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Easter
Tonga

Easter 2025 and 2026 in Tonga

Easter is regarded as the most important of holy days by Christians, and in Tonga it is celebrated with two holidays on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

YearDateDayHoliday
202518 AprFriGood Friday
21 AprMonEaster Monday
20263 AprFriGood Friday
6 AprMonEaster Monday
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

The date of the holiday changes each year based on the centuries-old calculations that determine the Christian Ecclesiastical Calendar, such that the date of Easter Sunday can be anytime between 22 March and 25 April.

Easter is a festive, but somewhat low-key time of year in Tonga. People are off work and out of school for a while, and they are glad to catch up with family and friends.

The large majority of the population in Tonga follows Christianity, though there is a very diverse mix of denominations. Many will attend a special church service and program for Palm Sunday, Good Friday, late on Holy Saturday, or early on Easter Sunday. Most people use Easter Monday as a time to relax and prepare to get back into their ordinary routine next day.

It isn’t surprising that Tonga’s sunny, sandy beaches and crystal-blue waters are crowded on Easter Weekend. But less obvious activities many engage in include picnics and sports.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHoliday
202429 MarFriGood Friday
1 AprMonEaster Monday
20237 AprFriGood Friday
10 AprMonEaster Monday