Holiday Guide for Trinidad and Tobago in 2019

Trinidad and Tobago 2019
Trinidad and Tobago
2019

Trinidad and Tobago information

Population: 1.35m
Capital: Port of Spain
Calling Code: (1868)
Time Zone: -4 UTC
Currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar
Language: English

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Trinidad and Tobago List of National Holidays in Trinidad and Tobago in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

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

Spritual Baptist Day


Spritual Baptist Day

Trinidad and Tobago: Commemorates the 1951 repeal of a law that prohibited the activities of the Spiritual Baptist faith

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Trinidad and Tobago: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Day


Easter Day

Trinidad and Tobago: On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

Trinidad and Tobago: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

Indian Arrival Day


Indian Arrival Day

Trinidad and Tobago: Commemorates the first arrivals from the Indian subcontinent to Trinidad, on 30 May 1845, on the ship Fatel Razack

Eid-ul-Fitr


Eid-ul-Fitr

Trinidad and Tobago: The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Labor Day


Labor Day

Trinidad and Tobago: A labour uprising on 19 June 1937 marked the start of the modern trade union movement

Corpus Christi


Corpus Christi

Trinidad and Tobago: The Feast of Corpus Christi is a Catholic festival celebrated on the second Thursday after Whitsun

Emancipation Day


Emancipation Day

Trinidad and Tobago: The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 ended slavery in the British Empire on 1 August 1834

Independence Day


Independence Day

Trinidad and Tobago: Commemorates the independence of Trinidad and Tobago from the United Kingdom in 1962

Republic Day


Republic Day

Trinidad and Tobago: Republic Day is celebrated as a public holiday on September 24th, the date in 1976, when the first Parliament met

Divali


Divali

Trinidad and Tobago: Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

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

Boxing Day


Boxing Day

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

Notes

  • 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.
  • At the discretion of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, any other date may also be declared a public holiday.