National Holidays in Egypt in 2022

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When are the next National holidays in Egypt?

Egypt Upcoming Holidays

List of Holidays in Egypt in 2022

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Thursday Coptic Christmas Holiday National Holiday
Friday Coptic Christmas National Holiday
Thursday Revolution Day January 25 (in lieu) National Holiday
Sunday Coptic Easter Sunday National Holiday
Sunday Sinai Liberation Day National Holiday
Monday Sham El Nessim National Holiday Monday after Orthodox Easter. Spring Festival
Sunday Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Monday End of Ramadan National Holiday Eid Al Fitr
Tuesday End of Ramadan Day 2 National Holiday
Wednesday End of Ramadan Day 3 National Holiday
Thursday End of Ramadan Day 4 National Holiday
Thursday Revolution Day June 30 National Holiday
Friday Arafat Day National Holiday
Saturday Eid-el-Kibr National Holiday Feast of the Sacrifice
Sunday Eid-el-Kibr Holiday National Holiday
Monday Eid-el-Kibr Holiday National Holiday
Tuesday Eid-el-Kibr Holiday Government Holiday Public Sector only
Saturday Revolution Day July 23 National Holiday National Day
Saturday El Hijra National Holiday Hijri New Year
Thursday Armed Forces Day National Holiday
Saturday 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.