Holidays in Tunisia 2023

There are 15 public holidays in Tunisia in 2023, seven of which fall on weekends.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2023, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Independence Day
Independence Day is a public holiday in Tunisia, observed on March 20, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of Tunisia's independence from France in 1956.

Martyrs' Day
Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Tunisia, observed on April 9, 2023. The holiday honors those who battled and died for independence from French rule, achieved on March 20, 1956.

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 lasts three days from April 22 to April 24, 2023.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2023, 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.

Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha, also known as the festival of sacrifice, is an important Muslim festival. The holiday lasts two days from June 29 to June 30, 2023, 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 19, 2023.

Republic Day
Republic Day is a public holiday in Tunisia on July 25, 2023. The holiday commemorates when Tunisia overthrew the monarchy and proclaimed the Republic of Tunisia in 1957.

Women's Day
Women's Day is a public holiday in Tunisia on August 13, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the Code of Personal Status adopted in Tunisia in 1956.

The Prophet's Birthday
The holiday, observed on September 27, 2023, 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.

Evacuation Day
Evacuation Day is a public holiday in Tunisia on October 15, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when the French troops withdrew from Bizerta in 1963.

Revolution and Youth Day
Revolution and Youth Day, also known as Tunisian Revolution or Jasmine Revolution, is a public holiday in Tunisia, observed on December 17, 2023. The holiday was celebrated on January 14 before 2021, and marks the day President Ben Ali stepped down from the presidency in 2011.

The following is the list of public holidays in Tunisia 2023.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Independence DayMar 20, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Martyrs' DayApr 09, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Eid al-FitrApr 22, 2023SaturdayPublic Holiday
Eid al-Fitr HolidayApr 23, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Eid al-Fitr HolidayApr 24, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Eid al-AdhaJun 29, 2023ThursdayPublic Holiday
Eid al-Adha HolidayJun 30, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Islamic New YearJul 19, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Republic DayJul 25, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
Women's DayAug 13, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
The Prophet's BirthdaySep 27, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Evacuation DayOct 15, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Revolution and Youth DayDec 17, 2023SundayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Tunisia in 2023.

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