Observances 2019

Albania

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 8 Friday Mothers' Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
June 16 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

American Samoa

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
October 14 Monday Columbus Day Observance

Andorra

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 4 Monday Carnival Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance

Angola

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 5 Tuesday Carnival Observance
April 4 Thursday Peace Day Observance

Argentina

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 4 Monday Carnival Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
April 24 Wednesday Action Day for Tolerance and Respect between People Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Armenia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 6 Wednesday Translators' Day Observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
February 28 Thursday Feast of Saint Vartan Observance
April 7 Sunday Motherhood and Beauty Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 8 Wednesday Congress Observance
June 1 Saturday Children's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
September 1 Sunday Knowledge and Literature Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 7 Saturday Spitak Remembrance Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Australia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 5 Tuesday Chinese New Year Observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
March 17 Sunday St Patrick's Day Observance
March 21 Thursday Harmony Day Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 26 Sunday National Sorry Day Observance
July 7 Sunday First Day of NAIDOC Week Observance
September 1 Sunday Father's Day Observance
October 27 Sunday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 1 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Austria

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
December 1 Sunday First Sunday Advent Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Azerbaijan

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 8 Friday Women's Day Observance
March 20 Wednesday Nowruz Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Bahamas

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Bahrain

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
August 11 Sunday Arafat Day Observance

Bangladesh

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 10 Thursday Bangabandhu Homecoming Day Observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 2 Saturday National Flag Day Observance
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Barbados

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday Old Year's Night Observance

Belarus

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 8 Friday Women's Day Observance
April 2 Tuesday Union Day of Belarus and Russia Observance
April 21 Sunday Catholic Easter Sunday Observance
April 26 Friday Day of Remembrance of the Chernobyl Tragedy Observance
May 12 Sunday Day of the National Emblem and Flag of Belarus Observance
June 22 Saturday Remembrance Day of Victims of the Great Patriotic War Observance
July 6 Saturday Kupalle (Day 1) Observance
July 7 Sunday Kupalle (Day 2) Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Belgium

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Belize

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 27 Monday Commonwealth Day Observance

Benin

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Bermuda

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Bolivia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 6 Sunday The Three Wise Men Day Observance
February 2 Saturday Feast of Candelaria Observance
March 4 Monday Carnival Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
March 19 Tuesday Father Day Observance
March 23 Saturday Day of the sea Observance
April 12 Friday Children´s Day Observance
October 12 Saturday Indigenous Resistance´s Day Observance

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 8 Friday Mothers' Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
June 16 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Botswana

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Brazil

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 2 Saturday Carnival Saturday Observance
March 3 Sunday Carnival Sunday Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 12 Wednesday Brazilian Valentine's Day Observance
August 11 Sunday Father's Day Observance
October 15 Tuesday Teacher's Day Observance
November 20 Wednesday Black Consciousness Day Observance

British Virgin Islands

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 11 Monday Commonwealth Day Observance

Bulgaria

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 1 Friday Day of Remembrance and Respect to Victims of the Communist Regime Observance
March 1 Friday Baba Marta Observance
April 28 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
November 1 Friday Revival Day Observance

Cambodia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 18 Tuesday King's Mother's Birthday Observance
October 23 Wednesday Paris Peace Agreement's Day Observance

Cameroon

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 11 Monday Youth Day Observance
October 1 Tuesday Independence of Southern British Cameroons from UK Observance

Canada

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 2 Saturday Groundhog Day Observance
February 5 Tuesday Chinese New Year Observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
February 15 Friday National Flag of Canada Day Observance
March 1 Friday St David's Day Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
March 11 Monday Commonwealth Day Observance
April 6 Saturday National Tartan Day Observance
April 9 Tuesday Vimy Ridge Day Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Friday National Aboriginal Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 1 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Observance
December 11 Wednesday Anniversary of the Statute of Westminster Observance

Cape Verde

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 1 Saturday Children's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Cayman Islands

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Chad

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Chile

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
October 12 Saturday Columbus Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

China

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 5 Tuesday Chinese New Year Observance
February 19 Tuesday Lantern Festival Observance
March 8 Friday Zhonghe Festival Observance
March 12 Tuesday Arbor Day Observance
May 4 Saturday Youth Day Observance
June 1 Saturday Children's Day Observance
July 1 Monday CPC Founding Day Observance
July 11 Thursday Maritime Day Observance
August 7 Wednesday Double Seven Festival Observance
August 15 Thursday Spirit Festival Observance
September 10 Tuesday Teachers' Day Observance
October 7 Monday Double Ninth Festival Observance
November 8 Friday Journalists' Day Observance

