Barbados has a total of 27 holidays in 2022. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Errol Barrow Day
Friday, January 21, 2022 Errol Barrow Day is a public holiday in Barbados
Valentine's Day
Monday, February 14, 2022 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Barbados (Bridgetown)
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 17, 2022 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
National Heroes Day
Thursday, April 28, 2022 National Heroes Day is a public holiday in Barbados
Labor Day / May Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Day off for Labor Day / May Day
Monday, May 2, 2022 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mothers' Day
Sunday, May 8, 2022 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, June 5, 2022 Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Whit Monday
Monday, June 6, 2022 Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.
Fathers' Day
Sunday, June 19, 2022 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Barbados (Bridgetown)
Emancipation Day
Monday, August 1, 2022 Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Barbados
Kadooment Day
Monday, August 1, 2022 Kadooment Day is a public holiday in Barbados
Day off for Emancipation Day
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Barbados
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Barbados (Bridgetown)
Halloween
Monday, October 31, 2022 Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Independence Day
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Independence Day is a public holiday in Barbados
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Barbados (Bridgetown)
Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24, 2022 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Monday, December 26, 2022 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Barbados
Day off for Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 27, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Old Year's Night
Saturday, December 31, 2022 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.