Public holidays and observances in Mauritania

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
May 1 Friday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 25 Monday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 31 Friday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
August 20 Thursday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 29 Thursday Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Public Holiday
November 28 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
May 1 Saturday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 25 Tuesday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 20 Tuesday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
August 10 Tuesday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 19 Tuesday Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Public Holiday
November 28 Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
May 1 Sunday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 25 Wednesday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 10 Sunday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
July 30 Saturday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 8 Saturday Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Public Holiday
November 28 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
April 22 Saturday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 1 Monday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 25 Thursday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
June 29 Thursday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
July 19 Wednesday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
September 27 Wednesday Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Public Holiday
November 28 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season