Turkey has a total of 21 holidays in 2022. 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
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day in Turkey falls on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar and marks the beginning of a new calendar year.
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Turkey (Istanbul)
National Sovereignty and Children's Day
Saturday, April 23, 2022 National Sovereignty and Children’s Day in Turkey, observed every April 23, commemorates the Turkish Parliament’s creation and celebrates children’s role in the country’s development.
Labor and Solidarity Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor and Solidarity Day, which falls on May 1 each year, is one of the most controversial holidays in Turkey.
Ramadan Feast Eve
Sunday, May 1, 2022 The Ramadan Feast Eve in Turkey is the last day of fasting during the Islamic month of Ramadan. It is a time when people prepare for the Ramadan Feast.
Ramadan Feast
Monday, May 2, 2022 The Ramadan Feast is a three-day festival and one of the most important religious holidays in Turkey.
Ramadan Feast Holiday
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Ramadan Feast Holiday is a national holiday in Turkey
Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day
Thursday, May 19, 2022 Many people in Turkey annually observe the Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day on May 19 by attending sports events and remembering Turkey’s War of Independence, which started on this day in 1919.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Turkey (Istanbul)
Sacrifice Feast Eve
Friday, July 8, 2022 The Sacrifice Feast Eve, in which the date changes every year in the Gregorian calendar, is a time to prepare for the four-day Sacrifice Feast in Turkey.
Sacrifice Feast
Saturday, July 9, 2022 The Sacrifice Feast in Turkey is a time of thanksgiving and remembrance of the poor.
Sacrifice Feast Holiday
Sunday, July 10, 2022 Sacrifice Feast Holiday is a national holiday in Turkey
Eid al Adha Public Sector Holiday
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 Eid al Adha Public Sector Holiday is a holiday for public servants in Turkey
Democracy and National Unity Day
Friday, July 15, 2022 Democracy and National Unity Day is a national holiday in Turkey
Victory Day
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 Turkey annually celebrates Victory Day on August 30, commemorating the Turkish victory over Greek invaders in 1922.
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Turkey (Istanbul)
Republic Day Eve
Friday, October 28, 2022 Republic Day Eve is a half day in Turkey
Republic Day
Saturday, October 29, 2022 Republic Day in Turkey, which is on October 29 each year, commemorates the creation of the Turkish Republic in 1923.
Ataturk Commemoration Day
Thursday, November 10, 2022 Ataturk Commemoration Day is a observance in Turkey
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Turkey (Istanbul)
New Year's Eve
Saturday, December 31, 2022 New Year’s Eve in Turkey, which is December 31 in the Gregorian calendar, marks the end of a calendar year.
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