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Diwali/Deepavali 2023 in Trinidad and Tobago

Diwali is also known as Deepavali, Dipavali, Dewali, Deepawali, or the Festival of Lights. It is celebrated in October or November each year. Diwali celebrations can last for about five days.

Is Diwali/Deepavali a Public Holiday?

Diwali/Deepavali is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2023, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Dipa oil lamps are often lit for Diwali celebrations.


About Diwali/Deepavali

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Diwali/Deepavali Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2012–2025.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2012TueNov 13Diwali/DeepavaliPublic holiday
2013SunNov 3Diwali/DeepavaliPublic holiday
2013MonNov 4Diwali/Deepavali observedPublic holiday
2014ThuOct 23Diwali/DeepavaliPublic holiday
2015WedNov 11Diwali/DeepavaliPublic holiday
2016SatOct 29Diwali/DeepavaliPublic holiday
2017ThuOct 19Diwali/DeepavaliPublic holiday
2018WedNov 7Diwali/DeepavaliPublic holiday
2019SunOct 27Diwali/DeepavaliPublic holiday
2019MonOct 28Diwali/Deepavali observedPublic holiday
2020SatNov 14Diwali/DeepavaliPublic holiday
2021ThuNov 4Diwali/DeepavaliPublic holiday
2022MonOct 24Diwali/DeepavaliPublic holiday
2023SunNov 12Diwali/DeepavaliPublic holiday
2024ThuOct 31Diwali/Deepavali (Tentative Date)Public holiday
2025MonOct 20Diwali/Deepavali (Tentative Date)Public holiday

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