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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Holiday Date Details
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.
Valentine's Day
Thursday, February 14, 2019 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in Jamaica (Kingston)
Good Friday
Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 22, 2019 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Mother's Day
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.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 16, 2019 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in Jamaica (Kingston)
Emancipation Day
Thursday, August 1, 2019 Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Jamaica
Independence Day
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 Independence Day is a public holiday in Jamaica
September Equinox
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
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in Jamaica (Kingston)
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
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.