Observances 2018

Albania

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 8 Thursday Mothers' Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
June 17 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Andorra

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 12 Monday Carnival Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance

Angola

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 13 Tuesday Carnival Observance
April 4 Wednesday Peace Day Observance

Argentina

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 12 Monday Carnival Observance
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
April 24 Tuesday Action Day for Tolerance and Respect between People Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Armenia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 6 Tuesday Translators' Day Observance
February 8 Thursday Feast of Saint Vartan Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 7 Saturday Motherhood and Beauty Day Observance
May 8 Tuesday Congress Observance
June 1 Friday Children's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
September 1 Saturday Knowledge and Literature Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
December 7 Friday Spitak Remembrance Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Australia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
February 16 Friday Chinese New Year Observance
March 17 Saturday St Patrick's Day Observance
March 21 Wednesday Harmony Day Observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 26 Saturday National Sorry Day Observance
July 1 Sunday First Day of NAIDOC Week Observance
September 2 Sunday Father's Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
November 7 Wednesday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
December 2 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Austria

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
December 2 Sunday First Sunday Advent Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Bahamas

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Bahrain

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
August 21 Tuesday Arafat Day Observance

Barbados

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
December 31 Monday Old Year's Night Observance

Belarus

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 8 Thursday Women's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Catholic Easter Sunday Observance
April 2 Monday Union Day of Belarus and Russia Observance
April 26 Thursday Day of Remembrance of the Chernobyl Tragedy Observance
May 13 Sunday Day of the National Emblem and Flag of Belarus Observance
June 22 Friday Remembrance Day of Victims of the Great Patriotic War Observance
July 6 Friday Kupalle (Day 1) Observance
July 7 Saturday Kupalle (Day 2) Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Belgium

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

Benin

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Bermuda

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Bolivia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 6 Saturday The Three Wise Men Day Observance
February 2 Friday Feast of Candelaria Observance
February 12 Monday Carnival Observance
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
March 19 Monday Father Day Observance
March 23 Friday Day of the sea Observance
April 12 Thursday Children´s Day Observance
October 12 Friday Indigenous Resistance´s Day Observance

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 8 Thursday Mothers' Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
June 17 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Botswana

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Brazil

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 10 Saturday Carnival Saturday Observance
February 11 Sunday Carnival Sunday Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 12 Tuesday Brazilian Valentine's Day Observance
August 12 Sunday Father's Day Observance
October 15 Monday Teacher's Day Observance
November 20 Tuesday Black Consciousness Day Observance

Bulgaria

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 1 Thursday Day of Remembrance and Respect to Victims of the Communist Regime Observance
March 1 Thursday Baba Marta Observance
April 8 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
November 1 Thursday Revival Day Observance

Cambodia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 18 Monday King's Mother's Birthday Observance
October 23 Tuesday Paris Peace Agreement's Day Observance

Cameroon

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

Canada

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 2 Friday Groundhog Day Observance
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
February 15 Thursday National Flag of Canada Day Observance
February 16 Friday Chinese New Year Observance
March 1 Thursday St David's Day Observance
March 12 Monday Commonwealth Day Observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 6 Friday National Tartan Day Observance
April 9 Monday Vimy Ridge Day Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Thursday National Aboriginal Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
November 5 Monday Diwali/Deepavali Observance

Cape Verde

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 1 Friday Children's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Cayman Islands

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Chad

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Chile

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
October 15 Monday Columbus Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

China

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 16 Friday Chinese New Year Observance
March 2 Friday Lantern Festival Observance
March 12 Monday Arbor Day Observance
March 18 Sunday Zhonghe Festival Observance
May 4 Friday Youth Day Observance
June 1 Friday Children's Day Observance
July 1 Sunday CPC Founding Day Observance
July 11 Wednesday Maritime Day Observance
August 17 Friday Double Seven Festival Observance
August 25 Saturday Spirit Festival Observance
September 10 Monday Teachers' Day Observance
October 17 Wednesday Double Ninth Festival Observance
November 8 Thursday Journalists' Day Observance

Colombia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 8 Thursday Women´s Day Observance
March 19 Monday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 23 Monday Language Day Observance
April 26 Thursday Secretaries' Day Observance
April 28 Saturday Children´s Day Observance
April 29 Sunday Day of Trees Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 15 Tuesday Teacher´s Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 16 Sunday Valentine's Day Observance
October 15 Monday Columbus Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
November 14 Wednesday Colombian Women's Day Observance
December 7 Friday Eve of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Comoros

