Public Holidays in Bahamas in 2015

Bahamas List of National Public holidays of Bahamas in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 12 Majority Rule Day Holiday 10th January
Friday April 03 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 06 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 25 Whitmonday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Friday June 05 Sir Randol Fawkes Day Labour Day. First Friday in June
Friday July 10 Independence Day
Monday August 03 Emancipation Day First Monday in August
Monday October 12 National Heroes Day Second Monday in October
Friday December 25 Christmas Day
Saturday December 26 Boxing Day
Monday December 28 Boxing Day (observed)


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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