Public Holidays in Bahamas in 2019

Bahamas List of National Public holidays of Bahamas in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Thursday January 10 Jan 10 Majority Rule Day Holiday 10th January
Friday April 19 Apr 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Apr 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Friday June 07 Jun 7 Labor Day First Friday in June
Monday June 10 Jun 10 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Wednesday July 10 Jul 10 Independence Day
Monday August 05 Aug 5 Emancipation Day First Monday in August
Monday October 14 Oct 14 National Heroes Day Second Monday in October
Wednesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day


National Holiday


  • Holidays that fall on a Saturday or Sunday are usually celebrated on the following Monday
  • Holidays that fall on Tuesday are usually celebrated on the previous Monday
  • Holidays that fall on a Wednesday or a Thursday are celebrated on the following Friday (with the exception of Independence Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day)
  • Banks/businesses and many shops are closed on public holidays

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