Public Holidays in Egypt in 2014

Egypt List of National Public holidays of Egypt in 2014

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 07 Coptic Christmas Day
Tuesday January 14 Moulid El Nabi
Saturday January 25 Revolution Day January 25 Celebrates the beginning of the Egyptian revolution of 2011
Sunday April 20 Coptic Easter Sunday
Monday April 21 Sham El Nessim Monday after Orthodox Easter. Spring Festival
Friday April 25 Sinai Liberation Day
Thursday May 01 Labour Day
Tuesday May 27 Public Holiday Presidential Elections. Public Sector
Sunday June 08 Public Holiday Presidential Inauguration
Wednesday July 23 Revolution Day July 23 National Day. Celebrates the Revolution of 1952
Monday July 28 End of Ramadan Eid Al Fitr
Tuesday July 29 End of Ramadan Day 2 Eid Al Fitr
Wednesday July 30 End of Ramadan Day 3 Eid Al Fitr
Saturday October 04 Arafat (Haj) Day Arafat Day or Day of Arafa is the second day of the Haj
Sunday October 05 Eid Al Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Monday October 06 Armed Forces Day
Monday October 06 Eid Al Adha Holiday
Tuesday October 07 Eid Al Adha Holiday Banks and Public Sector
Wednesday October 08 Eid Al Adha Holiday Public Sector only
Saturday October 25 El Hijra Islamic New Year


National Holiday Government/Public Sector


  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • In Egypt, the weekend is Friday and Saturday
  • National holidays are celebrated across the country, with government offices and ministries closed

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