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Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday. It is the day after Pentecost, also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday, which commemorates the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the disciples of Jesus Christ, according to the New Testament of the Bible.

Is Whit Monday a Public Holiday?

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

The dove symbolizes the Holy Spirit.

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About Whit Monday

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Whit Monday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonMay 25Whit MondayNational holiday
2016MonMay 16Whit MondayNational holiday
2017MonJun 5Whit MondayNational holiday
2018MonMay 21Whit MondayNational holiday
2019MonJun 10Whit MondayNational holiday
2020MonJun 1Whit MondayNational holiday
2021MonMay 24Whit MondayNational holiday
2022MonJun 6Whit MondayNational holiday
2023MonMay 29Whit MondayNational holiday
2024MonMay 20Whit MondayNational holiday
2025MonJun 9Whit MondayNational holiday

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