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Guatemala Public Holidays 2017

Today – 21 October 2017 – is not a holiday in Guatemala.

This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Guatemala. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day
13 AprThuMaundy Thursday
14 AprFriGood Friday
15 AprSatEaster Saturday
1 MayMonLabour Day
30 JunFriArmy Day
15 SepFriIndependence Day
20 OctFriRevolution Day
1 NovWedAll Saints' Day
25 DecMonChristmas Day

Guatemala officially recognizes at least 12 official public holidays annually. Many holidays are based on Christian doctrines and some observances are specific to territories or regions in the country. Guatemalan labor laws state that all employees are entitled to paid public holidays, but only at the discretion of the employer.