Holiday Guide for Barbados in 2020

Barbados 2020
Barbados
2020

Barbados information

Coronavirus Notice Scheduled commercial flights will recommence on July 12 from Canada, with flights starting from the UK on July 18. Arrivals to the island will need to have had a PCR antigen test for Covid-19 within 72 hours of arrival, and present a certificate indicating you are Covid-19 negative. (Passengers travelling from a country in CARICOM – 20 states in the Caribbean region – can take the test up to one week prior to travel).
Coronavirus: Travel status Flights to Barbados are suspended. Barbados Travel Guide

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

Weather in Bridgetown

Summary: Humid throughout the day.
Temperature: 26.45°c
Wind speed: 8.45kph
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Barbados List of Bank Holidays in Barbados in 2020

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


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


National Heroes' Day

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

 Long Weekend! 
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

 Long Weekend! 
Independence Day

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

Christmas Day

 Long Weekend! 
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