Top events in Panama

June
02

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

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...

September
15

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.

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
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