Holiday Guide for Barbados in 2019

Barbados 2019
Barbados
2019

Barbados information

Population: 285,000
Capital: Bridgetown
Calling Code: (1246)
Time Zone: -4 UTC
Currency: Barbadian dollar
Language: English

Weather in Bridgetown

Summary: Possible light rain until tomorrow morning.
Temperature: 27.78°c
Wind speed: 8.24kph
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Barbados List of Bank Holidays in Barbados in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Barbados: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Errol Barrow Day

 Long Weekend! 
Errol Barrow Day

Barbados: Commemorates the Birthday of Errol Barrow, who was the first Prime Minister of Barbados

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Barbados: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

Barbados: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

National Heroes' Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
National Heroes' Day (in lieu)

Barbados: Barbadian National Heroes are the designees of the Order of National Heroes Act, as passed by the Parliament of Barbados in 1998

May Day


May Day

Barbados: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Whit Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Whit Monday

Barbados: Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Emancipation Day


Emancipation Day

Barbados: Slavery was finally abolished throughout the British Empire by the Slavery Abolition Act 1833, which came into effect on 1 August 1834

Kadooment Day

 Long Weekend! 
Kadooment Day

Barbados: First Monday in August. Climax of a carnival to mark the end of the sugar cane harvest

Independence Day


Independence Day

Barbados: Independence was granted on 30 November 1966 with the passing of the Barbados Independence Act 1966

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Barbados: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Boxing Day


Boxing Day

Barbados: The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.

Notes

  • If the date of a bank holiday falls on a Sunday, it is generally moved to the following day