Maldives has a total of 24 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Presidential Address Holiday
Thursday, February 7, 2019 Presidential Address Holiday is a public holiday in Maldives
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in Maldives (Male)
Election Day Holiday
Sunday, April 7, 2019 Election Day Holiday is a public holiday in Maldives
Labor Day / May Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Ramadan Eve Public Holiday
Sunday, May 5, 2019 Ramadan Eve Public Holiday is a public holiday in Maldives
Ramadan Start
Monday, May 6, 2019 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
Eid ul Fitr
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 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.
Eid al Fitr Holiday
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Eid al Fitr Holiday is a public holiday in Maldives
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in Maldives (Male)
Independence Day
Friday, July 26, 2019 Independence Day is a public holiday in Maldives
Independence Day Holiday
Saturday, July 27, 2019 Independence Day Holiday is a public holiday in Maldives
Hajj Day
Saturday, August 10, 2019 Hajj Day is a public holiday in Maldives
Eid ul Adha
Sunday, August 11, 2019 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.
Eid ul Adha Holiday
Monday, August 12, 2019 Eid ul Adha Holiday is a bank holiday in Maldives
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Saturday, August 31, 2019 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in Maldives (Male)
National Day
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 National Day is a public holiday in Maldives
Victory Day
Sunday, November 3, 2019 Victory Day is a public holiday in Maldives
Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)
Saturday, November 9, 2019 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Holiday
Sunday, November 10, 2019 Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Holiday is a public holiday in Maldives
Republic Day
Monday, November 11, 2019 Republic Day is a public holiday in Maldives
The Day Maldives Embraced Islam
Friday, November 29, 2019 The Day Maldives Embraced Islam is a public holiday in Maldives
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in Maldives (Male)