Public holidays and observances in Panama

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
January 8 Monday Day off for Martyr´s Day National holiday
January 9 Tuesday Martyr´s Day National holiday
February 10 Saturday Carnival Observance
February 11 Sunday Carnival Observance
February 12 Monday Carnival Observance
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 14 Wednesday Carnival/Ash Wednesday Silent Day
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 29 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
March 30 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 31 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 1 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
May 1 Tuesday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
August 15 Wednesday Foundation of Old Panama City Common Local holiday
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
November 3 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
November 4 Sunday Flag Day Public Holiday
November 5 Monday Colon Day National holiday
November 10 Saturday Shout in Villa de los Santos National holiday
November 26 Monday Day off for Independence from Spain National holiday
November 28 Wednesday Independence from Spain National holiday
December 8 Saturday Mother Day National holiday
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Monday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 7 Monday Day off for Martyr´s Day National holiday
January 9 Wednesday Martyr´s Day National holiday
March 2 Saturday Carnival Observance
March 3 Sunday Carnival Observance
March 4 Monday Carnival Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
March 6 Wednesday Carnival/Ash Wednesday Silent Day
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 18 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 20 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 21 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
May 1 Wednesday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
August 15 Thursday Foundation of Old Panama City Common Local holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
November 3 Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday
November 4 Monday Flag Day Public Holiday
November 5 Tuesday Colon Day National holiday
November 10 Sunday Shout in Villa de los Santos National holiday
November 25 Monday Day off for Independence from Spain National holiday
November 28 Thursday Independence from Spain National holiday
December 8 Sunday Mother Day National holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 6 Monday Day off for Martyr´s Day National holiday
January 9 Thursday Martyr´s Day National holiday
February 22 Saturday Carnival Observance
February 23 Sunday Carnival Observance
February 24 Monday Carnival Observance
February 25 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 26 Wednesday Carnival/Ash Wednesday Silent Day
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 9 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 11 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 12 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
May 1 Friday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
August 15 Saturday Foundation of Old Panama City Common Local holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
November 3 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
November 4 Wednesday Flag Day Public Holiday
November 5 Thursday Colon Day National holiday
November 10 Tuesday Shout in Villa de los Santos National holiday
November 28 Saturday Independence from Spain National holiday
December 8 Tuesday Mother Day National holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance