Indonesia 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.
  • Indonesia official Public Holidays are declare after determined by various ministers, department and decrees.
  • Besides official holidays, there are “Libur Bersama” or “Cuti Bersama”, or joint leave(s) declared nationwide by the government
  • Cuti Bersama or Join Leave(s) prolong holiday weekend (usually on Monday or Friday), this believe can boost domestic tourism
  • More that 80% of Indonesian are Muslims, therefore, Islamic religious holiday are widely celebrate across Indonesia.
  • According to Major Labour Laws of Indonesia, employee who work on Public Holidays entitled for overtime wages.
  • Holidays that falls on weekend are not moved to another day

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DateDayHoliday
January 2017
1 JanSunNew Year's Day (Tahun Baru Masehi) - First day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
2 JanMonCuti Bersama - Extra Holiday declared by the government
28 JanSatChinese New Year (Tahun Baru Imlek) - 1st day of 1st month of Chinese calendar. This is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar
March 2017
28 MarTueHari Raya Nyepi (Day of Silence) - New Year of Balinese saka calendar
April 2017
14 AprFriGood Friday (Wafat Yesus Kristus (Jumat Agung)) - Friday before Easter Sunday. Commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. International Catholic holiday
24 AprMonAscension of the Prophet (Isra Miraj) - Marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned. Date varies according to the Islamic calendar
May 2017
1 MayMonLabour Day (Hari Buruh Internasional) - Commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement
11 MayThursWaisak Day (Hari Raya Waisak) - Birth of Buddha. It is considered the holiest day in the Buddhist Calendar
25 MayThursAscension of Jesus Christ (Kenaikan Yesus Kristus) - Commemorates departure of Christ from Earth into the presence of God. 39 days after Easter
June 2017
1 JunThursPancasila Day (Hari Lahir Pancasila) - Commemorates Sukarno's 1945 address regarding his views on the Pancasila ideology. National holiday from 2017
25 JunSunHari Raya Puasa - Eid Al-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 JunMonHari Raya Puasa Holiday - Eid Al-Fitr
27 JunTueCuti Bersama - Day 2. Extra holiday declared by the government
28 JunWedCuti Bersama - Day 3. Extra holiday declared by the government
29 JunThursCuti Bersama - Day 4. Extra holiday declared by the government
30 JunFriCuti Bersama - Day 5. Extra holiday declared by the government
August 2017
17 AugThursIndependence Day (Hari Proklamasi Kemerdekaan R.I.) - Marks the start of the revolution against the Netherlands in 1945
September 2017
1 SeptFriIdul Adha - Lebaran Haji. Feast of the Sacrifice. Commemorates Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son. Date varies on Lunar cycle
21 SeptThursAwal Muharram (Islamic New Year) - 1st day of the Muharram, the beginning of the new Islamic year
December 2017
1 DecFriBirth of the Prophet (Maulidur Rasul) - Commemorates Prophet Muhammad's birthday, celebrated in most parts of the Muslim world
25 DecMonChristmas Day (Hari Natal) - Christian celebrates the birth of Christ
26 DecTueCuti Bersama - Second day of Christmas. Extra holiday declared by the government

DateDayHoliday
1 JanWedNew Year's Day
14 JanTueMaulidur Rasul - Marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed
31 JanFriChinese New Year
31 MarMonHari Raya Nyepi - Balinese New Year
9 AprWedPublic Holiday - Allow voting in Legislative Elections
18 AprFriGood Friday - International Catholic holiday
1 MayThursLabour Day
15 MayThursWaisak Day - Birth of Buddha
27 MayTueIsra Miraj - Ascension of the Prophet
29 MayThursAscension Day
9 JulWedNational Holiday - To allow voting in the presidential elections
28 JulMonHari Raya Puasa - End of Ramadan
29 JulTueHari Raya Puasa Holiday - Eid Al-Fitr
30 JulWedCuti Bersama - Extra holiday declared by the government
31 JulThursCuti Bersama - Extra holiday declared by the government
1 AugFriCuti Bersama - Extra holiday declared by the government
17 AugSunIndependence Day - Marks the start of the revolution against the Netherlands in 1945
5 SeptSunIdul Adha
25 OctSatMuharram - Islamic New Year
25 DecThursChristmas Day
26 DecFriCuti Bersama - Extra holiday declared by the government

DateDayHoliday
1 JanThursNew Year's Day
3 JanSatMaulidur Rasul - Marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed
19 FebThursChinese New Year
21 MarSatHari Raya Nyepi - Balinese New Year
3 AprFriGood Friday - International Catholic holiday
1 MayFriLabour Day
14 MayThursAscension Day
16 MaySatIsra Miraj - Ascension of the Prophet
2 JunTueWaisak Day - Birth of Buddha
16 JunThursCuti Bersama- Extra holiday declared by the government
17 JulFriHari Raya Puasa - End of Ramadan
18 JulSatHari Raya Puasa Holiday - Eid Al-Fitr
20 JulMonCuti Bersama - Extra holiday declared by the government
21 JulTueCuti Bersama - Extra holiday declared by the government
17 AugMonIndependence Day - Marks the start of the revolution against the Netherlands in 1945
24 SeptThursIdul Adha
14 OctWedMuharram - Islamic New Year
24 DecThursCuti Bersama - Extra holiday declared by the government
25 DecFriChristmas Day

DateDayHoliday
1 JanFriNew Year's Day
7 FebSunChinese New Year
9 MarWedHari Raya Nyepi - Balinese New Year
25 MarFriGood Friday - International Catholic holiday
1 MaySunLabour Day
5 MayThursAscension Day
5 MayThursIsra Miraj - Ascension of the Prophet
21 MaySatWaisak Day - Birth of Buddha
7 JulThursHari Raya Puasa - End of Ramadan
8 JulFriHari Raya Puasa Holiday - Eid Al-Fitr
18 AugThursIndependence Day - Marks the start of the revolution against the Netherlands in 1945
11 SeptSunIdul Adha
2 OctSunMuharram - Islamic New Year
25 DecSunChristmas Day

DateDayHoliday
1 JanMonNew Year's Day
16 FebFriChinese New Year (Imlek)
17 MarSatHari Raya Nyepi - Balinese New Year
30 MarFriGood Friday - International Catholic holiday
13 AprFriIsra Miraj - Ascension of the Prophet
1 MayTueLabour Day (World Labour day)
10 MayThursAscension Day (40 days after Easter)
29 MayTueWaisak Day - Birth of Buddha
15 JunFriHari Raya Puasa - End of Ramadan
16 JunSatHari Raya Puasa Holiday - Eid Al-Fitr
17 AugFriIndependence Day - Marks the start of the revolution against the Netherlands in 1945
22 AugWedIdul Adha
11 SeptTueMuharram - Islamic New Year
20 NovTueMaulidur Rasul
25 DecTueChristmas Day

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