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
- 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.