2023 Belize Public and Bank Holidays

Belmopan. October 18, 2022.

IT IS NOTIFIED for general information that public and bank holidays specified in the First and Second Schedules to Holidays Act, Chapter 289 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2011, will be observed on the following days during the year 2023 in accordance with section 3 of the said Act:-

MondayJanuary 2ndNew Year’s Day (in lieu of Sunday, 1st January)
MondayJanuary 16thGeorge Price Day (in lieu of Sunday, 15th January)
MondayMarch 6thNational Heroes and Benefactors Day (in lieu of Thursday, March 9th)
FridayApril 7th Good Friday
SaturdayApril 8th Holy Saturday
MondayApril 10th Easter Monday
MondayMay 1st Labour Day
MondayJuly 31st Emancipation Day (in lieu of Tuesday, 1st August)
MondaySeptember 11thSt. George’s Caye Day (in lieu of Sunday, 10th September)
ThursdaySeptember 21stIndependence Day
MondayOctober 9th Indigenous Peoples’ Resistance Day (in lieu of Thursday, October 12th )
MondayNovember 20thGarifuna Settlement Day (in lieu of Sunday, 19th November)
MondayDecember 25thChristmas Day
TuesdayDecember 26thBoxing Day

Ministry of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries
(Minister responsible for Holidays)