Public holidays in Anguilla

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Holidays in Anguilla are predominantly religious holidays, with a number of additional national holidays. The most important holiday in the Territory is Separation day, which celebrates the separation of the island from Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Where fixed date holidays (such as Christmas Day and Boxing Day) fall on a weekend, the holiday is taken in lieu on the next succeeding working day.

Date Name Remarks
1 January New Year's Day
Good Friday Friday before Easter[1]
Easter Monday Monday after Easter
1 May Labour Day
Whit Monday Monday falling 50 days after Easter
30 May Anguilla Day
Sovereign's birthday 2nd Monday in June
- Constitution day (closure of Carnival)
19 December National Heroes and Heroines Day
25 December Christmas Day
26 December Boxing Day

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  1. ^ Easter is observed in the Territory according to Western Christian traditions, ie. (in summary), on the first Sunday following the first ecclesiastical full moon that occurs on or after 21 March (the day of the ecclesiastical vernal equinox).