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 Independance 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.