Saint Lucy, Barbados

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Saint Lucy, Barbados for 2017 ready to be integrated into your application.

The Caribbean island country of Barbados is located in the West Indies. Spanish explorers, who brought wild boars, originally claimed the island in the 15th century. In 1625, Barbados was taken over by the British, and was established as a colony in 1627. Barbados became the center of the English African slave trade until 1807, when slavery was outlawed. On November 30 1966, Barbados was established as an independent state of the British Commonwealth.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Sunday New Year's Day
January 1st Sunday Durin's Day
January 21st Saturday Errol Barrow Day
February 23rd Thursday Founder's Day
March 3rd Friday UN World Wildlife Day
March 19th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Monday March Equinox
April 5th Wednesday First Contact Day
April 6th Thursday Second Contact Day
April 14th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 16th Sunday Easter
April 17th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 28th Friday National Heroes' Day Long weekend.
May 1st Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 10th Wednesday Whacking Day
May 14th Sunday Mother's Day
May 25th Thursday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 5th Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 18th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
June 22nd Thursday Summerween
August 1st Tuesday Emancipation Day
August 7th Monday Kadooment Day
August 29th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 20th Wednesday Unification Day
September 22nd Friday September Equinox
September 29th Friday Hive Day
November 24th Friday Hogswatch
November 30th Thursday Independence Day
December 21st Thursday December Solstice
December 23rd Saturday Festivus
December 24th Sunday Christmas Eve
December 25th Monday Winter Veil
December 25th Monday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 26th Tuesday Boxing Day
December 31st Sunday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="BB-07" -d year="2017" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"