Public Holidays in Turkey in 2018

Turkey Upcoming Holidays in Turkey

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2019 This National holiday is in 14 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

National Sovereignty and Children's Day
National Sovereignty and Children's Day

23 April 2019 This National holiday is in 126 days. The holiday commemorates the first opening of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey at ...

Labour Day
May Day

1 May 2019 This National holiday is in 134 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

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
Sunday July 15 Democracy and National Solidarity Day
Monday August 20 Kurban Bayrami Holiday
Tuesday August 21 Kurban Bayrami Holiday
Wednesday August 22 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Thursday August 23 Kurban Bayrami Holiday
Friday August 24 Kurban Bayrami Holiday
Thursday August 30 Victory Day
Monday 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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