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Bénin Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 public holidays in Africa, Burkina Faso, EMEA, Niger, Nigeria, Togo and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Bénin 2026 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Bénin official public holidays in 2026 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday
Jan Thursday New Year's Day
Jan Saturday Vaudoun Day (Traditional Religions Day)
Mar Friday Korité (End of Ramadan)
Apr Monday Easter Monday
May Friday Labour Day
May Thursday Ascension Day
May Monday Whit Monday
May Wednesday Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice)
Aug Saturday Independence Day (National Day)
Aug Saturday Assumption Day
Aug Tuesday The Prophet's Birthday (Maouloud)
Nov Sunday All Saints' Day
Dec Friday Christmas Day

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Recent Bénin Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Bénin public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Bénin


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Bénin, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2022-2032).

Bénin Background Information and Links