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Labor and Agricultural Day

Labor and Agricultural Day 2022, 2023 and 2024 in Haiti

Every 1 May is Labour and Agricultural Day in Haiti, while much of the rest of the world celebrates “Labour Day”.  And that makes sense in Haiti, a country with a largely agriculturally based economy and with a large portion of the work force working on small, family owned farms.

20221 MaySunLabor and Agricultural Day
20231 MayMonLabor and Agricultural Day
20241 MayWedLabor and Agricultural Day
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The biggest single event for Haitian Labour and Agricultural Day each year is an agricultural-industrial fair held in the capital city of Port-au-Prince. It takes place on public university grounds and gives business owners from numerous industries a chance to showcase their products and services.

There are also colourful street parades, public feasts in all of Haiti’s 10 departments, and a host of other festivals and cultural activities that take place all over Haiti  And, in fact, Haitians living abroad often help put on Carnival-style, events in major US cities and elsewhere in the world.

Previous Years

20211 MaySatLabor and Agricultural Day
20201 MayFriLabor and Agricultural Day
20191 MayWedLabor and Agricultural Day
20181 MayTueLabor and Agricultural Day
20171 MayMonLabor and Agricultural Day