Public Holidays in Trinidad and Tobago in 2016

Trinidad and Tobago List of National Public holidays of Trinidad and Tobago in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 New Years Day
Monday February 08 Carnival Monday Most businesses are closed
Tuesday February 09 Carnival Tuesday Most businesses are closed
Friday March 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday March 27 Easter Day
Monday March 28 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday March 30 Spritual Baptist Day
Thursday May 26 Corpus Christi second Thursday after Whitsun
Monday May 30 Indian Arrival Day
Monday June 20 Labour Day (observed)
Wednesday July 06 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Monday August 01 Emancipation Day
Wednesday August 31 Independence Day
Saturday September 24 Republic Day
Saturday October 29 Divali Dewali
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day
Monday December 26 Boxing Day
Tuesday December 27 Christmas Holiday


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.
  • Most businesses are closed on Carnival Monday and Tuesday, even though these days are not public holidays.

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