Tunisia Public Holidays

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A public holiday, national holiday or legal holiday is a holiday generally established by law and is usually a non-working day during the year. This page contains public holidays sorted by years. Holiday dates may be change from time to time, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national holidays and short description of each holiday.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day - First day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar
14 JanSatRevolution and Youth Day - It was named Revolution and Youth Day as the majority of the protestors were young people struggling for the better future
20 MarMonIndependence Day - Celebrates the anniversary of independence from France in 1956.
9 AprSunMartyrs' Day - Honors and commemorates those who defied French rule and fought for freedom
1 MayMonLabour Day - International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago. Annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers
25 JunSunAid El-Fitr - End of Ramadan. Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (Sawm) to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief
26 JunMonAid El-Fitr Holiday - End of Ramadan
27 JunTueAid El-Fitr Holiday - End of Ramadan
25 JulTueRepublic Day - Honor the day when the National Assembly abolished monarchy in the country and proclaimed it to be the Republic of Tunisia
13 AugSunNational Women's Day - Commemorates the movement for women's rights
1 SeptFriAid El Kebir (Eid al-Adha) - Feast of the Sacrifice. Commemorates Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son. Date varies on Lunar cycle
2 SeptSatAid El Kebir Holiday - Sacrifice Feast
3 SeptSunAid El Kebir Holiday - Date varies on Lunar cycle
22 SeptFriRas el am el Hejri (Islamic New Year) - Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning. Marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year
15 OctSunEvacuation Day - Commemorates the retreat of last French soldier from Bizerte on October 15, 1963
1 DecFriProphet Mohammed's Birthday - Mawlid al-Nabi. Commemorates Prophet Muhammad's birthday, celebrated in most parts of the Muslim world

DateDayHoliday
1 JanThursNew Year's Day
2 JanFriProphet Mohammed's Birthday
14 JanWedRevolution and Youth Day
20 MarFriIndependence Day
9 AprThursMartyrs' Day
1 MayFriLabour Day (International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago)
17 JulFriAid El-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
18 JulSatAid El-Fitr Holiday (End of Ramadan)
19 JulSunAid El-Fitr Holiday (End of Ramadan)
25 JulSatRepublic Day
13 AugThursWomen's Day
24 SeptThursAid El Kebir (Eid al-Adha)
25 SeptFriAid El Kebir Holiday (Sacrifice Feast)
26 SeptSatAid El Kebir Holiday (Date varies on Lunar cycle)
14 OctWedRas el am el Hejri (Islamic New Year)
15 OctThursEvacuation Day
24 DecThursProphet Mohammed's Birthday (2nd time in 2015 due to Lunar cycle)

DateDayHoliday
1 JanFriNew Year's Day
14 JanThursRevolution and Youth Day
20 MarSunIndependence Day
9 AprSatMartyrs' Day
1 MaySunLabour Day (International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago)
7 JulThursAid El-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
8 JulFriAid El-Fitr Holiday (End of Ramadan)
9 JulSatAid El-Fitr Holiday (End of Ramadan)
25 JulMonRepublic Day
13 AugSatWomen's Day
11 SeptSunAid El Kebir (Eid al-Adha)
12 SeptMonAid El Kebir Holiday (Sacrifice Feast)
13 SeptTueAid El Kebir Holiday (Date varies on Lunar cycle)
2 OctSunRas el am el Hejri (Islamic New Year)
15 OctSatEvacuation Day
12 DecMonProphet Mohammed's Birthday (2nd time in 2015 due to Lunar cycle)

DateDayHoliday
1 JanMonNew Year's Day
14 JanSunRevolution and Youth Day
20 MarTueIndependence Day
9 AprMonMartyrs' Day
1 MayTueLabour Day (International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago)
15 JunFriAid El-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
16 JunSatAid El-Fitr Holiday (End of Ramadan)
17 JunSunAid El-Fitr Holiday (End of Ramadan)
25 JulWedRepublic Day
13 AugMonWomen's Day
22 AugWedAid El Kebir (Eid al-Adha)
23 AugThursAid El Kebir Holiday (Sacrifice Feast)
24 AugFriAid El Kebir Holiday (Date varies on Lunar cycle)
11 SeptTueRas el am el Hejri (Islamic New Year)
15 OctMonEvacuation Day
20 NovTueProphet Mohammed's Birthday

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