National Holidays in Egypt in 2021

Coronavirus: Travel status Egypt has reopened all its airports for scheduled international traffic. Foreign tourism is limited to resorts in three coastal provinces.  Egypt Coronavirus Travel Guide

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

When are the next National holidays in Egypt?

Egypt Upcoming Holidays

List of Holidays in Egypt in 2021

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Thursday Coptic Christmas National Holiday
Thursday Revolution Day January 25 (in lieu) National Holiday
Sunday Sinai Liberation Day National Holiday
Saturday Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Coptic Easter Sunday National Holiday
Monday Sham El Nessim National Holiday Monday after Orthodox Easter. Spring Festival
Thursday End of Ramadan National Holiday Eid Al Fitr
Friday End of Ramadan Day 2 National Holiday
Saturday End of Ramadan Day 3 National Holiday
Wednesday Revolution Day June 30 National Holiday
Tuesday Eid Al Adha National Holiday Feast of the Sacrifice
Wednesday Eid Al Adha Holiday National Holiday
Thursday Eid Al Adha Holiday National Holiday
Friday Revolution Day July 23 National Holiday National Day
Friday Eid Al Adha Holiday Government Holiday Public Sector only
Tuesday El Hijra National Holiday Hijri New Year
Wednesday Armed Forces Day National Holiday
Tuesday Al-Mouled Al-Nabawy National Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad


  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • Friday and Saturday is the weekend
  • Since 2020, Egypt has observed most mid-week holidays on Thursdays regardless of the day on which they fall and may also move those days to Sundays.