Public Holidays in Algeria in 2018

Algeria Upcoming Holidays in Algeria

Note Observance of fasting during the month of Ramadan is currently in effect. This may affect the length of working hours.

Eid al-Fitr

15 June 2018 This National holiday is in 23 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Independence Day
Independence Day

5 July 2018 This National holiday is in 43 days. Marks Independence from France in 1962

Eid ul-Adha
Eid al-Adha

22 August 2018 This National holiday is in 91 days. The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar.

Algeria List of national public holidays of Algeria in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Friday January 12 Yennayer Berber New Year
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day
Friday June 15 Eid-ul-Fitr The end of Ramadan
Thursday July 05 Independence Day Independence from France in 1962
Wednesday August 22 Eid ul-Adha Sacrifice Feast
Tuesday September 11 Muharram Islamic New Year
Thursday September 20 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Thursday November 01 Anniversary of the Revolution Marks the birth of the 'National Liberation Front' in 1954
Tuesday November 20 Mawlid


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  • Since 2009, Algeria has observed a Friday and Saturday weekend.

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