Maldives has a total of 17 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.
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Maldives (Male)
Ramadan Start
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.
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.
Eid ul 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 Maldives
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Maldives (Male)
Hajj Day
Monday, July 19, 2021 Hajj Day is a public holiday in Maldives
Eid ul 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.
Independence Day
Monday, July 26, 2021 Independence Day is a public holiday in Maldives
Independence Day Holiday
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Independence Day Holiday is a public holiday in Maldives
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Maldives (Male)
Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)
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.
Victory Day
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Victory Day is a public holiday in Maldives
Republic Day
Thursday, November 11, 2021 Republic Day is a public holiday in Maldives
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Maldives (Male)