Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events

Public holidays

DateEnglish nameRemarks
1 JanuaryNew Year's Day
21 JanuaryErrol Barrow DayA day of recognition for Errol Barrow the Father of the Nation.
2 AprilGood FridayFriday, date varies
5 AprilEaster MondayMonday, date varies
28 AprilNational Heroes' Day 
1 MayLabour Day1st Monday in may, date varies
Whit MondayMonday, date varies
1 AugustEmancipation DayThe date on which slavery was abolished on the island.
Kadooment Day1st Monday in August, date varies
30 NovemberIndependence DayThe anniversary of Barbadian national independence, from the United Kingdom in 1966.
25 DecemberChristmas Day 
26 December.Boxing Day

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