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Easter
Solomon Islands

Easter 2021, 2022 and 2023 in Solomon Islands

Some 90 percent of the population of Solomon Islands is Christian, and Easter is an official holiday here, much celebrated by Anglicans, Catholics, Evangelicals, and other denominations. The season includes three public holidays – Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Monday.

YearDateDayHoliday
20212 AprFriGood Friday
3 AprSatEaster Saturday
5 AprMonEaster Monday
202215 AprFriGood Friday
16 AprSatEaster Saturday
18 AprMonEaster Monday
20237 AprFriGood Friday
8 AprSatEaster Saturday
10 AprMonEaster Monday
202429 MarFriGood Friday
30 MarSatEaster Saturday
1 AprMonEaster Monday
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

Attending special church services on Palm Sunday and Good Friday and a midnight mass on Holy Saturday all lead up to the Easter Morning service for many.

Roman Catholics in Honiara put on a passion of the Christ re-enactment on Good Friday, with a crucifix procession from Central Market to Holy Cross Cathedral. Many kiss and venerate the wood of the crucifix.

Honiara also hosts an Easter “fun run” and other events. And everyone heads off to a festive Easter meal with friends and family after church.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHoliday
202010 AprFriGood Friday
11 AprSatEaster Saturday
13 AprMonEaster Monday
201919 AprFriGood Friday
20 AprSatEaster Saturday
22 AprMonEaster Monday
201830 MarFriGood Friday
31 MarSatEaster Saturday
2 AprMonEaster Monday
201714 AprFriGood Friday
15 AprSatEaster Saturday
17 AprMonEaster Monday