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

Costa Rica

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 19 Monday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father´s Day Observance
August 2 Thursday Our Lady of Los Ángeles Observance
August 24 Friday National Parks´ Day Observance
September 9 Sunday Children´s Day Observance
October 12 Friday Day of the Cultures Observance
November 22 Thursday Teacher´s Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year´s Eve Observance

Cuba

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 28 Sunday José Martí´s Birthday Memorial Observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother´s Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Curacao

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 3 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Cyprus

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

Czech Republic

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance

Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

Denmark

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 11 Sunday Carnival Observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Dominican Republic

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 27 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
July 29 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Ecuador

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 12 Monday Carnival Observance
February 13 Tuesday Carnival Observance
February 17 Saturday Special working day (compensation for Carnival Monday) Observance
February 24 Saturday Special working day (compensation for Carnival Tuesday) Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
July 24 Tuesday Simón Bolívar´s Birthday Memorial Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Egypt

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 6 Friday Coptic Good Friday Observance
April 7 Saturday Coptic Holy Saturday Observance
August 15 Wednesday Flooding of the Nile Observance
September 11 Tuesday Coptic New Year Observance
October 6 Saturday Armed Forces Day Observance

El Salvador

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 16 Tuesday Signing of the Peace Accords Observance
March 8 Thursday Women's Day Observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
May 3 Thursday Cross Day Observance
May 7 Monday Soldiers' Day Observance
May 10 Thursday Mothers' Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
June 22 Friday Teachers' Day Observance
October 1 Monday Children´s Day Observance
October 12 Friday Columbus Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Eritrea

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

Estonia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance

Faroe Islands

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

Finland

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
November 11 Sunday Father's Day Observance

France

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 27 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Gabon

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Georgia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 3 Saturday Mothers' Day Observance
March 21 Wednesday Nowruz Observance
June 17 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Germany

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 12 Monday Shrove Monday Observance
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
November 11 Sunday St. Martin's Day Observance
December 2 Sunday First Sunday Advent Observance
December 6 Thursday Saint Nicholas Day Observance
December 9 Sunday Second Sunday Advent Observance
December 16 Sunday Third Sunday Advent Observance
December 23 Sunday Fourth Sunday Advent Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Ghana

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
December 7 Friday Farmer's Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Gibraltar

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 11 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
March 12 Monday Commonwealth Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Greece

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 30 Tuesday The Three Holy Hierarchs Observance
April 8 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
July 24 Tuesday The Restoration of Democracy Observance
November 17 Saturday Polytechneio Observance
November 21 Wednesday Armed Forces Day Observance

Greenland

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

Grenada

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance

Guatemala

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
August 15 Wednesday Assumption Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Guinea

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

Haiti

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 27 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 24 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Honduras

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 6 Saturday The Three Wise Men Day Observance
February 3 Saturday Our Lady of Suyapa Observance
March 19 Monday Father´s Day Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
September 10 Monday Children´s Day Observance
September 17 Monday Teacher´s Day Observance
October 12 Friday Columbus Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Hong Kong

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance

Hungary

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

Iceland

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
November 11 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance

Indonesia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
November 7 Wednesday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Iraq

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

Ireland

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 19 Monday St. Patrick's Day observed Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Italy

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

Jamaica

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Japan

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

Jordan

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 12 Thursday Al Isra' wal Miraj Observance

Kazakhstan

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

Kenya

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Kosovo

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 15 Thursday Day of Ashakalia Observance
March 6 Tuesday Day of Memorial and Respect for Veterans Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Observance
April 8 Sunday Day of Romas Observance
April 23 Monday Day of Turks Observance
May 6 Sunday Day of Gorans Observance
June 12 Tuesday Peace Day Observance
September 28 Friday Day of Bosnians Observance
November 28 Wednesday Day of Albanians Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Kuwait

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

Latvia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
September 9 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Lebanon

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 9 Friday Teachers' Day Observance
March 21 Wednesday Mother's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 6 Sunday Martyr's Day Observance
May 25 Friday Liberation and Resistance Day Observance
September 8 Saturday Nativity of Mary Observance

