Lebanon has a total of 23 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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New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||January 1||National holiday|
|St Maron's Day
||Saturday||February 9||National holiday|
|Feast of the Annunciation
||Monday||March 25||National holiday|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||April 19||National holiday|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
|Sunday||April 21||Common local holiday|
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
|Monday||April 22||National holiday|
|Orthodox Good Friday
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world annually observe Good Friday to commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
|Orthodox Easter Day
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
||Wednesday||May 1||National holiday|
|Liberation and Resistance Day
Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
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|
|Feast of the Assumption
||Thursday||August 15||National holiday|
Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
|Sunday||September 1||National holiday|
|Nativity of Mary
|First Day of Ashura
||Monday||September 9||National holiday|
|All Saints' Day
|The Prophet'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|
||Friday||November 22||National holiday|
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Wednesday||December 25||National holiday|