Public Holidays in Turkey in 2017

Turkey List of national public holidays of Turkey in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Sunday 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
Monday May 01 Labour Day
Friday May 19 Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day Marks the start of the war of independence in 1919
Monday June 26 Ramazan Feast Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday June 27 Ramazan Feast Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Wednesday June 28 Ramazan Feast Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Saturday July 15 Democracy and National Solidarity Day
Monday August 28 Public Holiday Extra holiday
Tuesday August 29 Public Holiday Extra holiday
Wednesday August 30 Victory Day Commemorates a key victory in the Turkish War of Independence in 1922
Friday September 01 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Saturday September 02 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Sunday September 03 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Monday September 04 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Sunday October 29 Republic Day 28 Oct is a Halfday holiday in the afternoon


National Holiday


  • 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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