Bank Holidays in Belgium in 2019

Belgium Upcoming Holidays in Belgium

Easter Monday
Easter Monday

22 April 2019 This National holiday is Tomorrow. Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Re...

Labour Day
May Day

1 May 2019 This National holiday is in 10 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Ascension Day
Ascension Day

30 May 2019 This National holiday is in 39 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Belgium List of National Bank holidays of Belgium in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Sunday January 06 Three Kings' Day Not a public holiday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day
Sunday May 12 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 30 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Friday May 31 Ascension Friday Banks are closed
Saturday June 08 Father's Day 2nd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday June 10 Pentecost Monday 7th Monday after Easter
Thursday July 11 Celebration of the Golden Spurs Day of the Flemish Community
Sunday July 21 Independence Day National holiday
Thursday August 15 Assumption Day Assumption of Mary
Friday September 27 French Community Holiday observed only by the French Community
Friday November 01 All Saints Day
Saturday November 02 All Souls' Day Not a public holiday
Monday November 11 Armistice Day
Friday November 15 German Community Day Day of the German-speaking Community of Belgium
Friday November 15 Kings Feast Not a public holiday
Friday December 06 Saint Nicholas Not a public holiday
Wednesday 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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