Jul 2018

Public Holidays in August 2018

Sep 2018
USA Public Holidays  Diversity Month: American Indian Heritage Month
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Barbados Barbados: Emancipation Day
Benin Benin: Independence Day
DR Congo DR Congo: Parents' Day
Switzerland Switzerland: National Day
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Bermuda Bermuda: Emancipation Day
Costa Rica Costa Rica: Virgin of Los Angeles Day
Macedonia Macedonia: Republic Day
3
Bermuda Bermuda: Somers Day
Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea: Freedom Day
Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau: Pidjiguoiti Day
Niger Niger: Independence Day
Rwanada Rwanada: Umuganura Day
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El Salvador El Salvador: Fiestas Patronales Holiday
India India (regional): Ker Puja
5
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso: Independence Day
Croatia Croatia: Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day
El Salvador El Salvador (regional): Fiestas Patronales Holiday
6
Anguilla Anguilla: August Monday
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda: J'Ouvert
Australia Australia (regional): Picnic Day
Australia Australia (regional): Bank Holiday
Bahamas Bahamas: Emancipation Day
Barbados Barbados: Kadooment Day
Bolivia Bolivia: Independence Day
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso: Independence Day Holiday
Canada Canada (regional): Civic Day
Canada Canada (regional): Heritage Day
El Salvador El Salvador (regional): Fiesta de San Salvador
Iceland Iceland: Commerce Day
India India (regional): Bonalu
Ireland Ireland: August Holiday
Spain Spain (regional): Our Lady of Africa
Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands: Emancipation Day Holiday
United Kingdom United Kingdom (regional): August Bank Holiday
Zambia Zambia: Farmers' Day
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Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda: Last Lap
Colombia Colombia: Battle of Boyacá
Ivory Coast Ivory Coast: Independence Day
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis: Culturama Day
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Tanzania Tanzania: Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day
Various Various: Father's Day
9
Anguilla Anguilla: August Thursday
Singapore Singapore: National Day
South Africa South Africa: National Women's Day
Suriname Suriname: Indigenous People's Day
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Anguilla Anguilla: Constitution Day
Ecuador Ecuador: Independence Day
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Chad Chad: Independence Day
India India (regional): Karkkadaka Vavu
Japan Japan: Mountain Day
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Thailand Thailand: Mother's Day
Various Various: Eid al-Adha
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Central African Republic Central African Republic: Independence Day
Grenada Grenada: Carnival Monday
India India (regional): Patriot's Day
Thailand Thailand: H.M. Queens Birthday Holiday
Tunisia Tunisia: Women's Day
Various Various: Father's Day
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Heroes' Day
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Grenada Grenada: Carnival Tuesday
Morocco Morocco: Oued Ed-Dahab Day
Pakistan Pakistan: Independence Day
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia: Eid al-Adha Holiday
Vatican City Vatican City: Vigil of Assumption Day
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Defence Forces Day
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Australia Australia (regional): Royal Queensland Show
Bangladesh Bangladesh: National Mourning Day
Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea: Constitution Day
India India: Independence Day
Liechtenstein Liechtenstein: Liechtenstein National Day
North Korea North Korea: National Liberation Day
Paraguay Paraguay: Founding of Asunción
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia: Eid al-Adha Holiday
South Korea South Korea: Liberation Day
Various Various: Assumption Day
Various Various: Assumption of Mary
Venezuela Venezuela: Assumption Holiday
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Dominican Republic Dominican Republic: Restoration Day
Gabon Gabon: Independence Day Holiday
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia: Eid al-Adha Holiday
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India India (regional): Parsi New Year
Indonesia Indonesia: Independence Day
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Afghanistan Afghanistan: Independence Day
Qatar Qatar: Eid al-Adha Holiday
20
Argentina Argentina: St Martins Day
Canada Canada (regional): Discovery Day
Colombia Colombia: Assumption Holiday
Estonia Estonia: Independence Restoration Day
Hungary Hungary: Saint Stephens Day
Morocco Morocco: Revolution Day
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates: Arafat (Haj) Day
Various Various: Arafat Day
Various Various: Eid al-Adha Holiday
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Morocco Morocco: Youth Day
Philippines Philippines: Ninoy Aquino Day
Various Various: Arafat Day
Various Various: Eid al-Adha
Various Various: Eid al-Adha Holiday
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Various Various: Eid al-Adha
Various Various: Hari Raya Haji
Various Various: Eid al-Adha Holiday
23
Pakistan Pakistan: Eid ul-Azha Day 2
Various Various: Eid al-Adha Holiday
Various Various (regional): Hari Raya Haji Holiday
24
India India (regional): First Onam
Liberia Liberia: Flag Day
Ukraine Ukraine: Indpendence Day
Various Various: Eid al-Adha Holiday
25
India India (regional): Thiruvonam
North Korea North Korea: Day of Songun
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Nikini Full Moon Poya
Uruguay Uruguay: Independence day
Various Various: Eid al-Adha Holiday
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India India (regional): Third Onam
India India (regional): Raksha Bandhan
Various Various: Eid al-Adha Holiday
27
Gibraltar Gibraltar: Late Summer Bank Holiday
India India (regional): Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti
Isle of Man Isle of Man: Summer Bank Holiday
Moldova Moldova: Independence Day
Namibia Namibia: Heroes' Day (observed)
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea: National Repentance Day (in lieu)
Philippines Philippines: National Heroes Day
Qatar Qatar: Eid al-Adha Holiday
United Kingdom United Kingdom (regional): August Bank Holiday
28
Georgia Georgia: Saint Mary's Day
India India (regional): Ayankali Jayanthi
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Slovakia Slovakia: Slovak National Uprising anniversary
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East Timor East Timor: Popular Consultation Day
Iran Iran: Eid-e-Ghadir
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Public Holiday
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Constitution Day
Peru Peru: Santa Rosa De Lima
Turkey Turkey: Victory Day
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India India (regional): Tithi of Sri Sri Madhav Dev
Malaysia Malaysia: National Day
Moldova Moldova: National Language Day
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago: Independence Day
 


