Places in Trinidad and Tobago

Top events in Trinidad and Tobago

June
23

Come and join the biggest event on the Tobago calender. In the festival islanders come together to celebrate the large amount of African roots and...

April
25

The best and more bizarre way to spend Easter is at Buccoo over on Tobago, where the annual goat and crab racing takes place. Going strong for 80...

May
08

Continuing the mammoth period of celebrations that is Easter time in Trinidad & Tobago, this event is a good one for those fascinated by the...

Trinidad and Tobago Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on Sunday are observed the following Monday. When two public holidays fall on the same date the following date is also given as a public holiday.

(a) Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given below are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Eid al-Fitr, Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Eid al-Fitr itself. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha may last up to several days, depending on the region.

(b) Hindu festivals are declared according to local astronomical observations and it is not possible to forecast the date of their occurrence exactly.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
March
30
Spiritual/Shouter Baptist Liberation Day
Start date:
30 March 2016
May
26
Corpus Christi
Start date:
26 May 2016
May
30
Indian Arrival Day
Start date:
30 May 2016
June
11
Sovereign's Birthday
Start date:
11 June 2016
June
19
Labour Day
Start date:
19 June 2016
July
07
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
7 July 2016
August
01
Emancipation Day
Start date:
1 August 2016
August
31
Independence Day
Start date:
31 August 2016
September
24
Republic Day
Start date:
24 September 2016
October
30
Divali (Festival of Lights)
Start date:
30 October 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2016
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