Top events in Panama

January
10

The annual Panama Jazz Festival hosts a gamut of international and local jazz musicians. The concerts take place in various theatres and venues...

January
13

The Panama Jazz Festival announces its 10th anniversary celebration with a stellar line-up of International Jazz Greats in Panama City, Republic...

February
24

The biggest event of the year: during the five days preceding Ash Wednesday, the entire capital shuts down, and some serious partying takes place...

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.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
January
09
Martyrs' Day
Start date:
9 January 2016

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

March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
August
15
Old Panama City Day
Start date:
15 August 2016

Regional observation only (Panama City).

November
03
Independence Day (from Colombia)
Start date:
3 November 2016
November
05
Colon Day
Start date:
5 November 2016
November
10
Anniversary of Los Santos Uprising
Start date:
10 November 2016
November
28
Independence Day (from Spain)
Start date:
28 November 2016

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

December
08
Mother's Day
Start date:
8 December 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
09
Martyrs' Day
Start date:
9 January 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
August
15
Old Panama City Day
Start date:
15 August 2017
November
03
Independence Day (from Colombia)
Start date:
3 November 2017
November
05
Colon Day
Start date:
5 November 2017
November
10
Anniversary of Los Santos Uprising
Start date:
10 November 2017
November
27
Independence Day (from Spain)
Start date:
27 November 2017
December
08
Mother's Day
Start date:
8 December 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
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