Places in Belize

Top events in Belize

September
10

In 1798, an invading force from Mexico tried to claim Belize for Spain. The local residents, assisted by black slaves, fought them off in a battle...

September
21

Belize largely avoided the Spanish invasion, submitting instead to British rule, and has only been an entirely independent country since 21...

October
31

While most of Central America celebrates the Latin-based Day of the Dead or All Souls Day, Belize follows the North American Halloween tradition...

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
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