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...

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.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
January
10
Majority Rule Day
Start date:
10 January 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
May
16
Whit Monday
Start date:
16 May 2016
June
03
Labour Day
Start date:
3 June 2016
July
10
Independence Day
Start date:
10 July 2016
August
01
Emancipation Day
Start date:
1 August 2016
October
12
National Heroes' Day
Start date:
12 October 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
28
Boxing Day
Start date:
28 December 2016
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