Top events in Panama

April
01

The bulk of Panama’s Easter celebrations take place during Santa Semana, another time when hotel and flight prices rise. Throughout the country,...

May
27

The annual Alfredo de Saint Malo Festival is all set for 2011, having booked up some excellent musicians from Latin America and beyond. It’...

September
01

This annual festival is a celebration of all things Bocas del Toro: beach, food, music and fun. It focuses on the traditions and culture of the...

Panama Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on Sunday are observed the following Monday.

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
January
09
Martyrs' Day
Start date:
9 January 2015

When this holiday falls mid-week, the following Monday will be observed as a holiday.

April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
August
15
Old Panama City Day
Start date:
15 August 2015

Regional observation only (Panama City).

November
03
Independence Day (from Colombia)
Start date:
3 November 2015
November
05
Colon Day
Start date:
5 November 2015
November
10
Anniversary of Los Santos Uprising
Start date:
10 November 2015
November
28
Independence Day (from Spain)
Start date:
28 November 2015

When this holiday falls mid-week, the following Monday will be observed as a holiday.

December
08
Mother's Day
Start date:
8 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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