Brunei Darussalam has a total of 26 holidays in 2020. 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
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Chinese New Year
Saturday, January 25, 2020 Chinese New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.
National Day
Sunday, February 23, 2020 National Day is a public holiday in Brunei
National Day observed
Monday, February 24, 2020 National Day is a public holiday in Brunei
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Brunei (Bandar Seri Begawan)
Isra and Mi'raj
Sunday, March 22, 2020 Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
Isra and Mi'raj observed
Monday, March 23, 2020 Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
Ramadan Start
Friday, April 24, 2020 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
Ramadan Start observed
Saturday, April 25, 2020 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
Nuzul Al-Qur'an
Sunday, May 10, 2020 Nuzul Al-Qur'an is a public holiday in Brunei
Nuzul Al-Qur'an observed
Monday, May 11, 2020 Nuzul Al-Qur'an is a public holiday in Brunei
Eid ul Fitr
Sunday, May 24, 2020 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 ul Fitr observed
Monday, May 25, 2020 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
Monday, May 25, 2020 Eid Al Fitr Holiday is a public holiday in Brunei
Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day
Sunday, May 31, 2020 Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day is a public holiday in Brunei
Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day observed
Monday, June 1, 2020 Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day is a public holiday in Brunei
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Brunei (Bandar Seri Begawan)
Sultan's Birthday
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Sultan's Birthday is a public holiday in Brunei
Eid ul Adha
Friday, July 31, 2020 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 observed
Saturday, August 1, 2020 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.
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Thursday, August 20, 2020 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Brunei (Bandar Seri Begawan)
Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)
Thursday, October 29, 2020 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Brunei (Bandar Seri Begawan)
Christmas Day
Friday, December 25, 2020 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day observed
Saturday, December 26, 2020 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.