Liberia

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

Liechtenstein

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Lithuania

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 13 Tuesday Carnival Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 6 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 3 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Luxembourg

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

Macao

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

Macedonia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 8 Thursday Mothers' Day/International Women's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
September 9 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Malawi

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
October 8 Monday Mother's Day Observance

Malaysia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
November 7 Wednesday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Malta

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Mauritius

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Mexico

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 6 Saturday Day of the Holy Kings Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 18 Sunday Oil Expropriation Day Observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 30 Monday Children's Day Observance
May 5 Saturday Battle of Puebla Observance
May 10 Thursday Mother's Day Observance
May 15 Tuesday Teacher's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 15 Saturday Shout of Dolores Observance
October 12 Friday Columbus Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
November 25 Sunday Christ the King Day Observance
December 28 Friday Day of the Holy Innocents Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Moldova

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 1 Thursday Martisor (first day of spring) Observance
April 27 Friday State Flag Day Observance
May 27 Sunday Dniester Day Observance
June 1 Friday International Children's Day Observance
June 5 Tuesday World Environment Day Observance
August 31 Friday Language Day Observance
October 6 Saturday Wine Day (Day 1) Observance
October 7 Sunday Wine Day (Day 2) Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Monaco

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Mongolia

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

Montenegro

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

Morocco

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

Mozambique

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

Netherlands

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

New Zealand

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday April Fools Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
September 2 Sunday Father's Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
November 7 Wednesday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Nicaragua

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

Niger

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Nigeria

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

North Korea

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
November 10 Saturday Mother's Day Observance

North Korea

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
November 10 Saturday Mother's Day Observance

Norway

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 11 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
February 11 Sunday Carnival Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
May 19 Saturday Pentecost Eve Observance
June 24 Sunday St. John's day Observance
October 24 Wednesday United Nations Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
November 11 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 2 Sunday First Sunday Advent Observance
December 9 Sunday Second Sunday Advent Observance
December 16 Sunday Third Sunday Advent Observance
December 23 Sunday Fourth Sunday Advent Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Panama

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 10 Saturday Carnival Observance
February 11 Sunday Carnival Observance
February 12 Monday Carnival Observance
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Paraguay

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

Peru

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 6 Saturday The Three Wise Men Day Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 24 Sunday Farmer Day Observance
June 24 Sunday Inti Raymi Day Observance
September 24 Monday Armed Forces Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Philippines

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Poland

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

Portugal

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Puerto Rico

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
October 12 Friday Columbus Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Qatar

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

Republic of the Congo

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Romania

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 19 Monday Constantin Brancusi Day Observance
February 24 Saturday Dragobete Observance
March 1 Thursday M?r?i?or Observance
May 6 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 13 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 1 Friday Children's Day Observance
July 29 Sunday National Anthem Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Russia

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

Rwanda

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

San Marino

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Saudi Arabia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
June 18 Monday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only) Observance
June 19 Tuesday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only) Observance
June 20 Wednesday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only) Observance
September 12 Wednesday Muharram (Muslim New Year) Observance

Senegal

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Serbia

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

Singapore

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
February 15 Thursday Total Defense Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 18 Friday International Museum Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
July 1 Sunday Singapore Armed Forces Day Observance
July 21 Saturday Racial Harmony Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Slovakia

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

Slovenia

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

Somalia

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

South Africa

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 21 Wednesday Human Rights Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 16 Saturday Youth Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
July 18 Wednesday Nelson Mandela Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

South Korea

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 9 Friday 2018 Winter Olympics start Observance
February 25 Sunday 2018 Winter Olympics end Observance
March 9 Friday 2018 Winter Paralympics start Observance
March 18 Sunday 2018 Winter Paralympics end Observance
April 5 Thursday Arbor Day Observance
May 5 Saturday Children's Day Observance
May 8 Tuesday Parents' Day Observance
October 1 Monday Armed Forces Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

South Sudan

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Spain

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday Feast of the Holy Family Observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
May 6 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
May 20 Sunday Whit Sunday/Pentecost Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Swaziland

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

Sweden

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 19 Saturday Pentecost Eve Observance
May 27 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
November 11 Sunday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Switzerland

