France has a total of 27 holidays in 2024. 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
Monday, January 1, 2024 New Year's Day is the first day of the year in France.
Ramadan Start
Monday, March 11, 2024 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in France (Paris)
Good Friday
Friday, March 29, 2024 Good Friday is an occasion for Christians in France to commemorate Jesus Christ’s crucifixion.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, March 31, 2024 Many Christians in France celebrate Jesus Christ's resurrection on Easter Sunday.
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday, March 31, 2024 Daylight Saving Time starts in France
Easter Monday
Monday, April 1, 2024 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Eid al-Fitr
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 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.
Labor Day / May Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 People in France give loved ones flowers and may celebrate or campaign for workers' rights on May Day, also known as Labor Day.
WWII Victory Day
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 WWII Victory Day marks the anniversary of the official end of World War II and is a public holiday in France.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 9, 2024 Ascension Day marks the day that Jesus ascended to heaven, according to Christian belief.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, May 19, 2024 Pentecost Sunday is 50 days after Easter Sunday. It marks the Holy Spirit's descent onto Jesus' followers, according to Christian belief.
Whit Monday
Monday, May 20, 2024 Pentecost Monday is the day after Pentecost Sunday. It is a public holiday in France.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 26, 2024 Mothers and mother figures are honored with cards, gifts and other acts of kindness on Mothers’ Day in France.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 16, 2024 Families across France remember their fathers and father figures on Fathers’ Day on the third Sunday in June.
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in France (Paris)
Bastille Day
Sunday, July 14, 2024 Bastille Day is an occasion to honor the French Republic. It is a public holiday in France.
Assumption of Mary
Thursday, August 15, 2024 The Feast of the Assumption of Mary is an occasion for Catholics to honor the belief that God assumed the Virgin Mary to heaven.
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in France (Paris)
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, October 27, 2024 Daylight Saving Time ends in France
All Saints' Day
Friday, November 1, 2024 All Saints' Day celebrates all Christian saints, particularly those who have no special feast days of their own. It is a public holiday in France.
Armistice Day
Monday, November 11, 2024 Armistice Day marks the anniversary of the end of World War I. It is a public holiday in France.
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in France (Paris)
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24, 2024 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and is an important occasion for many French families.
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 Christmas Day is an occasion for Christians to celebrate Jesus Christ's birth. It is public holiday in France.
St Stephen's Day
Thursday, December 26, 2024 St Stephen's Day is an occasion for Christians to honor St Stephen's life and is a public holiday in France's Alsace-Moselle region.
New Year's Eve
Tuesday, December 31, 2024 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
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