Fiji Public Holidays

Whether you are a local searching for a short break or an international traveler, Public Holiday Info Portal is here to help you start planning your vacation

A public holiday, national holiday or legal holiday is a holiday generally established by law and is usually a non-working day during the year. This page contains public holidays sorted by years. Holiday dates may be change from time to time, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national holidays and short description of each holiday.
  • Fiji or officially the Republic of Fiji is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean about 1,100 nautical miles northeast of New Zealand’s North Island
  • Public Holidays in Fiji reflect it’s cultural diversity, each major religion in Fiji has a Public holiday dedicated to it, such as Christmas, Diwali and Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
  • Ministry for Labour, Industrial Relations and Immigration stated that Fiji workers entitled to 9 paid holidays yearly.
  • Public Holidays that falls on the weekend are usually move to Friday of preceding week or Monday of the following week
  • All employees in Fiji are require to sign employment contract or trade union agreement which will outline scope of employment and is a protection for both party.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day - Welcome the new year in Fiji is one of the largest new year celebrations in the South Pacific
2 JanMonNew Year's Day Holiday
14 AprFriGood Friday - Friday before Easter Sunday. Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary
15 AprSatEaster Saturday - Is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead
17 AprMonEaster Monday (Monday after Easter Sunday)
30 JunFriNational Sports Day - Established in 2014 and celebrated from 2015 onwards. The exact date of the holiday varies from year to year, it is finalized by the Fijian Government.
7 SeptThursConstitution Day - Celebrate very first Constitution Day since 2016. Define Fijians' right and has established the foundation of our modern democracy
10 OctTueFiji Day - The anniversary of both Fiji's cession to the United Kingdom in 1874 and attainment of independence in 1970
19 OctThursDiwali - Hindu "Festival of Lights," in honor of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity.
4 DecMonBirthday of Prophet Muhammad - Marks the birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad which is celebrated often on the 12th day of Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar
25 DecMonChristmas Day Holiday - Celebrates Jesus' birth
26 DecTueBoxing Day - The day after Christmas

DateDayHoliday
1 JanThursNew Year's Day
5 JanMonBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
3 AprFriGood Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)
4 AprSatEaster Saturday
6 AprMonEaster Monday (Monday after Easter Sunday)
26 JunFriNational Sports Day (Date is determined by the government each year)
10 OctSatFiji Day
11 NovWedDiwali (The Festival of Lights)
25 DecFriChristmas Day
28 DecMonBoxing Day Holiday

DateDayHoliday
1 JanFriNew Year's Day
25 MarFriGood Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)
26 MarSatEaster Saturday
28 MarMonEaster Monday (Monday after Easter Sunday)
24 JunFriNational Sports Day (Date is determined by the government each year)
22 AugMonPublic Holiday (Celebrate gold medal in the Olympic Rugby Sevens)
7 SeptWedConstitution Day
10 OctMonFiji Day
31 OctMonDiwali (The Festival of Lights)
12 DecMonBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
26 DecMonChristmas Day Holiday
27 DecTueBoxing Day Holiday

DateDayHoliday
1 JanMonNew Year's Day Holiday
30 MarFriGood Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)
31 MarSatEaster Saturday
2 AprMonEaster Monday (Monday after Easter Sunday)
22 JunFriNational Sports Day (Date is determined by the government each year)
7 SeptFriConstitution Day
10 OctWedFiji Day
7 NovWedDiwali (The Festival of Lights)
20 NovTueBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
25 DecTueChristmas Day Holiday
26 DecWedBoxing Day Holiday

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