A full list of the public holidays with details of every holidays along with festivals and celebrations are posted this website.
Please select the month on the top menu to find the holidays in each country or state for that month or choose the country or state from the dropdown menu below to obtain the public holidays in that particular country.
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Public Holidays are days in a year which are typically established into law by lawmakers of a state to be nonworking days or special days all through year.
The public holidays in many cases are non working days of occasion of a significant famous event either a religious occasion like Easter or a unique day of the year or follow other types of calendar such as the Lunar Calendar.
Quite a few well-known public holidays observed through out the world are listed below:
New Year Holiday - is observed on 1st of January, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar along with the Julian calendar used in ancient Rome.
As the new year starts at the stroke of midnight, it is typically celebrated with fireworks. It is the closest thing to being the world’s only truly international public holiday as most countries are using the Gregorian calendar as their main calendar.
Labour Day Holiday is an annual public holiday which is observed in most part of the world to observe the economic and social achievements of workers.
Labour Day is also referred to as May Day Public Holiday and has its origins in the labour union movement, particularly the eight-hour day movement.
The specific date of the Labour Day public holiday differs from one country or state to another since it is fixed by the individual state and territory governments.
An Independence Day is observed annually commemorating the anniversary of a nation’s assumption of independent statehood, often after ceasing to be a colony or being part of another nation or state. Generally in most countries, independence day is declared as a national holiday.
Nonetheless, some countries observe other national days either in place of or in addition to an independence day.
Easter Holidays are observed by Christians living worldwide to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter monday is normally declared as a public holiday.
Christmas has grown into the biggest public holiday celebration with people celebrating as joyful holiday with energetic parties and offering presents to each other.
Eid al-Fitr is one of the two (Eid al-Adha is the other holiday) most important Islamic holiday, celebrated by Muslims worldwide to mark the completion of fasting in Ramadan.