The Roman Army and Chariot Experience: The Jerash Heritage Company has started daily ticketed performances of the Roman Army and Chariot Experience (RACE) at the hippodrome in Jerash. The show runs twice daily, at 11am and 3pm (2pm during the winter), except Fridays.
Petra by Night: This tour begins at the Petra Visitor's Centre at around 8:30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Vistors walk through the Siq to the Khazneh along a candle-lit path leading to the centre of the historic city.
Amman Dead Sea Ultra Marathon: During this test of endurance, the competitors begin at the high elevations of Amman and make their way down to the lowest point on Earth, in the desert of southern Jordan.
Amman International Theatre Festival: This annual festival is the only one in the Middle East and North Africa to be organised by an independent theatre company. Performances are mainly in Arabic and English.
Jordan International Rally: One of the highest profile rallies the within the Arab world entails amazing stages in and around the Jordan Valley and within the Rumman forests, providing challenging routes both above and below sea level.
Distant Heat: This annual concert and dance festival is held at two venues in Jordan, and starts with an all-night party of electronic dance music in Wadi Rum, within the magnificent Jordanian desert.
Jerash Festival of Culture and Arts: Jerash is one of the most well-preserved and famous Roman provincial cities in the world, and has hosted this major international festival since 1980.
Middle Eastern Dance Festival: Jordan Valley's Kibbutz Sha'ar Hagolan hosts the annual Middle Eastern Dance Festival - a variety of regional dance classes combined with sightseeing, swimming, shopping and dance performances.
Some public vacations do not have fixed dates, in particular Islamic vacations, which are based on the Lunar calendar.
New years Day: 1st Jan
Labour Day: 1st May
Independence day: 25th May
Christmas Day: 25th Dec
Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr: The month of Ramadan is celebrated in Jordan as it is in Muslim countries throughout the world, with fasting and the spectacular banquet-feast of Eid-al-Fitr at the end. The dates change each year.
Eid al-Adha: A 4 day feast at the end of the Hajj, or month of pilgrimage to Mecca
First of Muharam: Islamic New Year
The Birthday of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH)