Holidays in Syria 2024

There are 19 public holidays in Syria in 2024, two of which fall on weekends: Friday and Saturday.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2024, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Revolution Day
Revolution Day is a public holiday in Syria on May 8, 2024. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the 1963 Syrian coup, also known as the 8 March Revolution, when the Ba'ath Party successfully seized power.

Mothers' Day
Mothers' Day is a public holiday in Syria, observed on March 21, 2024. The holiday is in honor of motherhood. People celebrate Mother's Day in different forms and on different days worldwide. The original celebration can be trackback to the ancient Greeks and Romans, while the modern Mother's Day celebrations started in the United States in the early 20th century.

Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday is an important Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter Sunday is a public holiday in many countries. It falls on March 31, 2024, in Western churches and May 5, 2024, in Eastern churches.

Eid al-Fitr
This is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide celebrating the end of a month of fasting. The holiday falls on the first day of Syawal, the 10th month of the Islamic calendar. The holiday falls on April 10, 2024.

Independence Day
Independence Day is a public holiday in Syria, observed on April 17, 2024. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of Syria's independence from France in 1946.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2024, and it celebrates the achievements of workers. The holiday originates in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.

Martyrs' Day
Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Syria, observed on May 6, 2024. The holiday commemorates the Ottoman Empire's anniversary of executing the Syrian and Lebanese nationalists on May 6, 1916. The Ottoman Empire conquered Lebanon and Syria in 1516 and ruled the area until 1918 when World War I ended.

Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha, also known as the festival of sacrifice, is an important Muslim festival. The holiday falls on June 17, 2024, and it honors the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God's command.

Islamic New Year
Islamic New Year marks the beginning of the Islamic lunar calendar year, and it is observed on the first day of the month of Muharram, which is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It falls on July 7, 2024.

The Prophet's Birthday
The holiday, observed on September 16, 2024, commemorates the birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad, an Arab religious and political leader and the founder of Islam. Muhammad was born around 570 AD in Mecca and was a deeply spiritual man spending time in meditation.

Tishreen Liberation Day
Tishreen Liberation Day, observed on October 6, 2024, commemorates the anniversary of the beginning of the Yom Kippur War, fought between Israel and the coalition of Arab states led by Egypt and Syria in 1973.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2024, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.

The following is the list of public holidays in Syria 2024.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Revolution DayMar 08, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Mothers' DayMar 21, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday
Easter SundayMar 31, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
Eid al-FitrApr 10, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Eid al Fitr HolidayApr 11, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday
Eid al Fitr HolidayApr 12, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Independence DayApr 17, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Labour dayMay 01, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Orthodox Easter SundayMay 05, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
Martyrs' DayMay 06, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Eid al-AdhaJun 17, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Eid al Adha HolidayJun 18, 2024TuesdayPublic Holiday
Eid al Adha HolidayJun 19, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Eid al Adha HolidayJun 20, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday
Islamic New YearJul 07, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
The Prophet's BirthdaySep 16, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Tishreen Liberation DayOct 06, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Syria in 2024.

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