Turkey has a total of 23 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 downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day in Turkey falls on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar and marks the beginning of a new calendar year.
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020
National Sovereignty and Children's Day
National Sovereignty and Children’s Day in Turkey, observed every April 23, commemorates the Turkish Parliament’s creation and celebrates children’s role in the country’s development.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Labor and Solidarity Day
Labor and Solidarity Day, which falls on May 1 each year, is one of the most controversial holidays in Turkey.
Friday, May 1, 2020
Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day
Many people in Turkey annually observe the Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day on May 19 by attending sports events and remembering Turkey’s War of Independence, which started on this day in 1919.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Ramadan Feast Eve
The Ramadan Feast Eve in Turkey is the last day of fasting during the Islamic month of Ramadan. It is a time when people prepare for the Ramadan Feast.
Saturday, May 23, 2020
Ramadan Feast
The Ramadan Feast is a three-day festival and one of the most important religious holidays in Turkey.
Sunday, May 24, 2020
Ramadan Feast Day 2
Monday, May 25, 2020
Ramadan Feast Day 3
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Democracy and National Unity Day
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Sacrifice Feast Eve
The Sacrifice Feast Eve, in which the date changes every year in the Gregorian calendar, is a time to prepare for the four-day Sacrifice Feast in Turkey.
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Sacrifice Feast
The Sacrifice Feast in Turkey is a time of thanksgiving and remembrance of the poor.
Friday, July 31, 2020
Sacrifice Feast Day 2
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Sacrifice Feast Day 3
Sunday, August 2, 2020
Sacrifice Feast Day 4
Monday, August 3, 2020
Victory Day
Turkey annually celebrates Victory Day on August 30, commemorating the Turkish victory over Greek invaders in 1922.
Sunday, August 30, 2020
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Republic Day Eve
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Republic Day
Republic Day in Turkey, which is on October 29 each year, commemorates the creation of the Turkish Republic in 1923.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Ataturk Memorial Day
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve in Turkey, which is December 31 in the Gregorian calendar, marks the end of a calendar year.
Thursday, December 31, 2020