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.

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
Newsletter
test