Belize Independence Day September 21

Belize Sign

Belize’s Independence Day Celebration is on September 21st. In 1981, on this day, Belize gain full independence from the United Kingdom.

Belizeans are quite proud of their independence and celebrate this day with festivities, music, parades, and dancing.

Placencia Village holds an amazing parade through the village each year. Belizeans and tourists come from all over the country to participate in this lively parade. Lots of vibrant colors, local music, dancers, and Garifuna drummers just begin to explain this event.

For more on the history of Belize’s Independence Day.