Brunei Darussalam has a total of 20 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.
Day off for New Year's Day
Saturday, January 2, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Chinese New Year
Friday, February 12, 2021 Chinese New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.
Day off for Chinese New Year
Saturday, February 13, 2021 Chinese New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.
National Day
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 National Day is a public holiday in Brunei
Isra and Mi'raj
Thursday, March 11, 2021 Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Brunei (Bandar Seri Begawan)
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.
Nuzul Al-Qur'an
Thursday, April 29, 2021 Nuzul Al-Qur'an is a public holiday in Brunei
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
Saturday, May 15, 2021 Eid Al Fitr Holiday is a public holiday in Brunei
Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day
Monday, May 31, 2021 Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day is a public holiday in Brunei
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Brunei (Bandar Seri Begawan)
Sultan's Birthday
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Sultan's Birthday is a public holiday in Brunei
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.
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 Brunei (Bandar Seri Begawan)
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.
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Brunei (Bandar Seri Begawan)
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.