New Year’s Day 2020 in Barbados

Ever wondered how exciting it is to bid adieu to the old Year while spending time by the beachside? Well, this is the reality for people in Barbados and this is why New Year’s Day 2020 in Barbados remains one of the most popular events of the year. Just like it happens in all the other countries, Barbados folks also remain eager and excited to give a brand welcome to the New year and bid adieu to the old one.

When is New Year’s Day in 2020?

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January, 2020

(Wednesday)

New Year’s Day in Barbados

Is New Year’s Day a Public Holiday in Barbados?

New Year’s Day is a public holiday for the general population according to Holidays 2020. This means, offices, colleges, schools, universities, and several other academic institutions remain closed on this day.

New Year Celebrations in Barbados

New Year’s is also known as Saint Barts here. But some prefer their celebration with a little less scene. People here enter Barbados and its 120-slip Marina located at Port Ferdinand Yacht and also the Beach Club Residences. Locals are of the view that this is the best pace to celebrate New Year’s eve and make the most of this day.

Here, it’s a popular tradition to say goodbye to passing by year on the beach, though many consider getting a treatment at the spas, then watch the beautiful sunset from their private yachts. Some also spectate the beautiful fireworks from their boats and yachts.

The celebrations are so sizzling and zesty that they go until dawn. When some focus on sunsets, many others sail off to watch the majestic sunrise at the east coast and give a grand welcome to the New year. Beach dinners are also a common speciation of the day.

New Year’s Day Observances

Year Weekday Date Name Holiday Type
2019 Tue 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2020 Wed 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2021 Fri 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2022 Sat 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2023 Sun 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2024 Mon 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2025 Wed 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday

New Year’s Day Celebrations in Other Countries

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Quick Facts

This year: Wed, 1 January 2020
Next year: Fri, 1 January 2021
Last year: Tue, 1 January 2019
Type : Public Holiday