Public Holidays in Morocco in 2019

Morocco Upcoming Holidays in Morocco

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

Eid Sghir
Eid al-Fitr

5 June 2019 This National holiday is in 16 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan


30 July 2019 This National holiday is in 71 days. Commemorates King Mohammed VI's coronation in 1999

Eid Kbir
Eid al-Adha

12 August 2019 This National holiday is in 84 days. The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on ...

Morocco List of national public holidays of Morocco in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Friday January 11 Proclamation of Independence Anniversary of the Independence Manifesto of 1944
Wednesday May 01 Labor Day
Wednesday June 05 Eid Sghir The end of Ramadan
Tuesday July 30 Enthronement King Mohammed VI's coronation in 1999
Monday August 12 Eid Kbir Eid Al-Adha. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday August 13 Eid Kbir Banks and Government only
Wednesday August 14 Oued Ed-Dahab Day Allegiance Day
Tuesday August 20 Revolution Day Marks King Mohammed V's exile in 1953
Wednesday August 21 Youth Day Birthday of King Mohammed VI
Sunday September 01 Fatih Muharram Islamic New Year
Wednesday November 06 Green March Day 1975 demonstrations over Province of Sahara
Sunday November 10 Eid Al Mawled
Monday November 18 Independence Day National Day. Independence from France and Spain in 1956


National Holiday Government/Public Sector


  • The weekend is Saturday and Sunday, though many workers work on the Saturday.
  • If a holiday falls on a weekend, it is generally not moved to a weekday.

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