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Global Holidays and Observances 2019

This page contains a table of the list of globally observed public holidays and non-holiday observances for the calendar year 2019.*

The list of global holidays for the calendar year 2019 is:


Date Weekday Holiday or Observance Calendar
Tuesday Western New Year
Sunday Epiphany
Monday Orthodox Christmas orthodox
Monday Orthodox New Year orthodox
Tuesday Tamil Thai Pongal Day solar
Sunday Aquarius (UTC) solar
Monday Thaipusam hindu solar
Tuesday Chinese New Year / Spring Festival chinese lunar
Tuesday Dangpa Losar / Bhutanese New Year (Year of the Female Earth Pig) bhutanese lunar
Tuesday Losar / Tibetan New Year tibetan lunar
Tuesday Seol-nal / Korean New Year korean lunar
Tuesday Tet Nguyen Dan / Vietnamese New Year vietnamese lunar
Tuesday Tsagaan Sar / Mongolian New Year (Year of the Yellow Sow) mongolian lunar
Monday Pisces (UTC) solar
Monday Maha Shivaratree hindu lunar
Tuesday Shrove Tuesday / Carnival easter
Wednesday Ash Wednesday easter
Friday International Women's Day
Monday Orthodox Clean Monday orth. easter
Tuesday Orthodox Shrove Tuesday orth. easter
Wednesday Orthodox Ash Wednesday orth. easter
Wednesday Aries (UTC) solar
Wednesday Vernal Equinox / Spring (UTC) solar
Thursday Holi Phagwa hindu lunar
Thursday Purim jewish
Wednesday Mi-Carême / Mid-Lent easter
Wednesday Lailat al Miraj / The Prophet's Ascension (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Friday Qing Ming Jie / Tomb Sweeping Day chinese solar
Saturday Ougadi / Ugaadi hindu lunar
Saturday Laotian New Year
Sunday Cambodian New Year solar
Sunday Palm Sunday easter
Sunday Ram Navami hindu lunar
Wednesday Burmese New Year
Wednesday Mahavir Jayanti / Janma Kalyanak hindu lunar
Thursday Maundy Thursday easter
Friday Good Friday easter
Saturday Lailat al Bara'a / Night of Emancipation (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Saturday Pesach / Jewish Passover jewish
Saturday Taurus (UTC) solar
Sunday Easter easter
Monday Easter Monday easter
Friday Orthodox Good Friday orth. easter
Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday orth. easter
Sunday Orthodox Easter orth. easter
Monday Orthodox Easter Monday orth. easter
Wednesday International Labour Day
Monday Start of Ramadan (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Friday Great Prayer Day easter
Tuesday Gemini (UTC) solar
Wednesday Nuzul Quran / Revelation of the Qur'an (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Thursday Ascension Day easter
Friday Jumatul Bidah / Friday of Farewell (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Saturday Lailat al Qadr / Night of Destiny (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Tuesday Eid al Fitr / End of Ramadan (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Friday Duan Wu Jie / Dragon Boat Festival chinese lunar
Sunday Shavuot jewish
Sunday Whit Sunday / Pentecost easter
Monday Whit Monday easter
Monday Orthodox Pentecost Monday orth. easter
Thursday Corpus Christi easter
Friday Cancer (UTC) solar
Friday Summer Solstice / Summer (UTC) solar
Tuesday Leo (UTC) solar
Saturday Arafat Day (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Sunday Eid al Adha / Feast of Sacrifice (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Thursday Assumption
Saturday Parsi New Year zoroastrian
Friday Virgo (UTC) solar
Saturday Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1441) (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Monday Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi / Chaturthi Paksha hindu lunar
Monday Ashura (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Wednesday Onam / Thiruonam hindu solar
Friday Zhong Qu Jie / Mid Autumn Festival chinese lunar
Monday Autumnal Equinox / Fall (UTC) solar
Monday Libra (UTC) solar
Monday Rosh Hashanah / Jewish New Year (5780) jewish
Tuesday Dassain hindu lunar
Wednesday Yom Kippur jewish
Monday Canadian Thanksgiving
Monday Sukkot jewish
Thursday Magal de Touba (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Wednesday Scorpio (UTC) solar
Sunday Northern Deepavali / Diwali Amavasya hindu lunar
Sunday Southern Deepavali / Diwali Krisna Chaturdasi hindu lunar
Thursday Reformation Day
Friday All Saints' Day
Saturday All Souls' Day
Saturday Mawlid an Nabi / The Prophet's Birthday (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Tuesday Guru Nanak Jayanti hindu lunar
Saturday Baptism of the Prophet (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Friday Sagittarius (UTC) solar
Thursday US Thanksgiving
Sunday First Sunday in Advent
Sunday Immaculate Conception
Sunday Second Sunday in Advent
Sunday Third Sunday in Advent
Sunday Capricorn (UTC) solar
Sunday Fourth Sunday in Advent
Sunday Winter Solstice / Winter (UTC) solar
Wednesday Western Christmas
Thursday Boxing Day / Saint Stephen's Day
Tuesday Western New Year's Eve

* The actual date of most global public holidays, and non-holiday observances, differs from one country, region or state, to another. To get the exact date when one of the holidays, above, is observed in a specific country, region or state, please refer to our listings of official worldwide public holidays by country or by date.