Holiday Guide for Trinidad and Tobago in 2019

Trinidad and Tobago 2019
Trinidad and Tobago
2019

Trinidad and Tobago information

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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

Spiritual Baptist Day


Spiritual 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: Easter Sunday is the most important date in the Christian church. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus had been placed.

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.