Holidays in the Bahamas 2024

There are 11 public holidays in the Bahamas in 2024, all of which fall on weekdays.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2024, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Majority Rule Day
The holiday is observed on January 10, 2024, and commemorates the anniversary of the Bahamas government gaining majority rule on this day in 1967.

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, March 29, 2024.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. The holiday is observed on April 1, 2024.

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 2024, the holiday falls on May 20.

Randol Fawkes Labour Day
Randol Fawkes Labour Day is a public holiday in the Bahamas, and it is observed on the first Friday in June each year. The holiday commemorates the Bahamas workers and honors Randol Fawkes, a Bahamian politician. It falls on June 7, 2024.

Independence Day
Independence Day is observed on July 10, 2024. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the Bahamas' independence on this day in 1973.

Emancipation Day
Emancipation Day is observed on the first Monday in August each year, August 05, 2024. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when slavery was abolished on this day in 1834.

National Heroes' Day
National Heroes' Day is observed on October 14, 2024. The holiday is in honor of the national heroes of the Bahamas who made significant contributions to the nation.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2024, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. It is a sharing holiday, and 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, 2024.

The following is the list of public holidays in the Bahamas 2024.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Majority Rule DayJan 10, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Good FridayMar 29, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 01, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Whit MondayMay 20, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Randol Fawkes Labour DayJun 07, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Independence DayJul 10, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Emancipation DayAug 05, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
National Heroes' DayOct 14, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Boxing DayDec 26, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in the Bahamas in 2024.

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