Top events in Barbados

January
01

Barbados' National Heroes Day is recognised on 28 April and celebrates the life and achievements of 10 of its most notable citizens. These are...

January
01

Visitors are given access into some of the island’s rich historic homes that usually remain closed to the general public. It occurs every...

January
11

Local, national and international jazz performers take to the stage for this annual event, which attracts music fans from all over the world....

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
Emancipation Day
Start date:
1 August 2016
August
01
Kadooment Day
Start date:
1 August 2016
November
30
Independence Day
Start date:
30 November 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
21
Errol Barrow Day
Start date:
21 January 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
April
17
Easter Monday
Start date:
17 April 2017
April
28
National Heroes' Day
Start date:
28 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
June
05
Whit Monday
Start date:
5 June 2017
August
01
Emancipation Day
Start date:
1 August 2017
August
07
Kadooment Day
Start date:
7 August 2017
November
30
Independence Day
Start date:
30 November 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
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