Public Holidays in Libya in 2018

Libya Upcoming Holidays in Libya

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

Eid ul-Fitr
Eid al-Fitr

15 June 2018 This National holiday is in 20 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Eid Al Fitr Holiday
Eid al-Fitr Holiday

16 June 2018 This National holiday is in 21 days. Second day of holidays for the festival of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan

Arafat Day
Arafat Day

21 August 2018 This National holiday is in 87 days. Second day of the Hajj pilgrimage. Named after the geographical area Arafa where the Pr...

Libya List of national public holidays of Libya in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Saturday February 17 February 17th Revolution
Tuesday May 01 Labor Day
Friday June 15 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Saturday June 16 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Tuesday August 21 Arafat Day Date to be confirmed. Arafat (Haj) Day
Wednesday August 22 Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Thursday August 23 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Friday August 24 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday September 11 Hijri New Year Islamic New Year
Sunday September 16 Martyr's Day
Tuesday October 23 Liberation Day
Tuesday November 20 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Monday December 24 Independence Day


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  • The weekend is observed on a Friday and Saturday

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