Public Holidays in Morocco in 2016

Morocco Upcoming Holidays in Morocco

Eid Al Mawled
Eid Al Mawled

12 December 2016 This National holiday is in 9 days. Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of...

New Years Day
New Years Day

1 January 2017 This National holiday is in 29 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Proclamation of Independence
Proclamation of Independence

11 January 2017 This National holiday is in 39 days. On 11 January 1944, the Istiqlal (Independence) Party presented a manifesto demanding f...

Morocco List of national public holidays of Morocco in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday January 11 Jan 11 Proclamation of Independence Anniversary of the Independence Manifesto of 1944
Sunday May 01 May 1 Labor Day
Wednesday July 06 Jul 6 Eid Sghir Holiday Government only
Thursday July 07 Jul 7 Eid Sghir The end of Ramadan
Saturday July 30 Jul 30 Enthronement King Mohammed VI's coronation in 1999
Sunday August 14 Aug 14 Oued Ed-Dahab Day Allegiance Day
Saturday August 20 Aug 20 Revolution Day Marks King Mohammed V's exile in 1953
Sunday August 21 Aug 21 Youth Day Birthday of King Mohammed VI
Monday September 12 Sep 12 Eid Kbir Eid Al-Adha. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday September 13 Sep 13 Eid Kbir Banks and Government only
Sunday October 02 Oct 2 Fatih Muharram Islamic New Year
Sunday November 06 Nov 6 Green March Day 1975 demonstrations over Province of Sahara
Friday November 18 Nov 18 Independence Day National Day. Independence from France and Spain in 1956
Monday December 12 Dec 12 Eid Al Mawled


National Holiday Government/Public Sector


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

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