Public Holidays in Turkey in 2018

Turkey Upcoming Holidays in Turkey

Ramazan Feast
Eid al-Fitr Holiday

18 June 2018 This National holiday is Today!. Fourth day of holidays for the festival of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan

Kurban Bayrami
Eid al-Adha

22 August 2018 This National holiday is in 65 days. Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God

Kurban Bayrami Holiday
Eid al-Adha Holiday

23 August 2018 This National holiday is in 66 days. Second day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Turkey List of national public holidays of Turkey in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Monday April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day Celebrates the creation of the Turkish Parliament and highlights the importance of children in the country's development
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day
Saturday May 19 Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day Marks the start of the war of independence in 1919
Friday June 15 Ramazan Feast End of Ramadan
Saturday June 16 Ramazan Feast Holiday
Sunday June 17 Ramazan Feast
Monday June 18 Ramazan Feast Probable holiday
Wednesday August 22 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Thursday August 23 Kurban Bayrami Holiday Sacrifice Feast
Friday August 24 Kurban Bayrami Holiday Sacrifice Feast
Monday August 27 Kurban Bayrami Holiday Probable Holiday
Thursday August 30 Victory Day Commemorates a key victory in the Turkish War of Independence in 1922
Monday October 29 Republic Day 28 Oct is a Halfday holiday in the afternoon


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  • The official holidays in Turkey are established by the Act 2429 of 19 March 1981 that replaced the Act 2739 of 27 May 1935

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