List of national public holidays of Barbados in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Barbados. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2018 Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
Jan. 22, 2018 Jan. 22, 2018 Errol Barrow Day (observed) Birthday of the former Prime Minister of Barbados
March 30, 2018 March 30, 2018 Good Friday The Friday before Easter Sunday
April 2, 2018 April 2, 2018 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
April 28, 2018 April 28, 2018 National Heroes Day Celebrates 10 key people in the history of Barbados
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 May Day
May 21, 2018 May 21, 2018 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Aug. 1, 2018 Aug. 1, 2018 Emancipation Day
Aug. 6, 2018 Aug. 6, 2018 Kadooment Day 1st Monday in August
Nov. 30, 2018 Nov. 30, 2018 Independence Day Independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
Dec. 25, 2018 Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2018 Dec. 26, 2018 Boxing Day