Public Holidays in Trinidad and Tobago in 2017

Trinidad and Tobago Upcoming Holidays in Trinidad and Tobago

Independence Day
Independence Day

31 August 2017 This National holiday is in 14 days. Commemorates the independence of Trinidad and Tobago from the United Kingdom in 1962

Republic Day (observed)
Republic Day (observed)

25 September 2017 This National holiday is in 39 days. Republic Day is celebrated as a public holiday on 24 September, the date in 1976, when ...

First People's Day
First People's Day

13 October 2017 This National holiday is in 57 days. One-off public holiday to recognise Trinidad and Tobagos indigenous heritage

Trinidad and Tobago List of National Public holidays of Trinidad and Tobago in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday January 02 Jan 2 New Years Holiday Public Holiday as New Years Day falls on a Sunday
Monday February 27 Feb 27 Carnival Monday Most businesses are closed
Tuesday February 28 Feb 28 Carnival Tuesday Most businesses are closed
Thursday March 30 Mar 30 Spritual Baptist Day
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 16 Apr 16 Easter Day
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 30 May 30 Indian Arrival Day
Thursday June 15 Jun 15 Corpus Christi Second Thursday after Whitsun
Monday June 19 Jun 19 Labour Day
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Tuesday August 01 Aug 1 Emancipation Day Slavery in the British Empire ended on 1 August 1834
Thursday August 31 Aug 31 Independence Day
Monday September 25 Sep 25 Republic Day (observed) Monday after Sunday 24 September
Friday October 13 Oct 13 First People's Day
Thursday October 19 Oct 19 Diwali Dewali
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the Monday immediately following.
  • If two public holidays fall on the same day, the following day is also given as a public holiday.

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