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Global Holidays and Observances 2024

This page contains a table of the list of globally observed public holidays and non-holiday observances for the calendar year 2024* (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 2024 is:

Date Weekday Holiday or Observance Calendar
Monday Western New Year
Saturday Epiphany
Sunday Orthodox Christmas orthodox
Sunday Orthodox New Year orthodox
Monday Tamil Thai Pongal Day solar
Saturday Aquarius (UTC) solar
Thursday Thaipusam hindu solar
Thursday Lailat al Miraj / The Prophet's Ascension (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Saturday Chinese New Year / Spring Festival chinese lunar
Saturday Dangpa Losar / Bhutanese New Year (Year of the Male Wood Dragon) bhutanese lunar
Saturday Losar / Tibetan New Year tibetan lunar
Saturday Seol-nal / Korean New Year korean lunar
Saturday Tet Nguyen Dan / Vietnamese New Year vietnamese lunar
Saturday Tsagaan Sar / Mongolian New Year (Year of the Wood Male Dragon) mongolian lunar
Tuesday Shrove Tuesday / Carnival easter
Wednesday Ash Wednesday easter
Monday Pisces (UTC) solar
Sunday Lailat al Bara'a / Night of Emancipation (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Thursday Mi-Carême / Mid-Lent easter
Friday International Women's Day
Friday Maha Shivaratree hindu lunar
Monday Start of Ramadan (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Monday Orthodox Clean Monday orth. easter
Tuesday Orthodox Shrove Tuesday orth. easter
Wednesday Aries (UTC) solar
Wednesday Orthodox Ash Wednesday orth. easter
Wednesday Vernal Equinox / Spring (UTC) solar
Sunday Palm Sunday easter
Sunday Purim jewish
Monday Holi Phagwa hindu lunar
Wednesday Nuzul Quran / Revelation of the Qur'an (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Thursday Maundy Thursday easter
Friday Good Friday easter
Sunday Easter easter
Monday Easter Monday easter
Thursday Qing Ming Jie / Tomb Sweeping Day chinese solar
Friday Jumatul Bidah / Friday of Farewell (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Saturday Lailat al Qadr / Night of Destiny (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Tuesday Ougadi / Ugaadi hindu lunar
Wednesday Eid al Fitr / End of Ramadan (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Saturday Cambodian New Year solar
Saturday Laotian New Year
Wednesday Burmese New Year
Wednesday Ram Navami hindu lunar
Friday Taurus (UTC) solar
Sunday Mahavir Jayanti / Janma Kalyanak hindu lunar
Tuesday Pesach / Jewish Passover jewish
Friday Great Prayer Day easter
Wednesday International Labour Day
Friday Orthodox Good Friday orth. easter
Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday orth. easter
Sunday Orthodox Easter orth. easter
Monday Orthodox Easter Monday orth. easter
Thursday Ascension Day easter
Sunday Whit Sunday / Pentecost easter
Monday Gemini (UTC) solar
Monday Whit Monday easter
Thursday Corpus Christi easter
Monday Duan Wu Jie / Dragon Boat Festival chinese lunar
Wednesday Shavuot jewish
Saturday Arafat Day (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Sunday Eid al Adha / Feast of Sacrifice (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Thursday Cancer (UTC) solar
Thursday Summer Solstice / Summer (UTC) solar
Monday Orthodox Pentecost Monday orth. easter
Sunday Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1446) (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Tuesday Ashura (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Monday Leo (UTC) solar
Thursday Assumption
Thursday Parsi New Year zoroastrian
Thursday Magal de Touba (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Thursday Virgo (UTC) solar
Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi / Chaturthi Paksha hindu lunar
Sunday Mawlid an Nabi / The Prophet's Birthday (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Sunday Onam / Thiruonam hindu solar
Tuesday Zhong Qu Jie / Mid Autumn Festival chinese lunar
Sunday Autumnal Equinox / Fall (UTC) solar
Sunday Baptism of the Prophet (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Sunday Libra (UTC) solar
Thursday Rosh Hashanah / Jewish New Year (5785) jewish
Saturday Dassain hindu lunar
Saturday Yom Kippur jewish
Monday Canadian Thanksgiving
Thursday Sukkot jewish
Tuesday Scorpio (UTC) solar
Thursday Reformation Day
Thursday Southern Deepavali / Diwali Krisna Chaturdasi hindu lunar
Friday All Saints' Day
Friday Northern Deepavali / Diwali Amavasya hindu lunar
Saturday All Souls' Day
Friday Guru Nanak Jayanti hindu lunar
Thursday Sagittarius (UTC) solar
Thursday US Thanksgiving
Sunday First Sunday in Advent
Sunday Immaculate Conception
Sunday Second Sunday in Advent
Sunday Third Sunday in Advent
Saturday Capricorn (UTC) solar
Saturday Winter Solstice / Winter (UTC) solar
Sunday Fourth Sunday in Advent
Wednesday Western Christmas
Thursday Boxing Day / Saint Stephen's Day
Tuesday 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.