Public holidays and observances in Ethiopia

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 7 Thursday Ethiopian Christmas Day Public Holiday
March 2 Tuesday Adwa Victory Day Public Holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 30 Friday Ethiopian Good Friday Public Holiday
May 1 Saturday International Labor Day Public Holiday
May 2 Sunday Ethiopian Easter Sunday Public Holiday
May 5 Wednesday Freedom Day National holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 28 Friday Derg Downfall Day Public Holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 20 Tuesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
September 27 Monday Meskel Public Holiday
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
January 7 Friday Ethiopian Christmas Day Public Holiday
March 2 Wednesday Adwa Victory Day Public Holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 22 Friday Ethiopian Good Friday Public Holiday
April 24 Sunday Ethiopian Easter Sunday Public Holiday
May 1 Sunday International Labor Day Public Holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 5 Thursday Freedom Day National holiday
May 28 Saturday Derg Downfall Day Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 10 Sunday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
September 27 Tuesday Meskel Public Holiday
October 8 Saturday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 7 Saturday Ethiopian Christmas Day Public Holiday
March 2 Thursday Adwa Victory Day Public Holiday
March 21 Tuesday March equinox Season
April 14 Friday Ethiopian Good Friday Public Holiday
April 16 Sunday Ethiopian Easter Sunday Public Holiday
April 22 Saturday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 1 Monday International Labor Day Public Holiday
May 5 Friday Freedom Day National holiday
May 28 Sunday Derg Downfall Day Public Holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
June 29 Thursday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
September 27 Wednesday Meskel Public Holiday
September 27 Wednesday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 7 Sunday Ethiopian Christmas Day Public Holiday
March 2 Saturday Adwa Victory Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 10 Wednesday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 1 Wednesday International Labor Day Public Holiday
May 3 Friday Ethiopian Good Friday Public Holiday
May 5 Sunday Freedom Day National holiday
May 5 Sunday Ethiopian Easter Sunday Public Holiday
May 28 Tuesday Derg Downfall Day Public Holiday
June 17 Monday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
June 20 Thursday June Solstice Season
September 16 Monday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
September 27 Friday Meskel Public Holiday
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season