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Easter Saturday in Guatemala

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death, according to the Christian bible. It is the day after Good Friday and the day before Easter Sunday. It is also known as Easter Eve, Easter Even, Black Saturday, or the Saturday before Easter.

Is Easter Saturday a Public Holiday?

Easter Saturday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2019 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

La Pietà by Michelangelo

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus (sculpture of him pictured above) lay in his tomb after he died. He was resurrected on Easter Sunday, the day after Holy Saturday, according to Christian belief.

©iStockphoto.com/Edward Lin

About Easter Saturday

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Easter Saturday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatApr 4Easter SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2016SatMar 26Easter SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2017SatApr 15Easter SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2018SatMar 31Easter SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2019SatApr 20Easter SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2020SatApr 11Easter SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2021SatApr 3Easter SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2022SatApr 16Easter SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2023SatApr 8Easter SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2024SatMar 30Easter SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2025SatApr 19Easter SaturdayNational holiday, Christian

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