Public holidays and observances in Papua New Guinea

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 29 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 31 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 1 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
June 10 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 23 Tuesday National Remembrance Day Public Holiday
August 26 Monday National Day of Repentance Public Holiday
September 16 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Thursday Boxing Day National holiday

Year 2025

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Thursday March equinox Season
April 18 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 20 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 21 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
June 9 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 21 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 23 Wednesday National Remembrance Day Public Holiday
August 26 Tuesday National Day of Repentance Public Holiday
September 16 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Tuesday September equinox Season
December 22 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Thursday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Friday Boxing Day National holiday

Year 2026

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Thursday New Year's Day National holiday
March 21 Saturday March equinox Season
April 3 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 5 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 6 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
June 8 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 21 Sunday June Solstice Season
July 23 Thursday National Remembrance Day Public Holiday
August 26 Wednesday National Day of Repentance Public Holiday
September 16 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Wednesday September equinox Season
December 22 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Saturday Boxing Day National holiday

Year 2027

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
March 21 Sunday March equinox Season
March 26 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 28 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
March 29 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
June 14 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 22 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 23 Friday National Remembrance Day Public Holiday
August 26 Thursday National Day of Repentance Public Holiday
September 16 Thursday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Thursday September equinox Season
December 22 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Sunday Boxing Day National holiday