Colombia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 8 Friday Women´s Day Observance
March 25 Monday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 23 Tuesday Language Day Observance
April 26 Friday Secretaries' Day Observance
April 27 Saturday Children´s Day Observance
April 29 Monday Day of Trees Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 15 Wednesday Teacher´s Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 15 Sunday Valentine's Day Observance
October 14 Monday Columbus Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
November 14 Thursday Colombian Women's Day Observance
December 7 Saturday Eve of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Comoros

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 18 Monday Birthday of Al-koutb Said Mouhammad Cheikh Al Maarouf Observance

Costa Rica

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 19 Tuesday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father´s Day Observance
August 2 Friday Our Lady of Los Ángeles Observance
August 24 Saturday National Parks´ Day Observance
September 9 Monday Children´s Day Observance
October 12 Saturday Day of the Cultures Observance
November 22 Friday Teacher´s Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year´s Eve Observance

Cuba

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 28 Monday José Martí´s Birthday Memorial Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother´s Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Curacao

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 2 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Cyprus

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Czech Republic

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 20 Wednesday International Francophonie Day Observance
June 21 Friday Music Festival Observance
August 1 Thursday Parents' Day Observance
September 27 Friday World Tourism Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Denmark

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 3 Sunday Carnival Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Dominican Republic

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 26 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
July 28 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Ecuador

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 4 Monday Carnival Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival Observance
March 9 Saturday Special working day (compensation for Carnival Monday) Observance
March 16 Saturday Special working day (compensation for Carnival Tuesday) Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
July 24 Wednesday Simón Bolívar´s Birthday Memorial Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Egypt

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 26 Friday Coptic Good Friday Observance
April 27 Saturday Coptic Holy Saturday Observance
August 15 Thursday Flooding of the Nile Observance
September 12 Thursday Coptic New Year Observance
October 6 Sunday Armed Forces Day Observance

El Salvador

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 16 Wednesday Signing of the Peace Accords Observance
March 8 Friday Women's Day Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
May 3 Friday Cross Day Observance
May 7 Tuesday Soldiers' Day Observance
May 10 Friday Mothers' Day Observance
June 17 Monday Fathers' Day Observance
June 22 Saturday Teachers' Day Observance
October 1 Tuesday Children´s Day Observance
October 12 Saturday Columbus Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Eritrea

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 8 Friday Women's Day Observance

Estonia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance

Falkland Islands

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 10 Thursday Margaret Thatcher Day Observance
August 14 Wednesday Falkland Day Observance

Faroe Islands

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 25 Thursday National Flag Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Finland

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
November 10 Sunday Father's Day Observance

France

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 26 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

French Guiana

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 4 Monday Carnival Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance

Gabon

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Georgia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 3 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
March 21 Thursday Nowruz Observance
June 16 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Germany

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 4 Monday Shrove Monday Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
November 11 Monday St. Martin's Day Observance
December 1 Sunday First Sunday Advent Observance
December 6 Friday Saint Nicholas Day Observance
December 8 Sunday Second Sunday Advent Observance
December 15 Sunday Third Sunday Advent Observance
December 22 Sunday Fourth Sunday Advent Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Ghana

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
December 6 Friday Farmer's Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Gibraltar

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 11 Monday Commonwealth Day Observance
March 31 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Greece

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 30 Wednesday The Three Holy Hierarchs Observance
April 28 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
July 24 Wednesday The Restoration of Democracy Observance
November 17 Sunday Polytechneio Observance
November 21 Thursday Armed Forces Day Observance

Greenland

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Grenada

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance

Guam

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
October 14 Monday Columbus Day Observance

Guatemala

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
August 15 Thursday Assumption Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Guinea

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 10 Tuesday Human Rights Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Haiti

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 26 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 30 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Honduras

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 6 Sunday The Three Wise Men Day Observance
February 3 Sunday Our Lady of Suyapa Observance
March 19 Tuesday Father´s Day Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
September 10 Tuesday Children´s Day Observance
September 17 Tuesday Teacher´s Day Observance
October 12 Saturday Columbus Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Hong Kong

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance

Hungary

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 6 Friday Saint Nicholas Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Iceland

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
November 10 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance

India

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 5 Tuesday Chinese New Year Observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
April 14 Sunday Ambedkar Jayanti Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
August 4 Sunday Friendship Day Observance
October 27 Sunday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Indonesia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
October 27 Sunday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Iraq

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 21 Thursday Nowruz Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Ireland

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 19 Tuesday St. Patrick's Day observed Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Italy

