Holidays in Saint Kitts and Nevis 2025

There are 12 public holidays in Saint Kitts and Nevis in 2025, all of which fall on weekdays.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2025, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Carnival Day
Carnival Day is a public holiday in Saint Kitts and Nevis on January 2, 2025. Carnival Day is the last day of the Carnival celebrations on Saint Kitts island, and it is the country's most important event. The celebrations have all the important elements of Carnivals, such as colorful parades and street performances with music and dancing.

Good Friday
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed on Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday, April 18, 2025.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 21, 2025.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 5, 2025, and it celebrates the achievements of workers. The holiday originates in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.

Whit Monday
Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a religious festival Christians celebrate. It falls on the day after Pentecost, the 50th day after Easter Sunday. In 2025, the holiday falls on June 9.

Emancipation Day
Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Saint Kitts and Nevis on August 4, 2025. The holiday commemorates when slavery was abolished in Saint Kitts and Nevis in 1934.

Culturama Day
Culturama Day is a public holiday in Saint Kitts and Nevis on August 5, 2025. It is a festival celebrating Nevis island's rich history, culture, and heritage.

National Heroes' Day
National Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Saint Kitts and Nevis on September 16, 2025. The holiday honors individuals who made significant contributions to the country.

Independence Day
Independence Day is a public holiday in Saint Kitts and Nevis on September 19, 2025. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of Saint Kitts and Nevis's independence from the United Kingdom in 1983.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2025, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.

Boxing Day
Boxing Day is also known as St. Stephen's Day and is widely known as a shopping holiday in some countries. It falls on December 26, 2025.

The following is the list of public holidays in Saint Kitts and Nevis 2025.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2025WednesdayPublic Holiday
Carnival DayJan 02, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Good FridayApr 18, 2025FridayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 21, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 05, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Whit MondayJun 09, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Emancipation DayAug 04, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Culturama DayAug 05, 2025TuesdayPublic Holiday
National Heroes' DaySep 16, 2025TuesdayPublic Holiday
Independence DaySep 19, 2025FridayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Boxing DayDec 26, 2025FridayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Saint Kitts and Nevis in 2025.

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