Afghanistan has a total of 18 holidays in 2021. 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
Liberation Day
Monday, February 15, 2021 Liberation Day is a public holiday in Afghanistan
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Afghanistan (Kabul)
Sunday, March 21, 2021 Nauruz is a public holiday in Afghanistan
First Day of Ramadan
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
Afghan Victory Day
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Afghan Victory Day is a public holiday in Afghanistan
Labor Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Eid al-Fitr
Thursday, May 13, 2021 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
Friday, May 14, 2021 Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a public holiday in Afghanistan
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Afghanistan (Kabul)
Day of Arafat
Monday, July 19, 2021 Day of Arafat is a public holiday in Afghanistan
Eid al-Qurban
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 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 al-Qurban Holiday
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Eid al-Qurban Holiday is a public holiday in Afghanistan
Independence Day (National Day)
Thursday, August 19, 2021 Independence Day (National Day) is a public holiday in Afghanistan
Thursday, August 19, 2021 Ashura is a public holiday in Afghanistan
Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day
Thursday, September 9, 2021 Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day is a public holiday in Afghanistan
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Afghanistan (Kabul)
The Prophet's Birthday
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Afghanistan (Kabul)
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