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Jamaica

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Japan

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 3 Sunday Dolls' Festival/Girls' Festival Observance
May 5 Sunday Children's Day Observance
July 7 Sunday Star Festival Observance
November 15 Friday 7-5-3 Day Observance

Jordan

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 2 Tuesday Al Isra' wal Miraj Observance

Kazakhstan

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Kenya

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Kiribati

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
August 5 Monday Youth Day Observance

Kosovo

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 15 Friday Day of Ashakalia Observance
March 6 Wednesday Day of Memorial and Respect for Veterans Observance
April 8 Monday Day of Romas Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Observance
April 23 Tuesday Day of Turks Observance
May 6 Monday Day of Gorans Observance
June 12 Wednesday Peace Day Observance
September 28 Saturday Day of Bosnians Observance
November 28 Thursday Day of Albanians Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Kuwait

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Laos

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
June 1 Saturday Children's Day Observance

Latvia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
September 8 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Lebanon

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 9 Saturday Teachers' Day Observance
March 21 Thursday Mother's Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 6 Monday Martyr's Day Observance
May 25 Saturday Liberation and Resistance Day Observance
September 8 Sunday Nativity of Mary Observance

Liberia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 7 Monday Pioneers Day Observance
February 11 Monday Armed Forces Day Observance

Liechtenstein

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Lithuania

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 5 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 2 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Luxembourg

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Macao

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
November 2 Saturday All Soul's Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Macedonia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 8 Friday Mothers' Day/International Women's Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
September 8 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Malawi

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
October 14 Monday Mother's Day Observance

Malaysia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
October 27 Sunday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Malta

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Marshall Islands

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Mauritius

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Mexico

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 6 Sunday Day of the Holy Kings Observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 18 Monday Oil Expropriation Day Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 30 Tuesday Children's Day Observance
May 5 Sunday Battle of Puebla Observance
May 10 Friday Mother's Day Observance
May 15 Wednesday Teacher's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 15 Sunday Shout of Dolores Observance
October 12 Saturday Columbus Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
November 24 Sunday Christ the King Day Observance
December 28 Saturday Day of the Holy Innocents Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Micronesia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
October 24 Thursday United Nations Day Observance

Moldova

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 1 Friday Martisor (first day of spring) Observance
April 27 Saturday State Flag Day Observance
May 26 Sunday Dniester Day Observance
June 1 Saturday International Children's Day Observance
June 5 Wednesday World Environment Day Observance
August 31 Saturday Language Day Observance
October 5 Saturday Wine Day (Day 1) Observance
October 6 Sunday Wine Day (Day 2) Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Monaco

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Mongolia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 1 Friday Patriots' Day Observance
March 18 Monday Soldiers' Day Observance
April 7 Sunday Health Day Observance
April 26 Friday Intellectual Property Day Observance
July 10 Wednesday Political Flag Day Observance
August 25 Sunday Youth's Day Observance
September 10 Tuesday Repression Victims' Day Observance
October 1 Tuesday Elders' Day Observance
October 29 Tuesday Capital City Day Observance
November 26 Tuesday Republic's Day Observance
December 10 Tuesday Human Rights Day Observance

Montenegro

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Montserrat

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 18 Monday St. Patrick's Day observed Observance

Morocco

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
August 21 Wednesday Youth Day Observance

Mozambique

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
September 25 Wednesday Armed Forces Day Observance

Netherlands

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 5 Thursday St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas Observance
December 6 Friday St Nicholas' Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

New Caledonia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

New Zealand

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Monday April Fools Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
September 1 Sunday Father's Day Observance
October 27 Sunday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Nicaragua

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 30 Thursday Mothers' Day Observance
August 1 Thursday Santo Domingo Celebrations Start Observance
August 10 Saturday Last Day of Santo Domingo Celebrations Observance
October 12 Saturday Indigenous Resistance Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year´s Eve Observance

Niger

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Nigeria

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 8 Friday Women's Day Observance
May 27 Monday Children's Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

North Korea

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
November 9 Saturday Mother's Day Observance

North Korea

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
November 9 Saturday Mother's Day Observance

Norway

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 10 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 3 Sunday Carnival Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
June 8 Saturday Pentecost Eve Observance
June 24 Monday St. John's day Observance
October 24 Thursday United Nations Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
November 10 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 1 Sunday First Sunday Advent Observance
December 8 Sunday Second Sunday Advent Observance
December 15 Sunday Third Sunday Advent Observance
December 22 Sunday Fourth Sunday Advent Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Pakistan

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
September 6 Friday Defence Day Observance
October 27 Sunday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Palau

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 15 Friday Youth Day Observance

