Public holidays and observances in Turkey

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 23 Tuesday National Sovereignty and Children's Day National holiday
May 1 Wednesday Labor and Solidarity Day National holiday
May 19 Sunday Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day National holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
August 30 Friday Victory Day Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 28 Monday Republic Day Eve Half Day holiday
October 29 Tuesday Republic Day Public Holiday
November 10 Sunday Ataturk Memorial Day Observance
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 23 Thursday National Sovereignty and Children's Day National holiday
May 1 Friday Labor and Solidarity Day National holiday
May 19 Tuesday Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day National holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
August 30 Sunday Victory Day Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 28 Wednesday Republic Day Eve Half Day holiday
October 29 Thursday Republic Day Public Holiday
November 10 Tuesday Ataturk Memorial Day Observance
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 23 Friday National Sovereignty and Children's Day National holiday
May 1 Saturday Labor and Solidarity Day National holiday
May 13 Thursday Ramadan Feast Eve Half Day holiday
May 14 Friday Ramadan Feast National holiday
May 15 Saturday Ramadan Feast Day 2 Extra Public Holiday
May 16 Sunday Ramadan Feast Day 3 Common Local holiday
May 19 Wednesday Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day National holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 15 Thursday Democracy and National Unity Day National holiday
July 19 Monday Sacrifice Feast Eve Half Day holiday
July 20 Tuesday Sacrifice Feast National holiday
July 21 Wednesday Sacrifice Feast Day 2 National holiday
July 22 Thursday Sacrifice Feast Day 3 National holiday
July 23 Friday Sacrifice Feast Day 4 Extra Public Holiday
August 30 Monday Victory Day Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 28 Thursday Republic Day Eve Half Day holiday
October 29 Friday Republic Day Public Holiday
November 10 Wednesday Ataturk Memorial Day Observance
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 23 Saturday National Sovereignty and Children's Day National holiday
May 1 Sunday Labor and Solidarity Day National holiday
May 3 Tuesday Ramadan Feast Eve Half Day holiday
May 4 Wednesday Ramadan Feast National holiday
May 5 Thursday Ramadan Feast Day 2 Extra Public Holiday
May 6 Friday Ramadan Feast Day 3 Common Local holiday
May 19 Thursday Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day National holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 9 Saturday Sacrifice Feast Eve Half Day holiday
July 10 Sunday Sacrifice Feast National holiday
July 11 Monday Sacrifice Feast Day 2 National holiday
July 12 Tuesday Sacrifice Feast Day 3 National holiday
July 13 Wednesday Sacrifice Feast Day 4 Extra Public Holiday
July 15 Friday Democracy and National Unity Day National holiday
August 30 Tuesday Victory Day Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 28 Friday Republic Day Eve Half Day holiday
October 29 Saturday Republic Day Public Holiday
November 10 Thursday Ataturk Memorial Day Observance
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve Observance