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Global Holidays and Observances 2022

This page contains a table of the list of globally observed public holidays and non-holiday observances for the calendar year 2022* (you may also be interested in bank holidays and public holidays, listed by country or listed by date).

The list of global holidays for the calendar year 2022 is:

Date Weekday Holiday or Observance Calendar
Saturday Western New Year
Thursday Epiphany
Friday Orthodox Christmas orthodox
Friday Orthodox New Year orthodox
Friday Tamil Thai Pongal Day solar
Tuesday Thaipusam hindu solar
Thursday Aquarius (UTC) solar
Tuesday Chinese New Year / Spring Festival chinese lunar
Tuesday Seol-nal / Korean New Year korean lunar
Tuesday Tet Nguyen Dan / Vietnamese New Year vietnamese lunar
Wednesday Tsagaan Sar / Mongolian New Year (Year of the Water Tiger) mongolian lunar
Friday Pisces (UTC) solar
Monday Lailat al Miraj / The Prophet's Ascension (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Tuesday Maha Shivaratree hindu lunar
Tuesday Shrove Tuesday / Carnival easter
Wednesday Ash Wednesday easter
Thursday Dangpa Losar / Bhutanese New Year (Year of the Male Water Tiger) bhutanese lunar
Thursday Losar / Tibetan New Year tibetan lunar
Monday Orthodox Clean Monday orth. easter
Tuesday International Women's Day
Tuesday Orthodox Shrove Tuesday orth. easter
Wednesday Orthodox Ash Wednesday orth. easter
Thursday Purim jewish
Friday Holi Phagwa hindu lunar
Friday Lailat al Bara'a / Night of Emancipation (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Sunday Aries (UTC) solar
Sunday Vernal Equinox / Spring (UTC) solar
Wednesday Mi-Carême / Mid-Lent easter
Saturday Ougadi / Ugaadi hindu lunar
Saturday Start of Ramadan (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Tuesday Qing Ming Jie / Tomb Sweeping Day chinese solar
Sunday Palm Sunday easter
Sunday Ram Navami hindu lunar
Wednesday Laotian New Year
Thursday Cambodian New Year solar
Thursday Mahavir Jayanti / Janma Kalyanak hindu lunar
Thursday Maundy Thursday easter
Friday Good Friday easter
Saturday Pesach / Jewish Passover jewish
Sunday Burmese New Year
Sunday Easter easter
Monday Easter Monday easter
Monday Nuzul Quran / Revelation of the Qur'an (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Wednesday Taurus (UTC) solar
Friday Orthodox Good Friday orth. easter
Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday orth. easter
Sunday Orthodox Easter orth. easter
Monday Orthodox Easter Monday orth. easter
Thursday Lailat al Qadr / Night of Destiny (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Friday Jumatul Bidah / Friday of Farewell (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Sunday International Labour Day
Monday Eid al Fitr / End of Ramadan (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Friday Great Prayer Day easter
Saturday Gemini (UTC) solar
Thursday Ascension Day easter
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
Tuesday Cancer (UTC) solar
Tuesday Summer Solstice / Summer (UTC) solar
Friday Arafat Day (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Saturday Eid al Adha / Feast of Sacrifice (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Friday Leo (UTC) solar
Saturday Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1444) (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Monday Ashura (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Monday Assumption
Tuesday Parsi New Year zoroastrian
Tuesday Virgo (UTC) solar
Wednesday Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi / Chaturthi Paksha hindu lunar
Thursday Onam / Thiruonam hindu solar
Saturday Zhong Qu Jie / Mid Autumn Festival chinese lunar
Wednesday Magal de Touba (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Friday Autumnal Equinox / Fall (UTC) solar
Friday Libra (UTC) solar
Monday Rosh Hashanah / Jewish New Year (5783) jewish
Wednesday Dassain hindu lunar
Wednesday Yom Kippur jewish
Saturday Mawlid an Nabi / The Prophet's Birthday (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Monday Canadian Thanksgiving
Monday Sukkot jewish
Saturday Baptism of the Prophet (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Sunday Scorpio (UTC) solar
Monday Northern Deepavali / Diwali Amavasya hindu lunar
Monday Southern Deepavali / Diwali Krisna Chaturdasi hindu lunar
Monday Reformation Day
Tuesday All Saints' Day
Wednesday All Souls' Day
Tuesday Guru Nanak Jayanti hindu lunar
Tuesday Sagittarius (UTC) solar
Thursday US Thanksgiving
Sunday First Sunday in Advent
Sunday Second Sunday in Advent
Thursday Immaculate Conception
Sunday Third Sunday in Advent
Sunday Fourth Sunday in Advent
Wednesday Capricorn (UTC) solar
Wednesday Winter Solstice / Winter (UTC) solar
Sunday Western Christmas
Monday Boxing Day / Saint Stephen's Day
Saturday Western New Year's Eve

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