National Holidays in Bahamas in 2016

Bahamas 2016

Bahamas List of Holidays in Bahamas in 2016

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday Fri New Year's Day National Holiday
Monday Mon Majority Rule Day National Holiday 10th January
Friday Fri Good Friday National Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday Mon Easter Monday National Holiday
Monday Mon Whit Monday National Holiday 7th Monday after Easter
Friday Fri Randol Fawkes Labour Day National Holiday First Friday in June
Monday Mon Independence Day (in lieu) National Holiday 10 July or following Monday
Monday Mon Emancipation Day National Holiday First Monday in August
Monday Mon National Heroes' Day National Holiday Second Monday in October
Sunday Sun Christmas Day National Holiday
Monday Mon Boxing Day National Holiday
Tuesday Tue Christmas Day 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.

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