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Public Holidays in the Bahamas 2018-02-20T04:14:10+00:00

Bahamian Public Holidays

New Years Day:   January 1

Good Friday:   Friday before Easter Sunday

Easter Monday:   Easter Monday

Whit Monday:   Seventh Monday After Easter Sunday

Labour Day:   First Friday in June

Bahamas Independence Day:   July 10

Emancipation Day: First Monday in August

National Heroes Day ( Discovery Day ):   October 12

Christmas:   December 25

Boxing Day:   December 26

Please note:

  • Holidays falling on a Saturday or Sunday are usually celebrated on the following Monday.
  • Holidays falling on Tuesday are usually celebrated on the previous Monday.
  • Holidays falling on Wednesday or Thursday are celebrated on the following Friday ( with the exception of Independence Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day ).
  • Banks / businesses and many shops are closed on public holidays.

Complimentary 5th Night:

Stays booked for four or more consecutive nights receive a complimentary fifth night, subject to availability. Offer is valid on most bookings through August 31st, 2018. Blackout dates include the month of July and the Christmas/New Years holiday period.