Holiday Guide for Turks and Caicos Islands in 2019

Turks and Caicos Islands 2019
Turks and Caicos Islands
2019

Turks and Caicos Islands information

Coronavirus: Travel status All airports and sea ports were closed to international traffic on March 24th. Turks and Caicos plans to reopen to tourists on July 22. The Grand Turk Cruise Center, however, will remain closed until August 31. Turks and Caicos Islands Travel Guide

Population: 31,458
Capital: Cockburn Town
Calling Code: (1649)
Time Zone: -5 UTC
Currency: United States dollar
Language: English

Weather in Cockburn Town

Summary: Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
Temperature: 29.56°c
Wind speed: 7.32kph
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Turks and Caicos Islands List of National Holidays in Turks and Caicos Islands in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

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

Commonwealth Day

 Long Weekend! 
Commonwealth Day

Turks and Caicos Islands: Originally known as Empire Day, this holiday marked Queen Victoria's birthday

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Turks and Caicos Islands: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

Turks and Caicos Islands: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

National Heroes' Day

 Long Weekend! 
National Heroes' Day

Turks and Caicos Islands: Commemorates the life of James Alexander George Smith McCartney

Her Majesty the Queen's Birthday

 Long Weekend! 
Her Majesty the Queen's Birthday

Turks and Caicos Islands: The Monday following the Saturday designated as the official holiday observance in the UK

Emancipation Day


Emancipation Day

Turks and Caicos Islands: Marks the end of Slavery across the British Empire on August 1st 1834

National Youth Day

 Long Weekend! 
National Youth Day

Turks and Caicos Islands: A day to honour and celebrate the youth of the Turks and Caicos Islands

National Heritage Day

 Long Weekend! 
National Heritage Day

Turks and Caicos Islands: This holiday replaced Columbus Day in 2014, which was also held on the second Monday In October

National Day of Thanksgiving

 Long Weekend! 
National Day of Thanksgiving

Turks and Caicos Islands: This has been a holiday since 2014 and is a day for islanders to give thanks

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

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

Boxing Day


Boxing Day

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