National Holidays in Jamaica in 2020

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When are the next National holidays in Jamaica?

Upcoming Holidays

List of Holidays in Jamaica in 2020

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Wednesday 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
Saturday Emancipation Day National Holiday
Thursday Independence Day National Holiday
Monday National Heroes' Day National Holiday Third Monday in October
Friday Christmas Day National Holiday
Saturday 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