Public Holidays: August 2018

Day Date Country Holiday
Wed 1st Barbados Barbados Emancipation Day
Wed 1st Benin Benin Independence Day
Wed 1st Switzerland Switzerland National Day
Wed 1st DR Congo DR Congo Parents' Day
Thu 2nd Bermuda Bermuda Emancipation Day
Thu 2nd Macedonia Macedonia Republic Day
Thu 2nd Costa Rica Costa Rica Virgin of Los Angeles Day
Fri 3rd Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea Freedom Day
Fri 3rd Niger Niger Independence Day
Fri 3rd Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau Pidjiguoiti Day
Fri 3rd Bermuda Bermuda Somers Day
Fri 3rd Rwanada Rwanada Umuganura Day
Sat 4th El Salvador El Salvador Fiestas Patronales Holiday
Sat 4th India India Ker Puja
Sun 5th El Salvador El Salvador Fiestas Patronales Holiday
Sun 5th Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Independence Day
Sun 5th Croatia Croatia Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day
Mon 6th United Kingdom United Kingdom August Bank Holiday
Mon 6th Ireland Ireland August Holiday
Mon 6th Anguilla Anguilla August Monday
Mon 6th Australia Australia Bank Holiday
Mon 6th India India Bonalu
Mon 6th Canada Canada Civic Day
Mon 6th Iceland Iceland Commerce Day
Mon 6th Bahamas Bahamas Emancipation Day
Mon 6th Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands Emancipation Day Holiday
Mon 6th Zambia Zambia Farmers' Day
Mon 6th El Salvador El Salvador Fiesta de San Salvador
Mon 6th Canada Canada Heritage Day
Mon 6th Bolivia Bolivia Independence Day
Mon 6th Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Independence Day Holiday
Mon 6th Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda J'Ouvert
Mon 6th Barbados Barbados Kadooment Day
Mon 6th Spain Spain Our Lady of Africa
Mon 6th Australia Australia Picnic Day
Tue 7th Colombia Colombia Battle of Boyacá
Tue 7th Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis Culturama Day
Tue 7th Ivory Coast Ivory Coast Independence Day
Tue 7th Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Last Lap
Wed 8th Various Various Father's Day
Wed 8th Tanzania Tanzania Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day
Thu 9th Anguilla Anguilla August Thursday
Thu 9th Suriname Suriname Indigenous People's Day
Thu 9th Singapore Singapore National Day
Thu 9th South Africa South Africa National Women's Day
Fri 10th Anguilla Anguilla Constitution Day
Fri 10th Ecuador Ecuador Independence Day
Sat 11th Chad Chad Independence Day
Sat 11th India India Karkkadaka Vavu
Sat 11th Japan Japan Mountain Day
Sun 12th Various Various Eid al-Adha
Sun 12th Thailand Thailand Mother's Day
Mon 13th Grenada Grenada Carnival Monday
Mon 13th Various Various Father's Day
Mon 13th Thailand Thailand H.M. Queens Birthday Holiday
Mon 13th Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Heroes' Day
Mon 13th Central African Republic Central African Republic Independence Day
Mon 13th India India Patriot's Day
Mon 13th Tunisia Tunisia Women's Day
Tue 14th Grenada Grenada Carnival Tuesday
Tue 14th Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Defence Forces Day
Tue 14th Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Eid al-Adha Holiday
Tue 14th Pakistan Pakistan Independence Day
Tue 14th Morocco Morocco Oued Ed-Dahab Day
Tue 14th Vatican City Vatican City Vigil of Assumption Day
Wed 15th Various Various Assumption Day
Wed 15th Venezuela Venezuela Assumption Holiday
Wed 15th Various Various Assumption of Mary
Wed 15th Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea Constitution Day
Wed 15th Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Eid al-Adha Holiday
