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2016 Public and Bank Holidays

The Belize Press Office has officially released Belize’s 2016 Public and Bank Holiday list.

This year, we get to enjoy 7 extended weekends. These extended weekends will take place in the months of January, March, May, October and December.

Here is the full list of 2016 Public and Bank holidays in Belize.

Day Date Occasion
Friday January 1st New Year’s Day
Monday March 7th Nat’l Heroes & Benefactors Day (in lieu of Wednesday, 9th March)
Friday March 25th Good Friday
Saturday March 26th Holy Saturday
Monday March 28th Easter Monday
Monday May 2nd Labour Day (in lieu of Sunday, 1st May)
Monday May 23rd Sovereign’s Day/ Commonwealth Day (in lieu of Tuesday, 24th May)
Saturday September 10th St. George’s Caye Day
Wednesday September 21st Independence Day
Monday October 10th Pan American Day (in lieu of Wednesday, 12th October)
Saturday November 19th Garifuna Settlement Day
Monday December 26th Christmas Day (in lieu of Sunday, 25th December)
Tuesday December 27th Boxing Day (in lieu of Monday, 26th December)