Jamaica Public Holidays

Public Holidays in Jamaica 2023

There are 11 officially recognized holidays in Jamaica (10 Public Holidays, 1 Observance Holiday)

Public holidays are days of celebration where countries celebrate important historical or religious events. In some cases, there are public holidays which are celebrated exclusively in certain region of the country.
NameNative NameDateType
New Year's DayNew Year's Day01 Jan 2023
New Year's Day (substitute day)New Year's Day (substitute day)02 Jan 2023
Ash WednesdayAsh Wednesday22 Feb 2023
Good FridayGood Friday07 Apr 2023
Easter SundayEaster Sunday09 Apr 2023
Easter MondayEaster Monday10 Apr 2023
Labour DayLabour Day23 May 2023
Emancipation DayEmancipation Day01 Aug 2023
Independence DayIndependence Day06 Aug 2023
Independence Day (substitute day)Independence Day (substitute day)07 Aug 2023
National Heroes DayNational Heroes Day16 Oct 2023
Christmas DayChristmas Day25 Dec 2023
Boxing DayBoxing Day26 Dec 2023