Gibraltar Public Holidays

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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.
  • Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula. The Rock of Gibraltar is the major landmark of the region
  • Official language of Gibraltar is English and is used by the government and schools. Most locals are bilingual, also speaking Spanish, because of Gibraltar’s proximity to Spain
  • Majority of Gibraltarian are Roman Catholics

DateDayHoliday
2 JanMonNew Year's Day - First day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar
13 JanMonCommonwealth Day (2nd Monday in March. Celebration of the Commonwealth of Nations held on the second Monday in March, and marked by a multi-faith service in Westminster Abbey)
14 AprFriGood Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday. Commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary)
17 AprMonEaster Monday (Monday after Easter Sunday. Celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead)
28 AprFriWorker's Memorial Day (Usually on 28 April. Remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled, injured or made unwell by their work)
1 MayMonMay Day - It is an ancient northern hemisphere spring festival
29 MayMonSpring Bank Holiday - Last Monday in May. Banks are closed and majority of the working population is granted time off from work
19 JunMonQueen's Birthday - Usually on Monday after 2nd Saturday in June. Birthday of the monarch (currently Queen Elizabeth II)
28 AugMonLate Summer Bank Holiday (Last Monday in August)
4 SeptMonGibraltar National Day (10th September or following Monday. Commemorates Gibraltar's first sovereignty referendum of 1967, in which Gibraltarian voters were asked whether they wished to either pass under Spanish sovereignty, or remain under British sovereignty, with institutions of self-government)
25 DecMonChristmas Day - Celebrate the birth of Christ
26 DecTueBoxing Day - A holiday celebrated the day after Christmas Day

DateDayHoliday
1 JanThursNew Year's Day
9 JanMonCommonwealth Day (2nd Monday in March)
3 AprFriGood Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)
6 AprMonEaster Monday (Monday after Easter Sunday)
27 AprMonWorker's Memorial Day (Usually on 28 April)
1 MayFriMay Day (International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago)
25 MayMonSpring Bank Holiday (Last Monday in May)
15 JunMonQueen's Birthday (Usually on Monday after 2nd Saturday in June)
31 AugMonLate Summer Bank Holiday (Last Monday in August)
7 SeptMonEvacuation Commemoration Day (Marks the 75th anniversary)
10 SeptThursGibraltar National Day (10th September or following Monday)
25 DecFriChristmas Day
28 DecMonBoxing Day

DateDayHoliday
1 JanFriNew Year's Day
14 JanMonCommonwealth Day (2nd Monday in March)
25 MarFriGood Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)
28 MarMonEaster Monday (Monday after Easter Sunday)
28 AprThursWorker's Memorial Day (Usually on 28 April)
2 MayMonMay Day (International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago)
30 MayMonSpring Bank Holiday (Last Monday in May)
13 JunMonQueen's Birthday (Usually on Monday after 2nd Saturday in June)
29 AugMonLate Summer Bank Holiday (Last Monday in August)
5 SeptMonGibraltar National Day (10th September or following Monday)
26 DecMonChristmas Day
27 DecTueBoxing Day

DateDayHoliday
1 JanMonNew Year's Day
12 JanMonCommonwealth Day (2nd Monday in March)
30 MarFriGood Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)
2 AprMonEaster Monday (Monday after Easter Sunday)
28 AprSatWorker's Memorial Day (Usually on 28 April)
1 MayTueMay Day (International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago)
28 MayMonSpring Bank Holiday (Last Monday in May)
11 JunMonQueen's Birthday (Usually on Monday after 2nd Saturday in June)
27 AugMonLate Summer Bank Holiday (Last Monday in August)
10 SeptMonGibraltar National Day (10th September or following Monday)
25 DecTueChristmas Day
26 DecWedBoxing Day

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