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Emancipation Day in Barbados

Is Emancipation Day a Public Holiday?

Emancipation Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Emancipation Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SunAug 1Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2010TueAug 3Emancipation Day observedPublic Holiday
2011MonAug 1Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2011TueAug 2Emancipation Day observedPublic Holiday
2012WedAug 1Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2013ThuAug 1Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2014FriAug 1Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2015SatAug 1Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2016MonAug 1Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2016TueAug 2Emancipation Day observedPublic Holiday
2017TueAug 1Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2018WedAug 1Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2019ThuAug 1Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2020SatAug 1Emancipation DayPublic Holiday

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