Non trading days
2012 Non-Trading Days
|New Year's Day||January 1st|
|Carnival Monday||February 20th|
|Carnival Tuesday||February 21st|
|Spiritual Shouter Baptist Liberation Day||March 30th|
|Good Friday||April 6th|
|Easter Monday||April 9th|
|Indian Arrival Day||May 30th|
|Corpus Christi||June 7th|
|Labour Day||June 19th|
|Emancipation Day||August 1st|
|Independence Day||August 31st|
|Republic Day||September 24th|
|Christmas Day||December 25th|
|Boxing Day||December 26th|
|Divali||To be announced|
- At the discretion of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, any other date may also be declared a public holiday.
- Good Friday and Easter Monday are observed as public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago. However since they are determined by the Christian calendar, the date for each public holiday varies from year to year.
- The Muslim festival of Eid ul Fitr and the Hindu Festival of Divali are observed as public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago. However, since they are determined by the respective Muslim and Hindu religious organizations, the calendar date for each public holiday varies from year to year. These dates are usually announced one to two weeks prior to their observance each year. Divali is usually celebrated in October or November of each year.
- When a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the Monday immediately following. When two public holidays fall on the same day, the following day is also given as a public holiday.
- Most businesses are closed on Carnival Monday and Tuesday, even though these days are not public holidays.