National Holidays in Jamaica in 2021

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List of Holidays in Jamaica in 2021

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day National Holiday
Wednesday Ash Wednesday National Holiday
Friday Good Friday National Holiday
Sunday Easter Day National Holiday
Monday Easter Monday National Holiday
Monday Labour Day (in lieu) National Holiday
Sunday Emancipation Day National Holiday
Monday Emancipation Day (in lieu) National Holiday
Friday Independence Day National Holiday National Day
Monday National Heroes' Day National Holiday Third Monday in October
Saturday Christmas Day National Holiday
Sunday Boxing Day National Holiday


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