Public Holidays in Morocco in 2017

Morocco Upcoming Holidays in Morocco

Eid Al Mawled
Eid Al Mawled

1 December 2017 This National holiday is in 8 days. Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of...

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2018 This National holiday is in 39 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Proclamation of Independence
Proclamation of Independence

11 January 2018 This National holiday is in 49 days. On 11 January 1944, the Istiqlal (Independence) Party presented a manifesto demanding f...

Morocco List of national public holidays of Morocco in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Wednesday January 11 Jan 11 Proclamation of Independence Anniversary of the Independence Manifesto of 1944
Monday May 01 May 1 Labor Day
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid Sghir The end of Ramadan
Tuesday June 27 Jun 27 Eid Sghir Holiday Government only
Sunday July 30 Jul 30 Enthronement King Mohammed VI's coronation in 1999
Monday August 14 Aug 14 Oued Ed-Dahab Day Allegiance Day
Sunday August 20 Aug 20 Revolution Day Marks King Mohammed V's exile in 1953
Monday August 21 Aug 21 Youth Day Birthday of King Mohammed VI
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Eid Kbir Eid Al-Adha. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Saturday September 02 Sep 2 Eid Kbir Banks and Government only
Friday September 22 Sep 22 Fatih Muharram Islamic New Year
Monday November 06 Nov 6 Green March Day 1975 demonstrations over Province of Sahara
Saturday November 18 Nov 18 Independence Day National Day. Independence from France and Spain in 1956
Friday December 01 Dec 1 Eid Al Mawled


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  • Weekend is Saturday and Sunday
  • If a holiday falls on a weekend, it is generally not moved to a weekday

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