Egypt has a total of 25 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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Holiday Weekday Date Type
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.
Friday April 26 Observance
Coptic Holy Saturday
The Saturday before Easter Sunday is also known as Holy Saturday for many Orthodox churches worldwide.
Saturday April 27 Observance
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
Spring Festival
Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
Monday April 29 National holiday
Labor Day
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
Arafat Day
Sunday August 11 National holiday
Eid al-Adha
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
Thursday August 15 Observance
Muharram
Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Sunday September 1 National holiday
Nayrouz
Thursday September 12 Observance
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