Public holidays and observances in Afghanistan

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 28 Sunday Afghan Victory Day Public Holiday
May 6 Monday Ramadan starts Public Holiday
June 5 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
August 12 Monday Eid al-Qurban Public Holiday
August 19 Monday Independence Day (National Day) Public Holiday
September 10 Tuesday Ashura Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
November 10 Sunday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 24 Friday Ramadan starts Public Holiday
April 28 Tuesday Afghan Victory Day Public Holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 31 Friday Eid al-Qurban Public Holiday
August 19 Wednesday Independence Day (National Day) Public Holiday
August 29 Saturday Ashura Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 29 Thursday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 13 Tuesday Ramadan starts Public Holiday
April 28 Wednesday Afghan Victory Day Public Holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 20 Tuesday Eid al-Qurban Public Holiday
August 19 Thursday Ashura Public Holiday
August 19 Thursday Independence Day (National Day) Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 19 Tuesday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 3 Sunday Ramadan starts Public Holiday
April 28 Thursday Afghan Victory Day Public Holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 10 Sunday Eid al-Qurban Public Holiday
August 8 Monday Ashura Public Holiday
August 19 Friday Independence Day (National Day) Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 8 Saturday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season