Public Holidays in Belgium in 2019

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Belgium 2019
Belgium
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Belgium List of Holidays in Belgium in 2019

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Tuesday New Year's Day Public Holiday
Sunday Three Kings' Day Not A Public Holiday Not a public holiday
Sunday Easter Sunday Public Holiday
Monday Easter Monday Public Holiday
Wednesday Labour Day Public Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May
Thursday Ascension Day Public Holiday 39 days after Easter Sunday
Friday Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks are closed
Sunday Father's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Sunday Pentecost Sunday Public Holiday 50 Days after Easter
Monday Pentecost Monday Public Holiday 7th Monday after Easter
Thursday Celebration of the Golden Spurs Regional Holiday Day of the Flemish Community
Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday National holiday
Thursday Assumption Day Public Holiday
Friday French Community Holiday Regional Holiday
Friday All Saints' Day Public Holiday
Saturday All Souls' Day Not A Public Holiday Not a public holiday
Monday Armistice Day Public Holiday
Friday German Community Day Regional Holiday
Friday King's Feast Not A Public Holiday Not a public holiday
Friday Feast of St. Nicholas Not A Public Holiday Not a public holiday
Wednesday Christmas Day Public Holiday

Notes

  • If a public holiday coincides with a Sunday or an ordinary day of inactivity in the undertaking (usually Saturday), it should before or after that date be replaced by another day of rest (substitute day) which must be fixed on an ordinary day of activity. In this case, the public holiday loses its character of public holiday and the substitute day becomes the actual public holiday.
  • In Belgium there are twelve 'official' public holidays, though two of them fall on a Sunday - Easter Sunday and Whitsun (Pentecost).
  • The three community days are holidays for their government and administrative employees and may also be observed by banks in the community.