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Antigua and Barbuda Public Holidays

Official Public Holidays in Antigua and Barbuda are regulated by the The Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2005


New Year’s Day
– If the first day of January falls on a Sunday, then the following Monday shall be a public holiday.

Christmas Day and Boxing Day - If Christmas Day falls on a Saturday, then the following Monday shall be a public holiday.  If Christmas Day falls on a Sunday, then the following Monday and Tuesday shall be public holidays.

Note:

  • Sundays, Christmas Day and Good Friday are observed as Common Law Holidays.
  • Caribana is a form of carnival celebration in Barbuda that is held every year during the Whit holiday weekend.

Click here to download the 2012 - 2018 Public Holidays Calendar