Public holidays and observances in Sao Tome and Principe

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year Public Holiday
January 4 Monday Day of King Amador Public Holiday
February 3 Wednesday Commemoration of the Batepá Massacre Public Holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
May 1 Saturday Labour Day National holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 12 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 6 Monday Armed Forces' Day Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
September 30 Thursday Nationalization of the Roças 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 Public Holiday
January 4 Tuesday Day of King Amador Public Holiday
February 3 Thursday Commemoration of the Batepá Massacre Public Holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
May 1 Sunday Labour Day National holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 12 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 6 Tuesday Armed Forces' Day Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
September 30 Friday Nationalization of the Roças Public Holiday
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 4 Wednesday Day of King Amador Public Holiday
February 3 Friday Commemoration of the Batepá Massacre Public Holiday
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
May 1 Monday Labour Day National holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
July 12 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 6 Wednesday Armed Forces' Day Public Holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
September 30 Saturday Nationalization of the Roças Public Holiday
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year Public Holiday
January 4 Thursday Day of King Amador Public Holiday
February 3 Saturday Commemoration of the Batepá Massacre Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
May 1 Wednesday Labour Day National holiday
June 20 Thursday June Solstice Season
July 12 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 6 Friday Armed Forces' Day Public Holiday
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
September 30 Monday Nationalization of the Roças Public Holiday
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday