Trinidad and Tobago observes various public holidays throughout the year. Explore list of public/national holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for 2021.
Public Holidays in Trinidad and Tobago in 2021
Public Holidays in Trinidad and Tobago - Holidays and festivals are a part of our culture, tradition and nationality. Each country has its own culture and tradition which are largely reflected in the festivals celebrated in a year. Some of this festivals and holidays are also celebrated to mark the birthday of religious saint or guru. The dates for these festivals keep on changing in a calendar year. Some of the religious observance is based on the sighting of the Moon. Her we have provided below dates for festivals celebrated in Trinidad and Tobago.
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 onserved 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.
List of Holidays in Trinidad and Tobago in 2021
|January 2021||01||Friday||New Year's Day|
|February 2021||15||Monday||Carnival Monday|
|March 2021||30||Tuesday||Spiritual Baptist Liberation Day|
|April 2021||02||Friday||Good Friday|
|30||Sunday||Indian Arrival Day|
|June 2021||03||Thursday||Corpus Christi|
|August 2021||01||Sunday||Emancipation Day|
|September 2021||24||Friday||Republic Day|
|November 2021||04||Thursday||Divali (Diwali, Deepavali) Also popular as Dewali is observed as National Holiday|
|December 2021||25||Saturday||Christmas Day|