Jamaica has a total of 21 holidays in 2020. 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
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Valentine's Day
Friday, February 14, 2020 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Jamaica (Kingston)
Good Friday
Friday, April 10, 2020 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 13, 2020 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 10, 2020 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Labor Day / May Day
Saturday, May 23, 2020 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Labor Day / May Day observed
Monday, May 25, 2020 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Jamaica (Kingston)
Father's Day
Sunday, June 21, 2020 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Emancipation Day
Saturday, August 1, 2020 Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Jamaica
Independence Day
Thursday, August 6, 2020 Independence Day is a public holiday in Jamaica
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Jamaica (Kingston)
National Heroes' Day
Monday, October 19, 2020 National Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Jamaica
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Jamaica (Kingston)
Christmas Eve
Thursday, December 24, 2020 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Friday, December 25, 2020 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Saturday, December 26, 2020 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Jamaica
New Year's Eve
Thursday, December 31, 2020 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.