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 19 Monday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 16 Monday Sechseläuten Observance
September 8 Saturday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 9 Sunday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 10 Monday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 16 Sunday Swiss federal fast Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Syria

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

Taiwan

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 4 Sunday Farmer's Day Observance
March 2 Friday Lantern Festival Observance
March 2 Friday Tourism Day Observance
March 8 Thursday Women's Day Observance
March 12 Monday Arbor Day Observance
March 18 Sunday Earth God's Birthday Observance
March 29 Thursday Youth Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 4 Wednesday Children's Day Observance
April 4 Wednesday Kuan Yin's Birthday Observance
April 30 Monday God of Medicine's Birthday Observance
May 4 Friday Literary Day Observance
May 8 Tuesday Matsu's Birthday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 3 Sunday Opium Suppression Movement Day Observance
June 26 Tuesday Chen Huang's Birthday Observance
June 26 Tuesday Kuan Kung's Birthday Observance
August 8 Wednesday Father's Day Observance
August 17 Friday Chi Hsi Festival Observance
August 25 Saturday Ghost Festival Observance
September 3 Monday Armed Forces Day Observance
September 28 Friday Teachers' Day Observance
October 17 Wednesday Double Ninth Day Observance
October 21 Sunday Overseas Chinese Day Observance
October 25 Thursday Taiwan's Retrocession Day Observance
November 12 Monday Sun Yat-sen's Birthday Observance
November 22 Thursday Saisiat Festival Observance
December 21 Friday D?ngzhì Festival Observance

Tanzania

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance

Thailand

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 13 Saturday National Children's Day Observance
January 16 Tuesday Teachers' Day Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
August 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
December 5 Wednesday Father's Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Trinidad and Tobago

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 12 Monday Carnival Observance
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
November 7 Wednesday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Tunisia

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

Turkey

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

Uganda

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 3 Sunday Martyr's Day Observance
June 21 Thursday Father's Day Observance

Ukraine

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 22 Monday Ukrainian Unity Day Observance
January 25 Thursday Tatiana Day Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
April 1 Sunday April Fools Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 27 Sunday Kiev Day Observance
May 27 Sunday Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day Observance
July 7 Saturday Kupala Night Observance
October 7 Sunday Teacher's Day Observance
October 14 Sunday Defenders' Day Observance
November 21 Wednesday Dignity and Freedom Day Observance

United Kingdom

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
February 16 Friday Chinese New Year Observance
March 1 Thursday St. David's Day Observance
March 11 Sunday Mothering Sunday Observance
March 17 Saturday St Patrick's Day Observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 23 Monday Shakespeare Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
November 5 Monday Guy Fawkes Day Observance
November 7 Wednesday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
November 11 Sunday Remembrance Sunday Observance
December 2 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

United States

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 13 Saturday Stephen Foster Memorial Day Observance
January 29 Monday Kansas Day Observance
February 1 Thursday National Freedom Day Observance
February 2 Friday National Wear Red Day Observance
February 2 Friday Groundhog Day Observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
February 16 Friday Chinese New Year Observance
March 1 Thursday St. David's Day Observance
March 2 Friday Read Across America Day Observance
March 2 Friday Employee Appreciation Day Observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 6 Friday National Tartan Day Observance

United States Minor Outlying Islands

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance
July 4 Wednesday American Independence Day Observance
July 30 Monday Hurricane Supplication Day Observance
October 8 Monday Virgin Islands - Puerto Rico Friendship Day (Columbus Day) Observance
October 25 Thursday Hurricane Thanksgiving Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Uruguay

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 6 Saturday The Three Wise Men Day Observance
February 12 Monday Carnival Observance
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
May 21 Monday Battle of Las Piedras Observance
October 15 Monday Columbus Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Uzbekistan

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

Vatican

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Venezuela

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 6 Saturday The Three Wise Men Day Observance
February 12 Monday Carnival Observance
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
August 3 Friday Flag´s Day Observance
August 4 Saturday National Guard´s Day Observance
September 11 Tuesday Our Lady of Coromoto Observance
October 12 Friday Indigenous Resistance´s Day Observance
November 27 Tuesday Aviation Day Observance
December 31 Monday New Year´s Eve Observance

Vietnam

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

Zambia

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 12 Monday Youth Day Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance

Zimbabwe

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 17 Sunday Father's Day Observance