Quick reference guide to public holidays dates in Barbados
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The following Public Holidays will be observed in Barbados for the year 2017: New Year’s Day – January 2. Errol Barrow Day – January 21. Good Friday – April 14
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The public holidays in Barbados are usually days to commemorate an event, such as the anniversary of a historic celebration (eg: Independence day), or could be a faith based festivity such as Easter. An extensive list of public holidays in Barbados along with short explanation of particular holidays including Barbadian celebrations are detailed on this web page.
Unsurprisingly, one of the main reasons people book holidays to Barbados is to relax on its gorgeous beaches. You'll find stunning white sandy beaches all around the island, one of the best of which is Silver Sands, a world-class windsurfing beach and the location of the Waterman Festival, a windsurfing, kite surfing and general surfing competition.
This page has a list of Public Holidays that are nationaly celebrated in Barbados.
Inside Barbados: Public Holidays - Before you visit Barbados, visit TripAdvisor for the latest info and advice, written for travellers by travellers.
Barbados holidays are enjoyed against the backdrop of an island steeped in history, boasting pristine beaches that seem to go on forever. The island also offers some of the finest water sport opportunities in the Caribbean.
Monday and Tuesday of last week were celebrated as public holidays in Barbados, although I am still unclear as to the reason for this phenomenon.