Places in Belize

Top events in Belize

February
18

A joyful riot of colour, the Fiesta de Carnaval is a massive event in San Pedro, on Ambergris Caye. It’s a mess of flying paint and flour, so this...

April
02

The whole of Belize seems to shut down for Easter Week, so book your hotels and stock up on supplies in advance. While this is generally a time...

August
01

An alternative one: the Deer Dance Festival takes place each August, in the old Mayan village of San Antonio. Festivities include a dance re-...

Belize Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on Sunday are generally observed the following Monday.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
09
Baron Bliss Day
Start date:
9 March 2016
March
14
Commonwealth Day
Start date:
14 March 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
26
Holy Saturday
Start date:
26 March 2016
March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
September
10
St George's Caye Day
Start date:
10 September 2016
September
21
Independence Day
Start date:
21 September 2016
October
12
Columbus Day
Start date:
12 October 2016
November
19
Garifuna Settlement Day
Start date:
19 November 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2016

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
March
09
Baron Bliss Day
Start date:
9 March 2017
March
13
Commonwealth Day
Start date:
13 March 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
April
15
Holy Saturday
Start date:
15 April 2017
April
17
Easter Monday
Start date:
17 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
September
10
St George's Caye Day
Start date:
10 September 2017
September
21
Independence Day
Start date:
21 September 2017
October
12
Columbus Day
Start date:
12 October 2017
November
19
Garifuna Settlement Day
Start date:
19 November 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2017
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