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Bank and Public Holidays for Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba (BES)

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Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the second half of 2017, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba Public Holidays in 2017 Observance*
Jan.    Sun New Year's Day / Maskarada
Feb.    Mon Carnival Holiday (BO) Regional
Apr.    Fri Good Friday
        Sun Easter
        Mon Easter Monday
        Thu King's Birthday
        Sun Rincon Day (BO) Regional
May     Mon Labour Day
        Thu Ascension Thursday
June    Sun Whit Sunday (Pentecost)
July  1 Sat Emancipation Day (SE) Regional
     31 Mon Carnival Monday (SA) Regional
Sep.  6 Wed Bonaire Flag Day (BO) Regional
Nov. 16 Thu Statia Day / Sint Eustatius Flag Day (SE) Regional
Dec.  1 Fri Saba Flag Day (SA) Regional
     15 Fri Kingdom Day (BO) Reg+Gov
     25 Mon Christmas Day
     26 Tue Second Day of Christmas
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

16 Oct 2016 Saba 2017 Public Holidays Announced (Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire-Kralendijk) The Executive Council of the Public Entity Saba (the regional government of Saba) has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Saba, which should also apply as non-working public holidays to all of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, for the calendar year 2017.  14 Apr 2016 Bonaire Public Holidays May 2 (Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire-Kralendijk) The Bonaire government has announced that Monday, May 2, 2016, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, on account of the annual, May 1st, non-working public holiday in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, for the calendar year 2016, falling on a Sunday.  29 Feb 2016 Bonaire 2016 Public Holidays Announced (Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire-Kralendijk) The Bonaire government has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, for the calendar year 2016.  06 Dec 2015 Saba 2016 Public Holidays Announced (Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire-Kralendijk) The Executive Council of the Public Entity Saba (the regional government of Saba) has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Saba, which should also apply as non-working public holidays to all of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, for the calendar year 2016.  10 Apr 2015 Bonaire 2015 Public Holidays Amended (Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire-Kralendijk) The Bonaire Deputy Minister of the Interior and for Kingdom Relations, Jonah Chirino, has announced that the Bonaire government had amended its previously-released annual list of official non-working public holidays in Bonaire for the calendar year 2015, by re-instating Rincon Day as a non-working public holiday in Bonaire, at least for the calendar year 2015.  27 Jan 2015 Bonaire 2015 Public Holidays Announced (Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire-Kralendijk) The Bonaire government has in turn released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, for the calendar year 2015.  15 Nov 2014 Saba 2015 Public Holidays Announced (Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire-Kralendijk) The Executive Council of the Public Entity Saba (the regional government of Saba) has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Saba, which should also apply as non-working public holidays to all of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, for the calendar year 2015.  29 Sep 2013 Bonaire 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire-Kralendijk) The Bonaire government has released the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, for the calendar year 2014.  02 Nov 2012 Bonaire 2013 Public Holidays Announced (Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire-Kralendijk) The Bonaire government has released the official list of non-working public holidays in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, for the calendar year 2013.  10 Jan 2012 Bonaire 2012 Public Holidays Announced (Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire-Kralendijk) The Bonaire government has released the official list of non-working public holidays in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, for the calendar year 2012.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba became an independent country on October 10, 2010, with 3 regional subdivisions: •BO=Bonaire •SA=Saba •SE=Sint Eustatius  For Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba public holidays from before October 10, 2010, see the Netherlands Antilles list of official public holidays.  Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba International Codes BQ and BES (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .nl (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba information and news: UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba maps, demographics and economic statistics), and Wikipedia (includes Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Observance : Any entry in the Observance column indicates that, in Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba, the holiday may be regional or non-official or limited to certain religious and/or linguistic groups, or begin at a time other than midnight. Note that religious holidays are included only if they are national public holidays, or if the national labour code has specific holiday allowances for employees of specific religions. Aft=Afternoon, Arm=Armenian, Bah=Bahai, Bnk=Banks and most financial institutions, Bud=Buddhist, Cat=Catholic, Chr=Christian, Cop=Coptic, Eve=Evening, Gov=Government services and civil servants, Hin=Hindu, Jew=Jewish, Lin=Linguistic or ethnic groups, Mor=Morning, Mun=Municipal, Mus=Muslim, Orth=Orthodox, Othr=Miscellaneous partial observances (usually described in the Additional Information section of this page), Prt=Protestant, Reg=Regional, Rel=Other Religion, Sch=Schools and universities, Sik=Sikh.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2017 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba, before planning any trip to Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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