Years: 2022 2023 2024

Somalia Public Holidays List 2023

Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Somalia year 2023

S.no.DateHolidayType
101 Jan, SundayNew YearNational holiday
218 Feb, SaturdayIsra and Mi'rajCommon local holiday
321 Mar, TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
422 Apr, SaturdayEid al-FitrNational holiday
523 Apr, SundayEid al-Fitr HolidayCommon local holiday
601 May, MondayMay DayNational holiday
718 May, ThursdayRestoration of Somaliland SovereigntyCommon local holiday
819 May, FridayRestoration of Somaliland Sovereignty HolidayCommon local holiday
921 Jun, WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
1026 Jun, MondayIndependence DayNational holiday
1129 Jun, ThursdayEid al-AdhaNational holiday
1230 Jun, FridayEid al-Adha HolidayCommon local holiday
1301 Jul, SaturdayRepublic DayCommon local holiday
1419 Jul, WednesdayMuharramCommon local holiday
1528 Jul, FridayAshuraNational holiday
1623 Sep, SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
1727 Sep, WednesdayThe Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
1822 Dec, FridayDecember SolsticeSeason

New Year (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.

Isra and Mi'raj (18 Feb) : Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.

March Equinox (21 Mar) : March Equinox in Somalia (Mogadishu)

Eid al-Fitr (22 Apr) : Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.

Eid al-Fitr Holiday (23 Apr) : Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a common local holiday in Somalia

May Day (01 May) : Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.

Restoration of Somaliland Sovereignty (18 May) : Restoration of Somaliland Sovereignty is a common local holiday in Somalia

Restoration of Somaliland Sovereignty Holiday (19 May) : Restoration of Somaliland Sovereignty Holiday is a common local holiday in Somalia

June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Somalia (Mogadishu)

Independence Day (26 Jun) : Independence Day is a public holiday in Somalia

Eid al-Adha (29 Jun) : Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.

Eid al-Adha Holiday (30 Jun) : Eid al-Adha Holiday is a common local holiday in Somalia

Republic Day (01 Jul) : Republic Day is a common local holiday in Somalia

Muharram (19 Jul) : Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.

Ashura (28 Jul) : Ashura is a public holiday in Somalia

September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Somalia (Mogadishu)

The Prophet's Birthday (27 Sep) : Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Somalia (Mogadishu)