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Global Holidays and Observances 2028

This page contains a table of the list of globally observed public holidays and non-holiday observances for the calendar year 2028* (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 2028 is:

Date Weekday Holiday or Observance Calendar
Saturday Western New Year
Thursday Epiphany
Friday Orthodox Christmas orthodox
Wednesday Lailat al Bara'a / Night of Emancipation (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Friday Orthodox New Year orthodox
Saturday Tamil Thai Pongal Day solar
Thursday Aquarius (UTC) solar
Wednesday Chinese New Year / Spring Festival chinese lunar
Wednesday Tet Nguyen Dan / Vietnamese New Year vietnamese lunar
Thursday Seol-nal / Korean New Year korean lunar
Friday Start of Ramadan (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Wednesday Thaipusam hindu solar
Sunday Nuzul Quran / Revelation of the Qur'an (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Saturday Pisces (UTC) solar
Wednesday Lailat al Qadr / Night of Destiny (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Wednesday Maha Shivaratree hindu lunar
Friday Jumatul Bidah / Friday of Farewell (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Saturday Dangpa Losar / Bhutanese New Year (Year of the Male Earth Monkey) bhutanese lunar
Saturday Eid al Fitr / End of Ramadan (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Saturday Losar / Tibetan New Year tibetan lunar
Saturday Tsagaan Sar / Mongolian New Year (Year of the Earth Male Monkey) mongolian lunar
Monday Orthodox Clean Monday orth. easter
Tuesday Orthodox Shrove Tuesday orth. easter
Tuesday Shrove Tuesday / Carnival easter
Wednesday Ash Wednesday easter
Wednesday Orthodox Ash Wednesday orth. easter
Wednesday International Women's Day
Saturday Holi Phagwa hindu lunar
Sunday Purim jewish
Monday Aries (UTC) solar
Monday Vernal Equinox / Spring (UTC) solar
Thursday Mi-Carême / Mid-Lent easter
Monday Ougadi / Ugaadi hindu lunar
Tuesday Qing Ming Jie / Tomb Sweeping Day chinese solar
Tuesday Ram Navami hindu lunar
Friday Mahavir Jayanti / Janma Kalyanak hindu lunar
Sunday Palm Sunday easter
Tuesday Pesach / Jewish Passover jewish
Thursday Cambodian New Year solar
Thursday Laotian New Year
Thursday Maundy Thursday easter
Friday Good Friday easter
Friday Orthodox Good Friday orth. easter
Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday orth. easter
Sunday Easter easter
Sunday Orthodox Easter orth. easter
Monday Burmese New Year
Monday Easter Monday easter
Monday Orthodox Easter Monday orth. easter
Wednesday Taurus (UTC) solar
Monday International Labour Day
Thursday Arafat Day (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Friday Eid al Adha / Feast of Sacrifice (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Friday Great Prayer Day easter
Saturday Gemini (UTC) solar
Thursday Ascension Day easter
Thursday Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1450) (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Sunday Duan Wu Jie / Dragon Boat Festival chinese lunar
Wednesday Shavuot jewish
Saturday Ashura (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Sunday Whit Sunday / Pentecost easter
Monday Orthodox Pentecost Monday orth. easter
Monday Whit Monday easter
Thursday Corpus Christi easter
Tuesday Cancer (UTC) solar
Tuesday Summer Solstice / Summer (UTC) solar
Tuesday Magal de Touba (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Saturday Leo (UTC) solar
Thursday Mawlid an Nabi / The Prophet's Birthday (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Thursday Baptism of the Prophet (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Monday Parsi New Year zoroastrian
Tuesday Assumption
Tuesday Virgo (UTC) solar
Wednesday Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi / Chaturthi Paksha hindu lunar
Friday Onam / Thiruonam hindu solar
Thursday Rosh Hashanah / Jewish New Year (5789) jewish
Friday Autumnal Equinox / Fall (UTC) solar
Friday Libra (UTC) solar
Wednesday Dassain hindu lunar
Saturday Yom Kippur jewish
Tuesday Zhong Qu Jie / Mid Autumn Festival chinese lunar
Thursday Sukkot jewish
Monday Canadian Thanksgiving
Tuesday Northern Deepavali / Diwali Amavasya hindu lunar
Tuesday Southern Deepavali / Diwali Krisna Chaturdasi hindu lunar
Sunday Scorpio (UTC) solar
Tuesday Reformation Day
Wednesday All Saints' Day
Thursday All Souls' Day
Tuesday Sagittarius (UTC) solar
Thursday US Thanksgiving
Saturday Guru Nanak Jayanti hindu lunar
Sunday First Sunday in Advent
Friday Immaculate Conception
Sunday Second Sunday in Advent
Thursday Lailat al Miraj / The Prophet's Ascension (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Sunday Third Sunday in Advent
Thursday Capricorn (UTC) solar
Thursday Winter Solstice / Winter (UTC) solar
Sunday Fourth Sunday in Advent
Monday Western Christmas
Tuesday Boxing Day / Saint Stephen's Day
Sunday Lailat al Bara'a / Night of Emancipation (Umm al-Qura) muslim
Sunday 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.