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Embrace the Cultural Tapestry: Guadeloupe’s Enchanting Public Holidays

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At Caribbean Kulture Creations (CKC), we love to celebrate the vibrant cultures and traditions of the Caribbean islands.

Caribbean Kulture Creations (CKC), your portal to the rich tapestry of Caribbean traditions and celebrations. Today, we invite you to embark on a journey to the stunning island of Guadeloupe, where vibrant cultures, history, and festivities intertwine to create an unforgettable experience. In this evergreen blog post, we’ll explore Guadeloupe’s public holidays, each one contributing to the island’s captivating charm and unique heritage. Get ready to immerse yourself in the essence of Guadeloupe’s rich cultural diversity as we delve into these special occasions.

A Calendar of Guadeloupe Public Holidays

DATENAMETYPE
1 JANNew Year’s DayPublic Holiday
28 FEBCarnival / Shrove MondayPrivate sector holiday
1 MARCarnival / Shrove TuesdayPrivate sector holiday
2 MARCarnival / Ash WednesdayPrivate sector holiday
20 MARMarch EquinoxSeason
24 MARMid Lent ThursdayPrivate sector holiday
18 APREaster MondayPublic Holiday
1 MAYLabor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
8 MAYWWII Victory DayPublic Holiday
26 MAYAscension DayPublic Holiday
27 MAYAbolition DayPublic Holiday
5 JUNWhit SundayObservance
6 JUNWhit MondayPublic Holiday
21 JUNJune SolsticeSeason
14 JULBastille DayPublic Holiday
15 AUGAssumption of MaryPublic Holiday
22 SEPSeptember EquinoxSeason
1 NOVAll Saints’ DayPublic Holiday
11 NOVArmistice DayPublic Holiday
21 DECDecember SolsticeSeason
24 DECChristmas EveObservance
25 DECChristmas DayPublic Holiday
31 DECNew Year’s EveObservance

Embrace the Festive Celebrations

Embrace Guadeloupe’s Celebrations: Guadeloupe’s public holidays are a testament to the island’s diverse cultural heritage and historical significance. Begin the year with hope and joy on New Year’s Day, and immerse yourself in the lively Carnival atmosphere during Shrove Monday, Shrove Tuesday, and Ash Wednesday.

Celebrate the island’s unique history during Mid Lent Thursday and Abolition Day. Experience the island’s profound religious observances on Easter Monday, Whit Sunday, and Assumption of Mary.

Pay tribute to laborers on Labor Day and honor the sacrifices made during WWII Victory Day and Armistice Day.

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Embrace the Cultural Tapestry: Guadeloupe's Enchanting Public Holidays
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Plan Your Guadeloupe Adventure

Plan Your Cultural Sojourn: As you plan your visit to Guadeloupe, consider the dates of these special holidays to experience the island’s vivacious celebrations, indulge in local delicacies, and join the festivities alongside the warm-hearted locals.

Guadeloupe’s public holidays offer a window into the island’s rich cultural tapestry and vibrant traditions. At CKC, we celebrate the spirit of Guadeloupe and all the Caribbean islands, each offering a unique experience that enriches the soul. Come, explore, and create unforgettable memories in this breathtaking paradise, embracing the beauty, authenticity, and charm that make Guadeloupe an enchanting destination for travelers seeking a genuine cultural experience.

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