Jamaica has a total of 21 holidays in 2022. 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
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Valentine's Day
Monday, February 14, 2022 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Jamaica (Kingston)
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 17, 2022 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 8, 2022 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Labor Day / May Day
Monday, May 23, 2022 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 19, 2022 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Jamaica (Kingston)
Emancipation Day
Monday, August 1, 2022 Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Jamaica
Independence Day
Monday, August 8, 2022 Independence Day is a public holiday in Jamaica
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Jamaica (Kingston)
National Heroes' Day
Monday, October 17, 2022 National Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Jamaica
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Jamaica (Kingston)
Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24, 2022 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Monday, December 26, 2022 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Jamaica
Christmas/Boxing Day Holiday
Tuesday, December 27, 2022 Christmas/Boxing Day Holiday is a public holiday in Jamaica
New Year's Eve
Saturday, December 31, 2022 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.