Public holidays and observances in Sao Tome and Principe

Year 2019

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