List of national public holidays of Jamaica in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 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, 2019 Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day
March 6, 2019 March 6, 2019 Ash Wednesday
April 19, 2019 April 19, 2019 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
April 21, 2019 April 21, 2019 Easter Day
April 22, 2019 April 22, 2019 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
May 23, 2019 May 23, 2019 Labour Day
Aug. 1, 2019 Aug. 1, 2019 Emancipation Day Slavery in the British Empire ended on 1 August 1834
Aug. 6, 2019 Aug. 6, 2019 Independence Day Independence from the UK in 1962
Oct. 21, 2019 Oct. 21, 2019 National Heroes' Day Third Monday in October
Dec. 25, 2019 Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2019 Dec. 26, 2019 Boxing Day