2014: Belgium

Belgium National public holidays of Belgium in 2014

Wednesday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 06 Epiphany Not a public holiday
Monday April 21 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Thursday May 01 Labour Day
Sunday May 11 Mothers Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday.
Thursday May 29 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Friday May 30 Ascension Friday Banks are closed
Sunday June 08 Fathers Day 2nd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday.
Monday June 09 Whitmonday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Friday July 11 Celebration of the Golden Spurs Day of the Flemish Community
Monday July 21 Independence Day National holiday
Friday August 15 Assumption Day Assumption of Mary
Saturday September 27 French Community Holiday observed only by the French Community
Saturday November 01 All Saints Day
Sunday November 02 All Souls day Not a public holiday
Tuesday November 11 Armistice Day
Saturday November 15 German Community Day Day of the German-speaking Community of Belgium
Saturday November 15 Kings Feast Not a public holiday
Saturday December 06 Saint Nicholas Not a public holiday
Thursday 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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