Trinidad and Tobago observes various public holidays throughout the year. Explore list of public/national holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for 2021.
Trinidad and Tobago is a nation rich in cultural diversity of religions. Christians forms the majority of population, about 57% of people are Christians. Hinduism is the second largest religion with over 18% followers in the country. Islam 5% and other religions form the rest proportion of population in Trinidad and Tobago.
A large number of Hindu followers in Trinidad and Tobago celebrate various Hindu festivals like Divali, also popular as ‘festival of lights’. People illuminate their houses and offices with Diyas and special lighting. This year in 2021, Diwali will be observed on 4th November in Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago observes Indian Arrival Day annually on May 30th. The nation was the first country to start this holiday in 1945 at Skinner Park, San Fernando.
Hindus which are significantly present in Trinidad celebrate Phagwa also popular as Holi festival. It is observed as a major religious festival in the nation with colorful celebration and fun. Phagwa will be celebrated on 18th March in 2022.
|Friday||New Year's Day||National Holiday|
|Monday||Carnival Monday (Most businesses are closed)||Not A Public Holiday|
|Tuesday||Carnival Tuesday (Most businesses are closed)||Not A Public Holiday|
|Thursday||Phagwa (Holi Celebrations)||Not a Public holiday|
|Tuesday||Spiritual Baptist Day||National Holiday|
|Friday||Good Friday||National Holiday|
|Sunday||Easter Day||National Holiday|
|Monday||Easter Monday||National Holiday|
|Thursday||Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan)||National Holiday|
|Sunday||Indian Arrival Day||National Holiday|
|Monday||Indian Arrival Day (in lieu)||National Holiday|
|Thursday||Corpus Christi||National Holiday|
|Saturday||Labor Day||National Holiday|
|Sunday||Emancipation Day||National Holiday|
|Monday||Emancipation Day (in lieu)||National Holiday|
|Tuesday||Independence Day (National Day)||National Holiday|
|Friday||Republic Day||National Holiday|
|Thursday||Divali (Diwali, Deepavali) Also popular as Dewali||National Holiday|
|Saturday||Christmas Day||National Holiday|
|Monday||Boxing Day||National Holiday|