Gibraltar Public Holidays

A calendar of the national vacation days when businesses, schools, government offices and banks may close and most people get the day off in Gibraltar...

As Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory it observes the same public holidays as the UK. In addition National Day, Commonwealth Day and other dates with reference to the Commonwealth are also public holidays in Gibraltar.

National public holidays in Gibraltar are commonly referred to as bank holidays. Shops are generally closed on these days.

A substitute day is given, generally on the following Monday, when a bank holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday.

Public Holidays in Gibraltar in 2017

  • 1 January - New Year's Day
  • 2 January - New Year's Day observed
  • 13 March - Commonwealth Day
  • 14 April - Good Friday
  • 17 April - Easter Monday
  • 28 April - Workers Memorial Day
  • 1 May - May Day Bank Holiday
  • 29 May - Spring Bank Holiday
  • 19 June - Queen's Birthday
  • 28 August - Summer Bank Holiday
  • 4 September - Gibraltar National Day
  • 25 December - Christmas Day
  • 26 December - Boxing Day