Saint Mary, Jamaica

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Saint Mary, Jamaica for 2019 ready to be integrated into your application.

The island country of Jamaica is located in the Caribbean Sea. In 1494, Christopher Columbus claimed the island for Spain until 1655. When Great Britain overtook the island it was renamed to Jamaica, and set up plantations and began exporting sugar. With the end of slavery in 1838, he British used indentured labor workeds on the plantations to continue exporting sugar. On August 6, 1962 Jamaica became independent from Great Britain and was founded as a country. Jamaica is famous for diving and snorkeling along their coral reefs and is the birthplace of reggae music and the Rastafarian religion.

Date Weekday Name
January 1st Tuesday New Year's Day
March 6th Wednesday Ash Wednesday
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 19th Friday Good Friday
April 21st Sunday Easter
April 22nd Monday Easter Monday
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
May 12th Sunday Mother's Day
June 16th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Friday June Solstice
August 1st Thursday Empancipation Day
August 6th Tuesday Independence Day
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
October 16th Wednesday National Heroes' Day
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 26th Thursday Boxing Day
December 31st Tuesday New Year's Eve
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="JM-05" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"