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2023: U.S. Mission offices in Guatemala closed to public

2023: U.S. Mission offices in Guatemala closed to public:     

DATE

DAY

HOLIDAY

OBSERVING COUNTRY

January 2  (Observed)**

Monday

New Year’s Day  **January 1

(A & G)  

January 16 

Monday  

Martin Luther King’s Birthday  

(A)  

February 20  

Monday  

Washington’s Birthday  

(A)  

April 6

Thursday  

Holy Thursday  

(G)  

April 7  

Friday  

Good Friday  

(G)  

May 1

Monday

Guatemalan Labor Day

(G)

May 29 

Monday  

Memorial Day  

(A)  

June 19  

Monday 

Juneteenth 

(A)  

July 3 (Observed)**  

Monday

Army Day **June 30  

(G)  

July 4

Tuesday

U.S. Independence Day

(A)  

August 15  

Tuesday

Feast of the Assumption  

(G)  

September 4  

Monday

U.S. Labor Day  

(A)  

September 15

Friday

Guatemalan Independence Day  

(G)  

October 9

Monday

Columbus Day  

(A)  

October 20

Friday

Revolution Day  

(G)  

November 1  

Wednesday

All Saints Day  

(G)  

November 10  (Observed)**

Friday

Veteran’s Day  **November 11

(A)  

November 23

Thursday  

Thanksgiving Day  

(A)  

December 24 

Sunday 

Christmas Eve

(G)  

December 25 

Monday

Christmas Day  

(A & G)  

December 31 

Sunday

New Year’s Eve  

(G)

** When a holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday, most employees observed the holiday on the previous Friday or following Monday, respectively (5 U.S.C. 6103(b) and Executive Order 11582 3(a)).

 **As per Decree 19-2018, if a Guatemalan holiday falls on a Tuesday or Wednesday, it will be observed the prior Monday, and, if it falls on a Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday, it will be observed on the following Monday. This applies only to Guatemalan Army Day.

** Guatemalan Labor Day and Revolution Day have returned to their original days and dates. The previous Decree 19-2018 only will apply to Guatemalan Army Day.