Panama

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 2 Saturday Carnival Observance
March 3 Sunday Carnival Observance
March 4 Monday Carnival Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Paraguay

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Peru

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 6 Sunday The Three Wise Men Day Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 24 Monday Farmer Day Observance
June 24 Monday Inti Raymi Day Observance
September 24 Tuesday Armed Forces Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Philippines

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Poland

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
May 26 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 23 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Portugal

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Puerto Rico

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 12 Saturday Columbus Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Qatar

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Republic of the Congo

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Romania

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 19 Tuesday Constantin Brancusi Day Observance
February 24 Sunday Dragobete Observance
March 1 Friday M?r?i?or Observance
May 5 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 12 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 1 Saturday Children's Day Observance
July 29 Monday National Anthem Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Russia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 14 Monday Old New Year Observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance

Rwanda

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
August 15 Thursday Assumption Day Observance

Samoa

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Monday Mother's Day Observance
August 12 Monday Father's Day Observance

San Marino

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Saudi Arabia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
June 8 Saturday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only) Observance
June 9 Sunday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only) Observance
June 10 Monday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only) Observance
September 1 Sunday Muharram (Muslim New Year) Observance

Senegal

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Serbia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 27 Sunday Spirituality Day/St Sava's Day Observance
April 22 Monday Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance
June 28 Friday St Vitus Day Observance
October 21 Monday World War II Victims Remembrance Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Singapore

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
February 15 Friday Total Defense Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 18 Saturday International Museum Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
July 1 Monday Singapore Armed Forces Day Observance
July 21 Sunday Racial Harmony Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Slovakia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 25 Monday Struggle for Human Rights Day Observance
April 13 Saturday Unfairly Prosecuted Persons Day Observance
May 4 Saturday Anniversary of the Decease of M. R. ?tefánika Observance
June 7 Friday Anniversary of the Memorandum of the Slovak Nation Observance
July 5 Friday Foreign Slovaks Day Observance
August 4 Sunday Matice Slovenska Day Observance
September 9 Monday Day of the Victims of Holocaust and of racial violence Observance
September 19 Thursday Foundation of the Slovak National Council Day Observance
October 6 Sunday Dukla Pass Victims Day Observance
October 27 Sunday ?ernová Tragedy Day Observance
October 28 Monday Establishment of the Independent Czecho-Slovak State Observance
October 29 Tuesday Birth of ?udovít ?túr Day Observance
October 30 Wednesday Anniversary of the Declaration of the Slovak Nation Observance
December 30 Monday Day of the Declaration of Slovakia as an Independent Ecclesiastic Province Observance

Slovenia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
August 17 Saturday Slovenians in Prekmurje Incorporated into the Mother Nation Day Observance
September 15 Sunday Restoration of Primorska to the Motherland Day Observance
October 25 Friday Sovereignty Day Observance
November 23 Saturday Rudolf Maister Day Observance

Somalia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
June 26 Wednesday Independence of British Somaliland Observance

South Africa

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 21 Thursday Human Rights Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Youth Day Observance
July 18 Thursday Nelson Mandela Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

South Korea

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 5 Friday Arbor Day Observance
May 5 Sunday Children's Day Observance
May 8 Wednesday Parents' Day Observance
October 1 Tuesday Armed Forces Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

South Sudan

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Spain

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday Feast of the Holy Family Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
May 5 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 9 Sunday Whit Sunday/Pentecost Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Sri Lanka

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Swaziland

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 25 Thursday National Flag Day Observance

Sweden

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 26 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 8 Saturday Pentecost Eve Observance
November 10 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Switzerland

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 19 Tuesday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
April 15 Monday Sechseläuten Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
September 7 Saturday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 8 Sunday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 9 Monday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 15 Sunday Swiss federal fast Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Syria

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 21 Thursday Mothers' Day Observance

Taiwan

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 4 Monday Farmer's Day Observance
February 19 Tuesday Lantern Festival Observance
February 19 Tuesday Tourism Day Observance
March 8 Friday Women's Day Observance
March 8 Friday Earth God's Birthday Observance
March 12 Tuesday Arbor Day Observance
March 25 Monday Kuan Yin's Birthday Observance
March 29 Friday Youth Day Observance
April 4 Thursday Children's Day Observance
April 19 Friday God of Medicine's Birthday Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 27 Saturday Matsu's Birthday Observance
May 4 Saturday Literary Day Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 3 Monday Opium Suppression Movement Day Observance
June 15 Saturday Kuan Kung's Birthday Observance
June 15 Saturday Chen Huang's Birthday Observance
August 7 Wednesday Chi Hsi Festival Observance
August 8 Thursday Father's Day Observance
August 15 Thursday Ghost Festival Observance
September 3 Tuesday Armed Forces Day Observance
September 28 Saturday Teachers' Day Observance
October 7 Monday Double Ninth Day Observance
October 21 Monday Overseas Chinese Day Observance
October 25 Friday Taiwan's Retrocession Day Observance
November 11 Monday Saisiat Festival Observance
November 12 Tuesday Sun Yat-sen's Birthday Observance
December 22 Sunday D?ngzhì Festival Observance

