Bank Holidays in Belgium in 2017

Belgium Upcoming Holidays in Belgium

Labour Day
May Day

1 May 2017 This National holiday is Tomorrow. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Ascension Day
Ascension Day

25 May 2017 This National holiday is in 25 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Whit Monday

5 June 2017 This National holiday is in 36 days. Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Belgium List of National Bank holidays of Belgium in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Friday January 06 Jan 6 Epiphany Not a public holiday
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Sunday May 14 May 14 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 25 May 25 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Friday May 26 May 26 Ascension Friday Banks are closed
Monday June 05 Jun 5 Whitmonday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Sunday June 11 Jun 11 Father's Day 2nd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Tuesday July 11 Jul 11 Celebration of the Golden Spurs Day of the Flemish Community
Friday July 21 Jul 21 Independence Day National holiday
Tuesday August 15 Aug 15 Assumption Day Assumption of Mary
Sunday September 24 Sep 24 French Community Holiday observed only by the French Community
Wednesday November 01 Nov 1 All Saints Day
Thursday November 02 Nov 2 All Souls day Not a public holiday
Saturday November 11 Nov 11 Armistice Day
Wednesday November 15 Nov 15 German Community Day Day of the German-speaking Community of Belgium
Wednesday November 15 Nov 15 Kings Feast Not a public holiday
Wednesday December 06 Dec 6 Saint Nicholas Not a public holiday
Monday December 25 Dec 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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