Top events in Bahamas

May
01

Far from the ferocious event its name suggests, the “shoot-out” as it’s known is a fishing tournament: the best of many held annually on the...

May
01

A celebration of the Bahamas’ diversity, origins, and ties to different parts of the world, this is a relatively new weekend-long event on the...

June
01

As well as the more famous Junkanoo celebrations on Boxing Day and New Year (see things to do) there is also the Junkanoo Summer Festival, held...

Bahamas Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on the weekend are observed the following Monday.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
April
21
Easter Monday
Start date:
21 April 2014
June
06
Labour Day
Start date:
6 June 2014
June
09
Whit Monday
Start date:
9 June 2014
July
10
Independence Day
Start date:
10 July 2014
August
04
Emancipation Day
Start date:
4 August 2014
October
12
National Heroes' Day
Start date:
12 October 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
06
Easter Monday
Start date:
6 April 2015
May
25
Whit Monday
Start date:
25 May 2015
June
05
Labour Day
Start date:
5 June 2015
July
10
Independence Day
Start date:
10 July 2015
August
03
Emancipation Day
Start date:
3 August 2015
October
12
National Heroes' Day
Start date:
12 October 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2015
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