August Monday in 2023 is celebrated on the first Monday in August. There are -125 days left for August Monday this year.
August Monday is a national holiday in Anguilla, celebrated on the first Monday in August. It is a day that commemorates the abolition of slavery in the British Empire in 1834, and is an important occasion for the people of Anguilla.
The day is marked by a series of cultural events and celebrations, including a carnival parade that winds its way through the streets of the island's capital, The Valley. The parade features brightly colored costumes, live music, and dancing, and is a highlight of the year for many locals.
In addition to the carnival parade, August Monday is also a time for family and community gatherings. Many people take the opportunity to reconnect with loved ones and celebrate their shared heritage and history. There are often barbecues, picnics, and other social events that bring people together.
Throughout the day, there are also various competitions and games, including dominoes, card games, and cricket matches. These friendly competitions are a way for people to come together and have fun, and are a testament to the strong community spirit that is a hallmark of life in Anguilla.
Overall, August Monday is a day of celebration, reflection, and togetherness in Anguilla. It is an opportunity to honor the struggles and triumphs of the island's ancestors, and to look towards a future that is bright and full of promise.
|Year||Week Day||Date||Holiday Name||Holiday Type|
|2020||Monday||August 03, 2020||August Monday||Public Holiday|
|2021||Monday||August 02, 2021||August Monday||Public Holiday|
|2022||Monday||August 01, 2022||August Monday||Public Holiday|
|2023||Monday||August 07, 2023||August Monday||Public Holiday|
|2024||Monday||August 05, 2024||August Monday||Public Holiday|
|2025||Monday||August 04, 2025||August Monday||Public Holiday|