Public Holidays in Morocco in 2016

Morocco List of national public holidays of Morocco in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 11 Proclamation of Independence Anniversary of the Independence Manifesto of 1944
Sunday May 01 Labor Day
Wednesday July 06 Eid Sghir Holiday Government only
Thursday July 07 Eid Sghir The end of Ramadan
Saturday July 30 Enthronement King Mohammed VI's coronation in 1999
Sunday August 14 Oued Ed-Dahab Day Allegiance Day
Saturday August 20 Revolution Day Marks King Mohammed V's exile in 1953
Sunday August 21 Youth Day Birthday of King Mohammed VI
Monday September 12 Eid Kbir Eid Al-Adha. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday September 13 Eid Kbir Banks and Government only
Sunday October 02 Fatih Muharram Islamic New Year
Sunday November 06 Green March Day 1975 demonstrations over Province of Sahara
Friday November 18 Independence Day National Day. Independence from France and Spain in 1956
Monday December 12 Eid Al Mawled


National Holiday Government/Public Sector


  • Weekend is Saturday and Sunday
  • If a holiday falls on a weekend, it is generally not moved to a weekday

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