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Jamaica has a total of 20 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
||Tuesday, January 1, 2019||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Thursday, February 14, 2019||Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.|
||Wednesday, March 6, 2019||Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.|
||Wednesday, March 20, 2019||March Equinox in Jamaica (Kingston)|
||Friday, April 19, 2019||Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.|
||Sunday, April 21, 2019||Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.|
||Monday, April 22, 2019||Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.|
||Sunday, May 12, 2019||Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.|
|Labor Day / May Day
||Thursday, May 23, 2019||May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Sunday, June 16, 2019||Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.|
||Friday, June 21, 2019||June Solstice in Jamaica (Kingston)|
||Thursday, August 1, 2019||Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Jamaica|
||Tuesday, August 6, 2019||Independence Day is a public holiday in Jamaica|
||Monday, September 23, 2019||September Equinox in Jamaica (Kingston)|
|National Heroes' Day
||Monday, October 21, 2019||National Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Jamaica|
||Sunday, December 22, 2019||December Solstice in Jamaica (Kingston)|
||Tuesday, December 24, 2019||Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Wednesday, December 25, 2019||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Thursday, December 26, 2019||Boxing Day is a public holiday in Jamaica|
|New Year's Eve
||Tuesday, December 31, 2019||New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.|