Public holidays and observances in Jamaica

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
February 14 Friday Valentine's Day Observance
February 26 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 12 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 10 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 23 Saturday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 25 Monday Labor Day / May Day observed Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
June 21 Sunday Father's Day Observance
August 1 Saturday Emancipation Day Public Holiday
August 6 Thursday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 19 Monday National Heroes' Day Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Saturday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
February 14 Sunday Valentine's Day Observance
February 17 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 4 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 9 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 23 Sunday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 24 Monday Labor Day / May Day observed Public Holiday
June 20 Sunday June Solstice Season
June 20 Sunday Father's Day Observance
August 1 Sunday Emancipation Day Public Holiday
August 2 Monday Emancipation Day observed Public Holiday
August 6 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 18 Monday National Heroes' Day Public Holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Sunday Boxing Day National holiday
December 27 Monday Christmas/Boxing Day Holiday Public Holiday
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
February 14 Monday Valentine's Day Observance
March 2 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 17 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 8 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 23 Monday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
June 19 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
August 1 Monday Emancipation Day Public Holiday
August 8 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Thursday September equinox Season
October 17 Monday National Heroes' Day Public Holiday
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Monday Boxing Day National holiday
December 27 Tuesday Christmas/Boxing Day Holiday Public Holiday
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Monday New Year's Day observed Public Holiday
February 14 Tuesday Valentine's Day Observance
February 22 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian holiday
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
April 7 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 9 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 10 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 14 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 23 Tuesday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
June 18 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
August 1 Tuesday Emancipation Day Public Holiday
August 7 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
October 16 Monday National Heroes' Day Public Holiday
December 21 Thursday December Solstice Season
December 24 Sunday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Tuesday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Sunday New Year's Eve Observance