Top events in Barbados

February
11

The week-long celebrations marks the arrival of the first settlers at Holetown on February 17, 1627. The festival provides visitors with an...

June
10

Football fans shouldn't miss out on this chance to see footballing veterans like Roberto Di Matteo, Gianfranco Zola and Alan Shearer take to the...

July
01

Crop Over is Barbados' biggest festival. Dating back to the 1780s when the island was one of the biggest sugar producers in the world, the end of...

Barbados Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on Sunday are observed the following Monday.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
January
21
Errol Barrow Day
Start date:
21 January 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
April
28
National Heroes' Day
Start date:
28 April 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
16
Whit Monday
Start date:
16 May 2016
August
01
Kadooment Day
Start date:
1 August 2016
August
01
Emancipation Day
Start date:
1 August 2016
November
30
Independence Day
Start date:
30 November 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
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