Public Holidays in Trinidad and Tobago in 2017

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

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 02 New Years Holiday Public Holiday as New Years Day falls on a Sunday
Monday February 27 Carnival Monday Most businesses are closed
Tuesday February 28 Carnival Tuesday Most businesses are closed
Thursday March 30 Spritual Baptist Day
Friday April 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 16 Easter Day
Monday April 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 30 Indian Arrival Day
Thursday June 15 Corpus Christi Second Thursday after Whitsun
Monday June 19 Labour Day
Monday June 26 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Tuesday August 01 Emancipation Day Slavery in the British Empire ended on 1 August 1834
Thursday August 31 Independence Day
Monday September 25 Republic Day (observed) Monday after Sunday 24 September
Friday October 13 First People's Day
Wednesday October 18 Divali Dewali
Monday December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 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.
  • Most businesses are closed on Carnival Monday and Tuesday, even though these days are not public holidays.

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