public Holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 14 Wednesday National Day Public Holiday
August 15 Sunday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 15 Friday Cayenne Festival Common Local holiday
November 1 Monday All Saints' Day Silent Day
November 2 Tuesday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 11 Thursday Armistice Day Public Holiday
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's Day National holiday
February 28 Monday Carnival Observance
March 1 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
March 2 Wednesday Carnival/Ash Wednesday Silent Day
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Sunday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 8 Sunday Victory Day Public Holiday
May 26 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 6 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
June 10 Friday Abolition Day Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 14 Thursday National Day Public Holiday
August 15 Monday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 22 Thursday September equinox Season
October 15 Saturday Cayenne Festival Common Local holiday
November 1 Tuesday All Saints' Day Silent Day
November 2 Wednesday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 11 Friday Armistice Day Public Holiday
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday