Public Holidays in Maldives in 2018

Maldives List of national public holidays of Maldives in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Tuesday May 01 Workers' Day
Wednesday May 16 First of Ramazan
Thursday May 17 Ramazan Holiday If Ramadan starts on 16 May
Friday June 15 Eid-ul Fithr End of Ramadan
Thursday July 26 Independence Day
Sunday July 29 Independence Day Holiday
Sunday August 19 Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday Sacrifice Feast
Monday August 20 Hajj Day Arafat (Haj) Day
Tuesday August 21 Eid-ul Al'haa Sacrifice Feast
Wednesday August 22 Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday Sacrifice Feast
Thursday August 23 Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday Sacrifice Feast
Tuesday September 11 Islamic New Year Islamic New Year
Tuesday September 18 Public Holiday For victory in SAFF Cup
Sunday September 23 Public Holiday Presidential Elections
Saturday November 03 Victory Day
Friday November 09 Qaumee Dhuvas First day of the month of Rabi' al-awwaw
Sunday November 11 Republic Day
Sunday November 18 Public Holiday Day after Presidential inauguration
Tuesday November 20 Mawlid al-Nabi
Saturday December 08 The Day Maldives Embraced Islam First day of the month of Rabi' al-thani
Monday December 31 New Year's Eve Banks are closed


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • The weekend is observed on a Friday and Saturday

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