Saturday, September 18, 2021

Festivals & Holidays in Barbados

North AmericaBarbadosFestivals & Holidays in Barbados
DateEnglish nameComments
1 JanuaryNew Year’s Day
21 JanuaryErrol Barrow DayA day of tribute to Errol Barrow, the Father of the Nation.
2 AprilGood FridayFriday, the date varies
5 AprilEaster MondayMonday, the date varies
28 AprilNational Heroes’ Day
1 MayLabour Day1st Monday in May, date varies
Whit MondayMonday, the date varies
1 AugustEmancipation DayDate on which slavery was abolished on the island.
Kadooment Day1st Monday in August, date variable
30 NovemberIndependence DayThe anniversary of the national independence of Barbados, which broke away from the United Kingdom in 1966.
December 25Christmas Day
26 DecemberBoxing Day