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Easter
Guadeloupe

Easter 2025 and 2026 in Guadeloupe

In Guadeloupe, you will find both the religious and secular side of Easter, everything from chocolate bunnies and died eggs to Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter Morning Mass. Easter Monday is observed as a public holiday each year.

YearDateDayHoliday
202521 AprMonEaster Monday
20266 AprMonEaster Monday
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

The most unique aspect of Easter in Guadeloupe is the traditional dish known as “matete”.  This is a local land crab dish that people look forward to relishing all year.

Many set crab traps a month ahead of Easter. The mangrove crabs are then bought and kept alive until the Easter weekend when they are prepared in traditional ways and enjoyed as part of a family feast.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHoliday
20241 AprMonEaster Monday
202310 AprMonEaster Monday