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Public Holidays in Bahamas in 2016

Bahamas Upcoming Holidays in Bahamas

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This National holiday is in 16 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Boxing Day
Boxing Day

26 December 2016 This National holiday is in 17 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

Christmas Day (observed)
Christmas Day (observed)

27 December 2016 This National holiday is in 18 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Bahamas List of National Public holidays of Bahamas in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday January 11 Jan 11 Majority Rule Day Holiday 10th January
Friday March 25 Mar 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday March 28 Mar 28 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 16 May 16 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Friday June 03 Jun 3 Labor Day First Friday in June
Monday July 11 Jul 11 Independence Day (observed)
Monday August 01 Aug 1 Emancipation Day First Monday in August
Monday October 10 Oct 10 National Heroes Day Second Monday in October
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Monday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day
Tuesday December 27 Dec 27 Christmas Day (observed)

Key

National Holiday

Notes

  • 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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