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Independence Day in Jamaica

Is Independence Day a Public Holiday?

Independence Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Independence Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuAug 6Independence DayPublic Holiday
2016MonAug 8Independence DayPublic Holiday
2017MonAug 7Independence DayPublic Holiday
2018MonAug 6Independence DayPublic Holiday
2019TueAug 6Independence DayPublic Holiday
2020ThuAug 6Independence DayPublic Holiday
2021FriAug 6Independence DayPublic Holiday
2022MonAug 8Independence DayPublic Holiday
2023MonAug 7Independence DayPublic Holiday
2024TueAug 6Independence DayPublic Holiday
2025WedAug 6Independence DayPublic Holiday

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