Independence Day (Saint Kitts and Nevis)

Diversity Atlas


September 19


12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Independence Day in Saint Kitts and Nevis is celebrated on September 19th every year to commemorate the country’s independence from Great Britain. This public holiday is a time for Kittitians and Nevisians to celebrate their cultural heritage and national identity. The day is marked with parades, street dancing, music, and pageants. The festivities showcase the vibrant and diverse cultural traditions of the islands, including the music, food, and art that make Saint Kitts and Nevis unique. It is a time for people to come together, celebrate their freedom, and honor the heroes who fought for their independence.