Egypt has a total of 30 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
Coptic Christmas Day
Thursday, January 7, 2021 Coptic Christmas Day is a national holiday in Egypt
Revolution Day January 25
Monday, January 25, 2021 Revolution Day January 25 is a observance in Egypt
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Egypt (Cairo)
Sinai Liberation Day
Sunday, April 25, 2021 Sinai Liberation Day is a national holiday in Egypt
Day off for Sinai Liberation Day
Thursday, April 29, 2021 Sinai Liberation Day is a national holiday in Egypt
Coptic Good Friday
Friday, April 30, 2021 Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world annually observe Good Friday to commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
Coptic Holy Saturday
Saturday, May 1, 2021 The Saturday before Easter Sunday is also known as Holy Saturday for many Orthodox churches worldwide.
Labor Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Coptic Easter Sunday
Sunday, May 2, 2021 Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
Spring Festival
Monday, May 3, 2021 Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
Eid el Fitr Holiday
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Eid el Fitr Holiday is a national holiday in Egypt
Eid el 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 el Fitr Holiday
Friday, May 14, 2021 Eid el Fitr Holiday is a national holiday in Egypt
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Egypt (Cairo)
June 30 Revolution
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 June 30 Revolution is a national holiday in Egypt
July 1 Bank Holiday
Thursday, July 1, 2021 July 1 Bank Holiday is a bank holiday in Egypt
Arafat Day
Monday, July 19, 2021 Arafat Day is a national holiday in Egypt
Eid al-Adha
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-Adha Day 2
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Eid al-Adha Day 2 is a national holiday in Egypt
Eid al-Adha Day 3
Thursday, July 22, 2021 Eid al-Adha Day 3 is a national holiday in Egypt
Eid al-Adha Day 4
Friday, July 23, 2021 Eid al-Adha Day 4 is a bank holiday in Egypt
Revolution Day July 23
Friday, July 23, 2021 Revolution Day July 23 is a national holiday in Egypt
Muharram
Monday, August 9, 2021 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Flooding of the Nile
Sunday, August 15, 2021 Flooding of the Nile is a observance in Egypt
Ashura
Thursday, August 19, 2021 Ashura is a observance in Egypt
Nayrouz
Saturday, September 11, 2021 Nayrouz is a observance in Egypt
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Egypt (Cairo)
Armed Forces Day
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Armed Forces Day is a national holiday in Egypt
Prophet Mohamed'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 Egypt (Cairo)