Public Holidays in Jamaica in 2015

Jamaica List of National Public holidays of Jamaica in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 New Years Day
Wednesday February 18 Ash Wednesday
Friday April 03 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 05 Easter Day
Monday April 06 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 25 Labour Day Holiday
Saturday August 01 Emancipation Day Slavery in the British Empire ended on 1 August 1834
Thursday August 06 Independence Day Independence from the UK in 1962
Monday October 19 National Heroes' Day Third Monday in October
Friday December 25 Christmas Day
Saturday December 26 Boxing Day


National Holiday


  • With the exception of Labour Day any holiday that falls on a Saturday will be observed on that day
  • All public holidays are governed by the provisions of the Holidays (Public General) Act of 1895

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