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Palm Sunday in Jordan

Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem, according to Christian belief.

Is Palm Sunday a Public Holiday?

Palm Sunday is an optional holiday. Employment and holiday laws in Jordan allow employees to choose a limited number of holidays from a list of optional holidays. Some employees may choose to take the day off on this day, however, most offices and businesses remain open.

Many people who attend a Palm Sunday church service receive palms.

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About Palm Sunday

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Palm Sunday Observances

Note: A limited number of optional holidays are granted to workers. They are denominational and should not result in any work dislocation.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016SunMar 20Palm SundayOptional Holiday
2017SunApr 9Palm SundayOptional Holiday
2018SunMar 25Palm SundayOptional Holiday
2019SunApr 14Palm SundayOptional Holiday
2020SunApr 5Palm SundayOptional Holiday
2021SunMar 28Palm SundayOptional Holiday
2022SunApr 10Palm SundayOptional Holiday
2023SunApr 2Palm SundayOptional Holiday
2024SunMar 24Palm SundayOptional Holiday
2025SunApr 13Palm SundayOptional Holiday
2026SunMar 29Palm SundayOptional Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.