Home   Calendar   Holidays   Guatemala   Good Friday
Flag for Guatemala

Good Friday in Guatemala

Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death, which is told in the Christian Bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday.

Is Good Friday a Public Holiday?

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

Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.

©iStockphoto.com/Richard Goerg

About Good Friday

Read more about Good Friday.

Good Friday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriApr 3Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2016FriMar 25Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2017FriApr 14Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2018FriMar 30Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2019FriApr 19Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2020FriApr 10Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2021FriApr 2Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2022FriApr 15Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2023FriApr 7Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2024FriMar 29Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2025FriApr 18Good FridayNational holiday, Christian

We diligently research and continuously update our holiday dates and information. If you find a mistake, please let us know.

You might also like

Lunar Eclipse 16–17 July

Lunar Eclipse 16–17 July

This partial lunar eclipse, the last lunar eclipse of 2019, is visible from Australia, Africa, South America, most of Europe and Asia. more

Commuters and tourists in Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom.

Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Daylight Saving Time (DST) is the practice of setting the clocks forward one hour from standard time during the summer months, and back again in the fall, in order to make better use of natural daylight. more

Calendar with 12 months

12 Months of the Year

The 12 months of the year are linked to the Moon's orbit around Earth. Why are there 12 months? What do the month names mean? more

LIVE PARTIAL LUNAR ECLIPSE – Watch the eclipse as it happens