Panama has a total of 26 holidays in 2023. 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
Sunday, January 1, 2023 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Martyr's Day
Monday, January 9, 2023 Martyr's Day is a national holiday in Panama
Saturday, February 18, 2023 Carnival is a observance in Panama
Carnival / Shrove Monday
Monday, February 20, 2023 Carnival / Shrove Monday is a common local holiday in Panama
Carnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake Day
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 Shrove Tuesday is a religious holiday before the fasting period of Lent. It is celebrated by eating pancakes and holding Carnival parades.
Carnival / Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Panama (Panama)
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 6, 2023 Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, April 7, 2023 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 8, 2023 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 9, 2023 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Labor Day / May Day
Monday, May 1, 2023 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Panama (Panama)
Foundation of Old Panama City
Tuesday, August 15, 2023 Foundation of Old Panama City is a common local holiday in Panama
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Panama (Panama)
Independence Day
Friday, November 3, 2023 Independence Day is a national holiday in Panama
National Symbols Day
Saturday, November 4, 2023 National Symbols Day is a national holiday in Panama
Colón Day
Sunday, November 5, 2023 Colón Day is a national holiday in Panama
Shout in Villa de los Santos
Friday, November 10, 2023 Shout in Villa de los Santos is a national holiday in Panama
Independence from Spain
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 Independence from Spain is a national holiday in Panama
Mother's Day
Friday, December 8, 2023 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
National Day of Mourning
Wednesday, December 20, 2023 National Day of Mourning is a national holiday in Panama
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Panama (Panama)
Christmas Eve
Sunday, December 24, 2023 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2023 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Eve
Sunday, December 31, 2023 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
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