Tanzania

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance

Thailand

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 12 Saturday National Children's Day Observance
January 16 Wednesday Teachers' Day Observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
August 12 Monday Mother's Day Observance
December 5 Thursday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Trinidad and Tobago

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 4 Monday Carnival Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
October 27 Sunday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Tunisia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
August 13 Tuesday Women's and Family Day Observance

Turkey

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
November 10 Sunday Ataturk Memorial Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Turkmenistan

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 7 Sunday A Drop of Water - A grain of Gold Observance
April 28 Sunday Turkmen Racing Horse Festival Observance
May 26 Sunday Carpet Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Galla Bayramy (Wheat Harvest Festival) Observance
August 11 Sunday Turkmen Melon Day Observance
September 8 Sunday Day of the Workers in the Energy Sector Observance
September 8 Sunday Turkmen Bakhshi Day Observance
November 2 Saturday Health Day Observance
December 1 Sunday Good Neighborliness Day Observance

Turks and Caicos Islands

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 11 Monday Commonwealth Day Observance

Tuvalu

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 11 Monday Commonwealth Day Observance
August 5 Monday National Children's Day Observance

Uganda

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 3 Monday Martyr's Day Observance
June 21 Friday Father's Day Observance

Ukraine

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 22 Tuesday Ukrainian Unity Day Observance
January 25 Friday Tatiana Day Observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Monday April Fools Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 26 Sunday Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day Observance
May 26 Sunday Kiev Day Observance
July 7 Sunday Kupala Night Observance
October 6 Sunday Teacher's Day Observance
October 14 Monday Defenders' Day Observance
November 21 Thursday Dignity and Freedom Day Observance

United Arab Emirates

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
August 3 Saturday Hajj season begins Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

United Kingdom

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 5 Tuesday Chinese New Year Observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 1 Friday St. David's Day Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
March 17 Sunday St Patrick's Day Observance
March 31 Sunday Mothering Sunday Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 23 Tuesday Shakespeare Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
October 27 Sunday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
November 5 Tuesday Guy Fawkes Day Observance
November 10 Sunday Remembrance Sunday Observance
December 1 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

United States

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 13 Sunday Stephen Foster Memorial Day Observance
January 29 Tuesday Kansas Day Observance
February 1 Friday National Freedom Day Observance
February 1 Friday National Wear Red Day Observance
February 2 Saturday Groundhog Day Observance
February 5 Tuesday Chinese New Year Observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 1 Friday Employee Appreciation Day Observance
March 1 Friday St. David's Day Observance
March 1 Friday Read Across America Day Observance
April 6 Saturday National Tartan Day Observance
April 9 Tuesday National Library Workers' Day Observance
April 13 Saturday Thomas Jefferson's Birthday Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 15 Monday Tax Day Observance

United States Minor Outlying Islands

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
July 4 Thursday American Independence Day Observance
July 29 Monday Hurricane Supplication Day Observance
October 14 Monday Virgin Islands - Puerto Rico Friendship Day (Columbus Day) Observance
October 25 Friday Hurricane Thanksgiving Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Uruguay

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 6 Sunday The Three Wise Men Day Observance
March 4 Monday Carnival Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
May 18 Saturday Battle of Las Piedras Observance
October 12 Saturday Columbus Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Uzbekistan

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 21 Thursday Nowruz Observance

Vanuatu

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
July 24 Wednesday Children's Day Observance

Vatican

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Venezuela

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 6 Sunday The Three Wise Men Day Observance
March 4 Monday Carnival Observance
March 5 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
August 3 Saturday Flag´s Day Observance
August 4 Sunday National Guard´s Day Observance
September 11 Wednesday Our Lady of Coromoto Observance
October 12 Saturday Indigenous Resistance´s Day Observance
November 27 Wednesday Aviation Day Observance
December 31 Tuesday New Year´s Eve Observance

Vietnam

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
June 28 Friday Vietnamese Family Day Observance
October 20 Sunday Vietnamese Women's Day Observance
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 31 Tuesday International New Year's Eve Observance

Zambia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 12 Tuesday Youth Day Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Zimbabwe

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance