Public holidays and observances in Ethiopia

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 7 Monday Ethiopian Christmas Day Public Holiday
January 20 Sunday Epiphany Common Local holiday
March 2 Saturday Adwa Victory Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 26 Friday Ethiopian Good Friday Public Holiday
April 28 Sunday Ethiopian Easter Sunday Public Holiday
May 1 Wednesday International Labor Day Public Holiday
May 5 Sunday Freedom Day National holiday
May 28 Tuesday Derg Downfall Day Public Holiday
June 5 Wednesday Eid-al-Fitr Muslim holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
August 12 Monday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 12 Thursday Ethiopian New Year 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
January 7 Tuesday Ethiopian Christmas Day Public Holiday
March 2 Monday Adwa Victory Day Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 17 Friday Ethiopian Good Friday Public Holiday
April 19 Sunday Ethiopian Easter Sunday Public Holiday
May 1 Friday International Labor Day Public Holiday
May 5 Tuesday Freedom Day National holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid-al-Fitr Muslim holiday
May 28 Thursday Derg Downfall Day Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 31 Friday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 11 Friday Ethiopian New Year 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
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