After the first English settlement in Holly Town in 1627, the independence of Barbados came as a colony on November 30, 1966, some 300 years later.
When is Barbados Independence Day?
The holiday is celebrated on November 30. If November 30 falls on a weekend, the following Monday will be a public holiday. This holiday commemorates independence from Britain in 1966 and is the national day of Barbados.