Jamaica has a total of 11 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|Name of Holiday||Day||Date||Type|
|New Year's Day||Monday||January 1||public|
|Ash Wednesday||Wednesday||February 14||public|
|Good Friday||Friday||March 30||public|
|Easter Sunday||Sunday||April 1||observance|
|Easter Monday||Monday||April 2||public|
|Labour Day||Wednesday||May 23||public|
|Emancipation Day||Wednesday||August 1||public|
|Independence Day||Monday||August 6||public|
|National Heroes Day||Monday||October 15||public|
|Christmas Day||Tuesday||December 25||public|
|Boxing Day||Wednesday||December 26||public|