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Egypt Public Holidays


Public Holidays in Egypt

If you are travelling to Egypt, it's worth considering the dates of the Egyptian public holidays.

Bear in mind that throughout the lunar month of Ramadam Muslims are fasting and so normal business hours may be interrupted. Most tourist hotels are not affected however.

The list below shows the main public, bank & national holidays in Egypt.

Egyptian Public Holidays
Monday 9 January - Coptic Christmas Day

Saturday 4 February - Moulid El Nabi - The Prophets Birthday

Sunday 15 April - Sham el Nessim - Coptic Easter

Wednesday 25 April - Sinai Liberation Day

Tuesday 1 May - Labour Day

Monday 23 July - National Day - Revolution Day

19 August - Ramadan Bairam Feast - Iftar Bayram - Eid al-Fitr

Saturday 6 October - Armed Forces Day

Friday 26 OCtober - Grand Sacrifice Feast - Al Adha

Monday January 7th - Coptic Christmas Day

Thursday January 24th - Moulid El Nabi - The Prophets Birthday

Friday January 25th - Egyptian Revolution Day

Thursday April 25th - Sinai Liberation Day

Wednesday May 1st - Labour Day

Sunday May 5th - Sham el Nessim - Coptic Easter

Tuesday July 23rd - National Day - Revolution Day

Thursday August 8th - Ramadan Bairam Feast - Iftar Bayram - Eid al-Fitr

Sunday October 6th - Armed Forces Day

Tuesday October 15th - Grand Sacrifice Feast - Al Adha

To view public holidays for other countries & locations in the world, try our Worldwide Public Holidays section


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