Top events in Panama

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...

March
01

The Festival of the Devils and the Africans is the historic recreation of the struggle of good against evil – or, the struggle between the African...

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,...

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