Public Holidays in Maldives in 2018

Maldives Upcoming Holidays in Maldives

Workers' Day
May Day

1 May 2018 This National holiday is in 9 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

First of Ramazan

16 May 2018 This National holiday is in 24 days. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar. It is during this month that Muslims...

Eid-ul Fithr
Eid al-Fitr

15 June 2018 This National holiday is in 54 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

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
Friday June 15 Eid-ul Fithr End of Ramadan
Thursday July 26 Independence Day
Tuesday August 21 Hajj Day Date to be confirmed. Arafat (Haj) Day
Wednesday August 22 Eid-ul Al'haa Sacrifice Feast
Tuesday September 11 Islamic New Year Islamic New Year
Saturday November 03 Victory Day
Friday November 09 Qaumee Dhuvas First day of the month of Rabi' al-awwaw
Sunday November 11 Republic Day
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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