Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica for 2022 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.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Saturday New Year's Day
March 2nd Wednesday Ash Wednesday
March 3rd Thursday UN World Wildlife Day
March 20th Sunday March Equinox
April 15th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 17th Sunday Easter
April 18th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Sunday Labor Day
May 8th Sunday Mother's Day
June 19th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Tuesday June Solstice
August 1st Monday Empancipation Day Long weekend.
August 6th Saturday Independence Day
September 23rd Friday September Equinox
October 16th Sunday National Heroes' Day
December 21st Wednesday December Solstice
December 24th Saturday Christmas Eve
December 25th Sunday Christmas Day
December 26th Monday Boxing Day Long weekend.
December 31st Saturday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="JM-11" -d year="2022" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"