Public holidays and observances in Papua New Guinea

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 4 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
June 14 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 21 Monday 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

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
March 21 Monday March equinox Season
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 17 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
June 13 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 23 Saturday National Remembrance Day Public Holiday
August 26 Friday National Day of Repentance Public Holiday
September 16 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Monday Boxing Day National holiday

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year's Day National holiday
March 21 Tuesday March equinox Season
April 7 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 9 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 10 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
June 12 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 22 Thursday June Solstice Season
July 23 Sunday National Remembrance Day Public Holiday
August 26 Saturday National Day of Repentance Public Holiday
September 16 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Tuesday Boxing Day National holiday

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