National Holidays in Bahamas in 2020

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Bahamas List of Holidays in Bahamas in 2020

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Wednesday New Year's Day National Holiday
Friday Majority Rule Day National Holiday 10th January
Friday Good Friday National Holiday
Monday Easter Monday National Holiday
Monday Whit Monday National Holiday 7th Monday after Easter
Friday Randol Fawkes Labour Day National Holiday First Friday in June
Friday Independence Day National Holiday 10 July or following Monday
Monday Emancipation Day National Holiday First Monday in August
Monday National Heroes' Day National Holiday Second Monday in October
Friday Christmas Day National Holiday
Monday Boxing Day Holiday National Holiday


  • Holidays that fall on a Saturday or Sunday are usually celebrated on the following Monday.
  • Holidays falling on Tuesday are usually celebrated on the previous Monday.
  • Holidays falling on Wednesday or 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.