Top events in Panama

November
03

Panama has three! November 28th honours independence from Spain, but the main celebrations throughout the country take place on the 3-4 November...

January
10

The annual Panama Jazz Festival takes place in the middle of January, and invites international and local jazz artists to perform. Some very...

January
13

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

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.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
January
09
Martyrs' Day
Start date:
9 January 2014

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

April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
August
15
Old Panama City Day
Start date:
15 August 2014

Regional observation only (Panama City).

October
24
Independence Day (from Colombia)
Start date:
24 October 2014
November
05
Colon Day
Start date:
5 November 2014
November
10
Anniversary of Los Santos Uprising
Start date:
10 November 2014
November
28
Independence Day (from Spain)
Start date:
28 November 2014

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

December
08
Mother's Day
Start date:
8 December 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014

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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