Djibouti has a total of 16 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
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Djibouti (Djibouti)
Isra and Miraj
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.
Labor Day / May Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Eid al-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 al-Fitr Holiday
Monday, May 25, 2020 Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a public holiday in Djibouti
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Djibouti (Djibouti)
Independence Day
Saturday, June 27, 2020 Independence Day is a public holiday in Djibouti
Independence Day Holiday
Sunday, June 28, 2020 Independence Day Holiday is a public holiday in Djibouti
Arafat Day
Thursday, July 30, 2020 Arafat Day is a public holiday in Djibouti
Eid al-Adha
Friday, July 31, 2020 Eid al-Adha is a public holiday in Djibouti
Eid al-Adha Holiday
Saturday, August 1, 2020 Eid al-Adha Holiday is a public holiday in Djibouti
Muharram
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 Djibouti (Djibouti)
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 Djibouti (Djibouti)