Egypt has a total of 29 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|January 1 Bank Holiday
||Tuesday||January 1||Common local holiday|
|Coptic Christmas Day
||Monday||January 7||National holiday|
|Revolution Day January 25
||Friday||January 25||National holiday|
|Sinai Liberation Day
||Thursday||April 25||National holiday|
|Coptic Good Friday
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world annually observe Good Friday to commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
|Coptic Holy Saturday
The Saturday before Easter Sunday is also known as Holy Saturday for many Orthodox churches worldwide.
|Coptic Easter Sunday
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
|Sunday||April 28||National holiday|
Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
|Monday||April 29||National holiday|
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Wednesday||May 1||National holiday|
|Eid el Fitr
Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
|Wednesday||June 5||National holiday|
|Eid el Fitr Day 2
||Thursday||June 6||National holiday|
|Eid el Fitr Day 3
||Friday||June 7||National holiday|
|June 30 Revolution
||Sunday||June 30||National holiday|
|July 1 Bank Holiday
||Monday||July 1||Common local holiday|
|Revolution Day July 23
||Tuesday||July 23||National holiday|
||Sunday||August 11||National holiday|
Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
|Monday||August 12||National holiday|
|Eid al-Adha Day 2
||Tuesday||August 13||National holiday|
|Eid al-Adha Day 3
||Wednesday||August 14||National holiday|
|Eid al-Adha Day 4
||Thursday||August 15||National holiday|
|Flooding of the Nile
Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
|Sunday||September 1||National holiday|
|Armed Forces Day
||Sunday||October 6||National holiday|
|Prophet Mohamed's birthday
Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
|Sunday||November 10||National holiday|