Wed 15th Paraguay Paraguay Founding of Asunción
Wed 15th India India Independence Day
Wed 15th South Korea South Korea Liberation Day
Wed 15th Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Liechtenstein National Day
Wed 15th North Korea North Korea National Liberation Day
Wed 15th Bangladesh Bangladesh National Mourning Day
Wed 15th Australia Australia Royal Queensland Show
Thu 16th Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Eid al-Adha Holiday
Thu 16th Gabon Gabon Independence Day Holiday
Thu 16th Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Restoration Day
Fri 17th Indonesia Indonesia Independence Day
Fri 17th India India Parsi New Year
Sun 19th Qatar Qatar Eid al-Adha Holiday
Sun 19th Afghanistan Afghanistan Independence Day
Mon 20th United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Arafat (Haj) Day
Mon 20th Various Various Arafat Day
Mon 20th Colombia Colombia Assumption Holiday
Mon 20th Canada Canada Discovery Day
Mon 20th Various Various Eid al-Adha Holiday
Mon 20th Estonia Estonia Independence Restoration Day
Mon 20th Morocco Morocco Revolution Day
Mon 20th Hungary Hungary Saint Stephens Day
Mon 20th Argentina Argentina St Martins Day
Tue 21st Various Various Arafat Day
Tue 21st Various Various Eid al-Adha
Tue 21st Various Various Eid al-Adha Holiday
Tue 21st Philippines Philippines Ninoy Aquino Day
Tue 21st Morocco Morocco Youth Day
Wed 22nd Various Various Eid al-Adha
Wed 22nd Various Various Eid al-Adha Holiday
Wed 22nd Various Various Hari Raya Haji
Thu 23rd Various Various Eid al-Adha Holiday
Thu 23rd Pakistan Pakistan Eid ul-Azha Day 2
Thu 23rd Various Various Hari Raya Haji Holiday
Fri 24th Various Various Eid al-Adha Holiday
Fri 24th India India First Onam
Fri 24th Liberia Liberia Flag Day
Fri 24th Ukraine Ukraine Indpendence Day
Sat 25th North Korea North Korea Day of Songun
Sat 25th Various Various Eid al-Adha Holiday
Sat 25th Uruguay Uruguay Independence day
Sat 25th Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Nikini Full Moon Poya
Sat 25th India India Thiruvonam
Sun 26th Various Various Eid al-Adha Holiday
Sun 26th India India Raksha Bandhan
Sun 26th India India Third Onam
Mon 27th United Kingdom United Kingdom August Bank Holiday
Mon 27th Qatar Qatar Eid al-Adha Holiday
Mon 27th Namibia Namibia Heroes' Day (observed)
Mon 27th Moldova Moldova Independence Day
Mon 27th Gibraltar Gibraltar Late Summer Bank Holiday
Mon 27th Philippines Philippines National Heroes Day
Mon 27th Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea National Repentance Day (in lieu)
Mon 27th India India Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti
Mon 27th Isle of Man Isle of Man Summer Bank Holiday
Tue 28th India India Ayankali Jayanthi
Tue 28th Georgia Georgia Saint Mary's Day
Wed 29th Slovakia Slovakia Slovak National Uprising anniversary
Thu 30th Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Constitution Day
Thu 30th Iran Iran Eid-e-Ghadir
Thu 30th East Timor East Timor Popular Consultation Day
Thu 30th Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Public Holiday
Thu 30th Peru Peru Santa Rosa De Lima
Thu 30th Turkey Turkey Victory Day
Fri 31st Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day
Fri 31st Malaysia Malaysia National Day
Fri 31st Moldova Moldova National Language Day
Fri 31st India India Tithi of Sri Sri Madhav Dev

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August

Originally called Sextilis by the Romans. In 8 BC it was renamed in honor of Augustus. It was chosen to honour his victories in this month.

The Anglo-Saxons called August "weod-monath" (weed month)