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Martinique

Martinique Holidays

Holidays & Observances in Martinique

Martinique is an overseas department of France located in the Caribbean. French culture has affected every part of the island’s culture, from language to religion to customs. French holidays such as Bastille Day are celebrated each year in Martinique. The island is also influenced by the surrounding Caribbean culture, so today it is a mixture of France and The Caribbean. The predominant religion is Roman Catholicism, so catholic holidays are very important.

 

 

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Country Observances

Common Observance Country Holiday Observance Type Holiday Date
Christmas Christmas Eve Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Christmas Christmas National, Federal, Bank, Public
Epiphany - Three Kings Day Epiphany Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday / Fat Tuesday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Good Friday Good Friday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Easter Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Monday Easter Monday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Emancipation Day Emancipation Day National, Federal, Bank, Public
Bastille Day Bastille Day National, Federal, Bank, Public
All Saints' Day All Saints' Day Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
All Souls' Day - Day of the Dead All Souls' Day - Day of the Dead Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Veterans Day / Armistice Day / Remembrance Day Armistice Day National, Federal, Bank, Public