Belgium has a total of 32 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
New Year's Day
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Epiphany
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus; and Jesus’ baptism.
Valentine's Day
Sunday, February 14, 2021 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Belgium (Brussels)
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday, March 28, 2021 Daylight Saving Time starts in Belgium
Good Friday
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 4, 2021 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 5, 2021 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labor Day / May Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Iris Day
Saturday, May 8, 2021 Iris Day is a regional government holiday in Belgium
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 13, 2021 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Day after Ascension Day
Friday, May 14, 2021 Day after Ascension Day is a bank holiday in Belgium
Whit Sunday
Sunday, May 23, 2021 Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Whit Monday
Monday, May 24, 2021 Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Belgium (Brussels)
Day of the Flemish Community
Sunday, July 11, 2021
Belgian National Day
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Belgian National Day is a national holiday in Belgium
Assumption of Mary
Sunday, August 15, 2021 The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
Day of the Walloon Region
Sunday, September 19, 2021 Day of the Walloon Region is a regional government holiday in Belgium
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Belgium (Brussels)
Day of the French Community
Monday, September 27, 2021 Day of the French Community is a regional government holiday in Belgium
Halloween
Sunday, October 31, 2021 Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, October 31, 2021 Daylight Saving Time ends in Belgium
All Saints' Day
Monday, November 1, 2021 Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Armistice Day
Thursday, November 11, 2021 Armistice Day is a national holiday in Belgium
Day of the German-speaking Community
Monday, November 15, 2021 Day of the German-speaking Community is a regional government holiday in Belgium
St. Nicholas Day
Monday, December 6, 2021 St. Nicholas Day is a observance in Belgium
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Belgium (Brussels)
Christmas Eve
Friday, December 24, 2021 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Sunday, December 26, 2021 Boxing Day is a bank holiday in Belgium
New Year's Eve
Friday, December 31, 2021 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.