Public Holidays in Syria

Tucked away in the heart of the Middle East, Syria is a land steeped in ancient history, diverse cultures, and indomitable spirit. Its public holidays not only honor religious faiths and national moments but also express the resilience and unity of its people. Below is a list of Syria's public holidays.

New Year's Day (1st January)

Revolution Day (8th March)

Mother's Day (21st March)

Eid al-Fitr (Date varies based on the lunar calendar)

Eid al-Adha (Date varies based on the lunar calendar)

Assumption of Mary (15th August)

Eid al-Mawlid (Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday; date varies based on the lunar calendar)

Christmas Day (25th December)

Independence Day (17th April)

Syria's public holidays weave a tapestry that mirrors its rich history, diverse religious tapestry, and enduring spirit. Each celebration, religious or national, tells a story of Syria's ancient roots, its cultural mosaic, and its aspirations for a united, peaceful future. In understanding these holidays, one gains a deeper appreciation of the Syrian soul — resilient, diverse, and ever-hopeful.

Upcoming Holidays (next six months)

Christmas Day December 25 Monday Public Holiday
New Year's Day January 01 Monday Public Holiday
Revolution Day March 08 Friday Public Holiday
Mothers' Day March 21 Thursday Public Holiday
Gregorian Easter March 31 Sunday Public Holiday
Eid al-Fitr April 10 Wednesday Public Holiday
Eid al-Fitr Holiday April 11 Thursday Public Holiday
Eid al-Fitr Holiday April 12 Friday Public Holiday
Evacuation Day April 17 Wednesday Public Holiday
Labour Day May 01 Wednesday Public Holiday
Julian Easter May 05 Sunday Public Holiday
Martyrs' Day May 06 Monday Public Holiday

Holidays by year

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