Turkey has a total of 22 holidays in 2023. 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
Sunday, January 1, 2023 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
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Turkey (Istanbul)
Ramadan Feast Eve
Thursday, April 20, 2023 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
Friday, April 21, 2023 The Ramadan Feast is a three-day festival and one of the most important religious holidays in Turkey.
Ramadan Feast Holiday
Saturday, April 22, 2023 Ramadan Feast Holiday is a national holiday in Turkey
National Sovereignty and Children's Day
Sunday, April 23, 2023 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.
Ramadan Feast Holiday
Sunday, April 23, 2023 Ramadan Feast Holiday is a national holiday in Turkey
Labor and Solidarity Day
Monday, May 1, 2023 Labor and Solidarity Day, which falls on May 1 each year, is one of the most controversial holidays in Turkey.
Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day
Friday, May 19, 2023 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
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Turkey (Istanbul)
Sacrifice Feast Holiday
Monday, June 26, 2023 Sacrifice Feast Holiday is a national holiday in Turkey
Sacrifice Feast Eve
Tuesday, June 27, 2023 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
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 The Sacrifice Feast in Turkey is a time of thanksgiving and remembrance of the poor.
Sacrifice Feast Holiday
Thursday, June 29, 2023 Sacrifice Feast Holiday is a national holiday in Turkey
Democracy and National Unity Day
Saturday, July 15, 2023 Democracy and National Unity Day is a national holiday in Turkey
Victory Day
Wednesday, August 30, 2023 Turkey annually celebrates Victory Day on August 30, commemorating the Turkish victory over Greek invaders in 1922.
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Turkey (Istanbul)
Republic Day Eve
Saturday, October 28, 2023 Republic Day Eve is a half day in Turkey
Republic Day
Sunday, October 29, 2023 Republic Day in Turkey, which is on October 29 each year, commemorates the creation of the Turkish Republic in 1923.
Ataturk Commemoration Day
Friday, November 10, 2023 Ataturk Commemoration Day is a observance in Turkey
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Turkey (Istanbul)
New Year's Eve
Sunday, December 31, 2023 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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