Saint Kitts and Nevis Public Holidays 2017


 
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Bank and Public Holidays for Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Saint Kitts and Nevis 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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Saint Kitts and Nevis Public Holidays in 2017 Observance*
Jan.    Sun New Year's Day (Grand Parade of Troupes)
        Mon New Year Holiday
        Tue Carnival Holiday (Last Lap)
Mar.    Thu Public Holiday (Funeral of Sir Probyn Inniss) Afternoon
Apr.    Mon Public Holiday (Funeral of Sir Cuthbert Montraville Sebastian) Afternoon
        Fri Good Friday
        Mon Easter Monday
May     Mon Labour Day
June    Mon Whit Monday
Aug.  7 Mon August Monday / Culturama
      8 Tue August Tuesday / Culturama
Sep. 16 Sat National Heroes' Day
     18 Mon National Heroes' Day Holiday
     19 Tue Independence Day
     20 Wed National Clean-up Day
Dec. 25 Mon Christmas Day
     26 Tue Boxing Day/J'Ouvert
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

19 Sep 2017 St. Kitts and Nevis Public Holiday September 20 (Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis-Basseterre) The Office of the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Timothy Harris, has announced that the Governor General of St. Kitts and Nevis, following the heavy rains and high winds from hurricane Maria, had approved the declaration of Wednesday, September 20, 2017, as a one-off public holiday in St. Kitts and Nevis to be designated as "National Clean-up Day".  30 Aug 2017 St. Kitts and Nevis Rules-Out September 18 Public Holiday (Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis-Basseterre) The Office of the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis has issued a statement ruling-out the declaration of Monday, September 18, 2017, as a one-off non-working public holiday in St. Kitts and Nevis.  31 Mar 2017 St. Kitts and Nevis 2017 Public Holiday April 10 (Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis-Basseterre) The Office of the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis has announced that Monday, April 10, 2017, would be a one-off half-day non-working public holiday in St. Kitts and Nevis to coincide with the state funeral of Sir Cuthbert Montraville Sebastian, the former Governor-General of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis from 1996 to 2013.  16 Mar 2017 St. Kitts and Nevis 2017 Public Holiday March 23 (Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis-Basseterre) The Office of the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis has announced that Thursday, March 23, 2017, would be a one-off half-day non-working public holiday in St. Kitts and Nevis to coincide with the state funeral of Sir Probyn Inniss, the former Governor of the Associated State of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.  23 Jan 2017 St. Kitts and Nevis 2017 Public Holidays Announced (Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis-Basseterre) The Office of the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis has announced its annual list of official non-working public holidays in St. Kitts and Nevis for the calendar year 2017.  25 Jan 2016 St. Kitts and Nevis 2016 Public Holidays Announced (Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis-Basseterre) The Office of the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis has announced its annual list of official non-working public holidays in St. Kitts and Nevis for the calendar year 2016.  26 Aug 2015 St. Kitts and Nevis Public Holiday August 27 (Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis-Basseterre) The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has announced a de facto public holiday as Government Offices will remain closed on Thursday, August 27, 2015, due to Tropical Storm Erika approaching the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.  23 Mar 2015 St. Kitts and Nevis Public Holiday April 1st (Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis-Basseterre) The Deputy Governor-General of St. Kitts and Nevis, Eustace John, acting on the advice of the Nevis Island Administration Cabinet, has declared Wednesday, April 1st, 2015, from 12 noon, as a one-off regional non-working public half-holiday on the island of Nevis, on the occasion of the Gulf Insurance Inter-Primary Schools Championship.  17 Feb 2015 St. Kitts and Nevis Public Holiday February 18 (Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis-Basseterre) The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has finally announced that Team Unity Leader and Prime Minister-Elect, Timothy Harris, had advised the Governor General, Sir Edmund W. Lawrence, to declare Wednesday, February 18, 2015, as an official non-working public holiday in St. Kitts and Nevis, "in commemoration of the People's victory".  07 Feb 2015 St. Kitts and Nevis 2015 Public Holidays Announced (Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis-Basseterre) The Office of the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis has announced its annual list of official non-working public holidays in St. Kitts and Nevis for the calendar year 2015.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Saint Kitts and Nevis 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

Governing Law: Official public holidays in Saint Kitts and Nevis are regulated by Public Holidays Order 1984 (Official Gazette, 1984-03-16, N. 2, 2 p.) which repealed the Public Holidays Order 1979, and was itself later amended in 1986 by the Public Holidays (Amendment) Order 1986 (Statutory Rules and Orders No. 12, Official Gazette, 1986-12-31, N. 12, 1 p.).  Kim Collins Day (August 25) is one of the officially listed federal holidays of Saint Kitts and Nevis, but it is not a public holiday (ie. it is a regular working day).  Saint Kitts and Nevis International Codes KN and KNA (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .kn (ICANN national top-level internet domain). Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Saint Kitts and Nevis information and news: Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (Saint Kitts and Nevis central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Saint Kitts and Nevis maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Saint Kitts and Nevis), and Wikipedia (includes Saint Kitts and Nevis commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Observance : Any entry in the Observance column indicates that, in Saint Kitts and Nevis, 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.


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 Saint Kitts and Nevis, 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 Saint Kitts and Nevis, before planning any trip to Saint Kitts and Nevis. 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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