Public holidays and observances in Syria

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year Public Holiday
March 8 Thursday Revolution Day Public Holiday
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 21 Wednesday Mothers' Day Observance
March 29 Thursday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
April 1 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 8 Sunday Orthodox Easter Day Observance and Orthodox holiday
April 17 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
May 1 Tuesday May Day National holiday
May 6 Sunday Martyrs' Day Public Holiday
June 15 Friday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
August 22 Wednesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 12 Wednesday Muharram Public Holiday
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
October 6 Saturday October Liberation Day Public Holiday
October 25 Thursday Daylight Saving Time ends Daylight Saving Time
November 21 Wednesday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year Public Holiday
March 8 Friday Revolution Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 21 Thursday Mothers' Day Observance
March 28 Thursday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
April 17 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
April 21 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 28 Sunday Orthodox Easter Day Observance and Orthodox holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
May 6 Monday Martyrs' Day Public Holiday
June 5 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
August 12 Monday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 1 Sunday Muharram Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 6 Sunday October Liberation Day Public Holiday
October 24 Thursday Daylight Saving Time ends Daylight Saving Time
November 10 Sunday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
March 8 Sunday Revolution Day Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 21 Saturday Mothers' Day Observance
March 26 Thursday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
April 12 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 17 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
April 19 Sunday Orthodox Easter Day Observance and Orthodox holiday
May 1 Friday May Day National holiday
May 6 Wednesday Martyrs' Day Public Holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 31 Friday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 20 Thursday Muharram Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 6 Tuesday October Liberation Day Public Holiday
October 29 Thursday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
October 29 Thursday Daylight Saving Time ends Daylight Saving Time
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday