Global Public Holiday Dates

Our month by month summary of public holiday dates around the world that may have impact on your business. We have not included every country, but have highlighted major trading nations holidays that fall between Monday and Friday.

January 2020

1st – Various Countries (New Year’s Day), Cuba (Triumph of the Revolution), Taiwan (Republic Day)

6th – Italy (La Befana), Russia (Bank Holiday)

7th – Egypt (Coptic Christmas Day), Ghana (Constitution Day)

9th – Panama (Martyrs’ Day)

10th – Bahamas (Majority Rule Day)

13th – Japan (Coming-of-age Day)

14th – Tunisia (Revolution and Youth Day)

15th – Sri Lanka (Tamil Thai Pongal Day)

20th – USA (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

21st – Barbados (Errol Barrow Day)

23rd – Vietnam (Tet Eve)

24th – Various (Chinese New Year Eve), South Korea (Korean New Year Holiday), Romania (Unification Day)

27th – Australia (Australia Day)

February 2020

3rd –  Mexico (Constitution Day)

4th – Sri Lanka (National Day)

5th – Pakistan (Kashmir Day)

6th – New Zealand (Waitangi Day)

10th – Malta (Feast of St. Pauls shipwreck)

11th – Japan (National Foundation Day), Cameroon (Youth Day)

15th – Sri Lanka (Tamil Thai Pongal Day), Serbia (Sovereignty Day of Serbia Holiday)

17th – Kosovo (Independence Day)

18th – Gambia (Independence Day)

21st – Bangladesh (Language Martyrs’ Day), Sri Lanka (Mahasivarathri Day), Mauritius (Maha Shivaratree)

24th – Argentina (Lunes de Carnival), Estonia (Independence Day)

26th – Various Countries (Ash Wednesday)

28th – Taiwan (Peace Memorial Day)

March 2020

1st  Paraguay (Day of Heroes)

2nd – Puerto Rico (American Citizenship day)

3rd – Bulgaria (Liberation Day)

9th – Various Countries (Commonwealth Day)

12th – Mauritius (National Day)

17th – Ireland (St Patrick’s Day), Bangladesh (Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday

19th – Various Countries (St. Joseph’s Day)

20th – Japan (Vernal Equinox Day), Tunisia (Independence Day)

21st  – Mexico (Benito Juarezs Birthday)

23rd – Pakistan (Pakistan Day)

24th – Argentina (Public Holiday)

25th – Greece (Independence Day), Cyprus (Greek Independence Day), Indonesia (Hari Raya Nyepi)

26th – Bangladesh (Independence Day)

31st – Vietnam (Hung Kings Temple Festival)

April 2020

1st – Cyprus (National Day), Iran (Nature Day)

2nd – Argentina (Malvinas Day)

3rd – Taiwan (Childrens Day Holiday)

6th – Thailand (Chakri Day)

7th – Sri Lanka (Bak Full Moon Poya)

8th  Israel (Pesach) 

9th – Philippines (The Day of Valor), Israel (Pesach)

10th – Various (Good Friday)

13th – Various (Easter Monday), South Africa (Family Day), Sri Lanka (Sinhala and Tamil New Year Eve), Thailand (Songkran)

14th – Bangladesh (Bengali New Year)

20th – Egypt (Sham El Nessim)

23rd – Iceland (First Day of Summer)

24th – Various (Ramadan)

27th – Netherlands (King’s Birthday), New Zealand (Anzac Day), Slovenia (Resistance Day), South Africa (Freedom Day),                                                                           Sierra Leone (Independence Day)

29th – Japan (Showa Day), Israel (Independence Day)

30th – Various (The Buddha’s Birthday), Vietnam (Reunification Day)

May 2020

1st – Various (Labour Day), Finland (Vappu)

4th – Various (May Day), Japan (Greenery Day)

5th – Netherlands (Liberation Day), South Korea (Children’s Day Holiday)

6th – Japan (Constitution Memorial Day), Thailand (Visakha Bucha Day)

7th – Indonesia (Waisak Day), Singapore (Vesak Day)

8th – Various (Victory in Europe Day), Various (Victory Day Holiday)

14th – Malawi (Kamuzu Day)

19th – Turkey (Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day)

21st – Various (Ascension Day)

22nd – Bangladesh (Jumatul Bidah)

24th – Various (Eid al-Fitr Holiday)

25th – United Kingdom (Spring Bank Holiday), USA (Memorial Day), Argentina (May Day Revolution)

