Holidays in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 2025

There are ten public holidays in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba in 2025, three of which fall on weekends. There are also local holidays on each island.

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.

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. In 2025, Good Friday is celebrated on April 18 in Western churches and May 03 in Eastern churches.

Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday is an important Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter Sunday is a public holiday in many countries. In 2025, it falls on April 20.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus and it is observed on April 21, 2025 in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba.

King's Day
King's Day celebrates the birthday of Willem-Alexander, the King of the Netherlands, who was born on April 27, 1967. The holiday is celebrated on April 27, 2025.

Rincon Day
Rincon Day is a public holiday on the island of Bonaire, observed on April 30, 2025. The holiday is celebrated in the town of Rincon on the island.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 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.

Ascension Day
Also known as the Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ, Ascension Day, observed on May 29, 2025, commemorates the Christian belief in the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven.

Whit Sunday
Whit Sunday, also known as Pentecost, is an important Christian festival commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost, and it falls on June 8, 2025.

Emancipation Day
Emancipation Day is observed on July 1, 2025 and commemorates the anniversary of when slavery was officially abolished in the Netherlands in 1863.

Carnival Monday
Carnival Monday, observed on July 28, 2025, is a holiday celebrating slavery abolishment on the island of Saba.

Bonaire Flag Day
Bonaire Flag Day is a public holiday on the island of Bonaire, observed on September 6, 2025. The holiday celebrates the anniversary when the flag of Bonaire was adopted in 1981.

Sint Eustatius Flag Day
Sint Eustatius Flag Day is a public holiday on the island of Sint Eustatius, and it is observed on November 16, 2025, celebrating the flag of Sint Eustatius was adopted on November 16, 2004.

Saba Flag Day
Saba Flag Day is a public holiday on the island of Saba, and it is observed on December 6, 2025, celebrating the flag of Saba was adopted on December 6, 1985.

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 Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba in 2025.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2025WednesdayPublic Holiday
Good FridayApr 18, 2025FridayPublic Holiday
Easter SundayApr 20, 2025SundayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 21, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
King's DayApr 27, 2025SundayPublic Holiday
Rincon DayApr 30, 2025WednesdayBonaire
Labour DayMay 01, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Ascension DayMay 29, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Whit SundayJun 08, 2025SundayPublic Holiday
Emancipation DayJul 1, 2025TuesdayBonaire
Emancipation DayJul 1, 2025TuesdaySint Eustatius
Carnival MondayJul 28, 2025MondaySaba
Bonaire Flag DaySep 6, 2025SaturdayBonaire
Sint Eustatius Flag DayNov 16, 2025SundaySint Eustatius
Saba Flag DayDec 6, 2025SaturdaySaba
Christmas DayDec 25, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Boxing DayDec 26, 2025FridayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba in 2025.

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