Bank Holidays in Belgium in 2017

Belgium Upcoming Holidays in Belgium

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 10 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2018 This National holiday is in 17 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Easter Monday
Easter Monday

2 April 2018 This National holiday is in 108 days. Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Re...

Belgium List of National Bank holidays of Belgium in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Friday January 06 Epiphany Not a public holiday
Monday April 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 Labour Day
Sunday May 14 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 25 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Friday May 26 Ascension Friday Banks are closed
Monday June 05 Pentecost Monday 7th Monday after Easter
Sunday June 11 Father's Day 2nd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Tuesday July 11 Celebration of the Golden Spurs Day of the Flemish Community
Friday July 21 Independence Day National holiday
Tuesday August 15 Assumption Day Assumption of Mary
Wednesday September 27 French Community Holiday observed only by the French Community
Wednesday November 01 All Saints' Day
Thursday November 02 All Souls' day Not a public holiday
Saturday November 11 Armistice Day
Wednesday November 15 German Community Day Day of the German-speaking Community of Belgium
Wednesday November 15 Kings Feast Not a public holiday
Wednesday December 06 Saint Nicholas Not a public holiday
Monday December 25 Christmas Day


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • The three community days are holidays for their government and administrative employees and may also be observed by banks in the community.
  • Bank holidays that fall in a weekend will NOT be held any other day.
  • In Belgium there are twelve 'official' public holidays, though two of them fall on a Sunday - Easter Sunday and Whitsun (Pentecost).
  • Other holidays may also celebrated, but these are not official public holidays.

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