Public holidays and observances in Somalia

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 3 Wednesday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
June 5 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
June 26 Wednesday Independence of British Somaliland Observance
July 1 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
August 12 Monday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 1 Sunday Muharram Public Holiday
September 10 Tuesday Ashura 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 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 22 Sunday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
May 1 Friday May Day National holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
June 26 Friday Independence of British Somaliland Observance
July 1 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
July 31 Friday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 20 Thursday Muharram Public Holiday
August 29 Saturday Ashura 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 1 Friday New Year Public Holiday
March 11 Thursday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
May 1 Saturday May Day National holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
June 26 Saturday Independence of British Somaliland Observance
July 1 Thursday Independence Day Public Holiday
July 20 Tuesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 10 Tuesday Muharram Public Holiday
August 19 Thursday Ashura Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
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 1 Saturday New Year Public Holiday
March 1 Tuesday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
May 1 Sunday May Day National holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
June 26 Sunday Independence of British Somaliland Observance
July 1 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
July 10 Sunday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 30 Saturday Muharram Public Holiday
August 8 Monday Ashura Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 8 Saturday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season