Festivals & Public Holidays

Trinidad and Tobago observes various public holidays throughout the year. Explore list of public/national holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for 2023.

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Public Holidays in Trinidad & Tobago in 2023

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 2023, Diwali will be observed on 12th November in Trinidad and Tobago. Diwali celebrations in Trinidad and Tobago will begin on Fri, 10 Nov, 2023 and will continue till Tue, 14 Nov, 2023 as the festival of lights duration spans across 5 days.

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 25th March in 2024.

Divali in Trinidad and Tobago

List of Holidays in Trinidad & Tobago in 2023

Date Day Holiday Name Type
Sunday New Year's Day National Holiday
Monday Carnival Monday Not A Public Holiday
Tuesday Carnival Tuesday Not A Public Holiday
Mar 08 Wednesday Phagwa (Holi Celebrations) Not A Public Holiday
Thursday Spiritual Baptist Day National Holiday
Friday Good Friday National Holiday
Sunday Easter Day National Holiday
Monday Easter Monday National Holiday
Saturday Eid-ul-Fitr National Holiday
Tuesday Indian Arrival Day National Holiday
Thursday Corpus Christi National Holiday
Monday Labor Day National Holiday
Tuesday Emancipation Day National Holiday
Thursday Independence Day National Holiday
Sunday Republic Day National Holiday
Monday Republic Day (in lieu) National Holiday
Sunday Divali National Holiday
Monday Christmas Day National Holiday
Tuesday Boxing Day National Holiday

Public Holidays in 2023

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