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,...

June
01

The annual Alfredo de Saint Malo Festival is a huge celebration of classical music, named after the famous Panamanian violinist who played for...

September
01

Twice a year, the best restaurants in the city break out the special offers during Panama Restaurant Week, and for 15 days in March and September...

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.

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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