June 2020

1st – Ireland (June Holiday), New Zealand (Queen’s Birthday), Various (Whit Monday), Various (International Children’s Day)

2nd – Italy (Republic Day)

3rd – Thailand (H.M. Queens Birthday)

5th – Denmark (Constitution Day)

8th – Various (Orthodox Pentecost Monday)

10th – Portugal (Portugal Day), French Guiana (Abolition Day)

11th – Various (Corpus Christi)

12th – Russia (National Day), Philippines (Independence Day), Paraguay (Chaco Armistice Day), Nigeria (Democracy Day)

16th – South Africa (Youth Day)

17th – Iceland (Independence Day),

19th – Finland & Sweden (Midsummer Eve)

21st – Various (Father’s Day)

24th – Various (St. John’ s Day)

25th – Various (Dragon Boat Festival), Croatia (Statehood Day)

29th – Ukraine (Constitution Day Holiday)

30th – DR Congo (Independence Day)

July 2020

1st – Canada (Canada Day), Hong Kong (Special Administration Region Day)

4th –  USA (Independence Day)

6th – Thailand (Asahna Bucha Day)

12th – Northern Ireland (Bank Holiday)

20th – Various Middle East, Africa & Indian Sub Continent (Eid al-Adha Holiday)

23rd – Japan (Marine Day)

26th – Maldives (Independence Day)

28th – Thailand (H.M. King’s Birthday)

31st – Turkey (Kurban Bayram)

August 2020

1st – Switzerland (National Day)

3rd – Iceland (Commerce Day),  Ireland (August Holiday), Scotland (Bank Holiday)

9th – Singapore (National Day)

15th – South Korea (Liberation Day), India (Independence Day)

17th – Indonesia (Independence Day)

21st – Philippines (Ninoy Aquino Day)

31st – United Kingdom except Scotland (August Bank Holiday), Philippines (National Heroes Day)

September 2020

1st – Uzbek (Independence Day)

7th – Canada, USA (Labour Day)

10th – Gibraltar (National Day)

16th – Saint Kitts and Nevis (National Heros Day)

18th – Chile (Independence Day)

21st – Japan (Respect for the Aged Day)

22nd – Japan (Autumnal Equinox Day)

28th – Czech Republic (St Wenceslas Day)

30th – South Korea (Harvest Festival)

October 2020

1st – China (National Day), China (Mid Autumn Festival)

2nd – India (Mahatma Gandhi Birthday)

3rd – Germany (German Unity Day), South Korea (National Foundation Day)

8th – Croatia (Independence Day)

9th – South Korea (Hangeul Day)

10th -Taiwan (National Day), Cuba (Independence Day), Israel (Simchat Torah)

11th – Macedonia (Revolution Day)

12th – Bahamas (National Heroes Day), Japan (Health-Sports Day), Ukraine (Day of the Defender of Ukraine)

15th – Tunisia (Evacuation Day)

19th – Jamaica (National Heroes’ Day)

22nd – Japan (Enthronement Ceremony)

23rd – Hungary (Republic Day), Thailand (Chulalongkorn Day)

26th – Ireland (October Bank Holiday), New Zealand (Labour Day)

28th – Greece (The Ochi day)

November 2020

4th – Colombia (All Saints Day), Japan (Culture Day), Russia (Day of Unity)

6th – Morocco (Green March Day)

11th – Colombia (Independence of Cartagena), Maldives (Republic Day), Poland (Independence Day)

14th – Singapore (Deepavali Holiday)

16th – Mexico (Revolution Day)

19th – Puerto Rico (Discovery of Day)

22nd – Lebanon (Independence Day)

23rd  Argentina (Day of National Sovereignty)

26th – USA (Thanksgiving)

28th  Albania (Independence Day)

December 2020

1st – United Arab Emirates (National Day)

4th  Ghana (Farmer’s Day)

6th – Finland (Independence day), Spain (Constitution Day)

7th – Thailand (King Bhumibol’s Birthday)

10th – Thailand (Constitution Day)

12th – Mexico (The Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe)

13th – Malta (Republic day)

16th  Bangladesh (Victory Day), South Africa (Day of Reconciliation)

18th – Qatar (National Day)

24th – Various Countries (Christmas Eve), Libya (Independence Day)

25th  Various Countries (Christmas Day), Pakistan (Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah)

26th  Various Countries (Boxing Day), Slovenia (Independence and Unity Day)

29th – Sri Lanka (Unduvap Full Moon Poya)

30th  Philippines (Rizal Day)

31st Various Countries (New Year’s Eve)

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