2011: Belgium

Belgium National public holidays of Belgium in 2011

Saturday January 01 New Years Day
Thursday January 06 Epiphany Not a public holiday
Monday April 25 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Sunday May 01 Labour Day
Sunday May 08 Mothers Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday.
Thursday June 02 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Sunday June 12 Fathers Day 2nd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday.
Monday June 13 Whitmonday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Monday July 11 Celebration of the Golden Spurs Day of the Flemish Community
Thursday July 21 Independence Day National holiday
Monday August 15 Assumption Day Assumption of Mary
Tuesday September 27 French Community Holiday observed only by the French Community
Tuesday November 01 All Saints Day
Wednesday November 02 All Souls day Not a public holiday
Friday November 11 Armistice Day
Tuesday November 15 German Community Day Day of the German-speaking Community of Belgium
Tuesday November 15 Kings Feast Not a public holiday
Tuesday December 06 Saint Nicholas Not a public holiday
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day


National Holiday
Regional Holiday
Not a Public Holiday


  • The three community days are holidays for their government and administrative employees and may also be observed by banks in the community.
  • Bank holidays that fall in a weekend will NOT be held any other day.
  • In Belgium there are twelve 'official' public holidays, though two of them fall on a Sunday - Easter Sunday and Whitsun (Pentecost).
  • Other holidays may also celebrated, but these are not official public holidays.

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