List of national public holidays of Jamaica in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Jamaica. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2018 Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
Feb. 14, 2018 Feb. 14, 2018 Ash Wednesday
March 30, 2018 March 30, 2018 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
April 1, 2018 April 1, 2018 Easter Day
April 2, 2018 April 2, 2018 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
May 23, 2018 May 23, 2018 Labour Day
Aug. 1, 2018 Aug. 1, 2018 Emancipation Day
Aug. 6, 2018 Aug. 6, 2018 Independence Day Independence from the UK in 1962
Oct. 15, 2018 Oct. 15, 2018 National Heroes' Day Third Monday in October
Dec. 25, 2018 Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2018 Dec. 26, 2018 Boxing Day