There are 17 public holidays in East Timor (Timor-Leste) in 2024, five of which fall on weekends.
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.
Veterans Day, observed on March 3, 2024, is a public holiday in East Timor (Timor-Leste). The holiday commemorates those who fought for independence during the Indonesian occupation.
Holy Friday, also known as Good Friday, is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed on Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday, March 29, 2024.
Muslims worldwide celebrate this religious holiday, 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.
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.
Restoration of Independence Day
Restoration of Independence Day is a public holiday in East Timor (Timor-Leste), observed on May 20, 2024. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when East Timor was established in 2002.
Corpus Christi celebrates the real presence of the body and blood, soul and divinity of Jesus Christ in the elements of the Eucharist. It is observed on May 30, 2024.
Eid al-Adha, also known as the festival of sacrifice, is an important Muslim festival. The holiday falls on June 16, 2024, and it honors the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God's command.
Popular Consultation Day
Popular Consultation Day is a public holiday in East Timor (Timor-Leste), observed on August 30, 2024. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the 1999 East Timorese independence referendum.
All Saints' Day
All Saints' Day is observed on November 1, 2024, and commemorates all the saints from Christian history, including those known and unknown.
All Souls' Day
This is a day of prayer and remembrance for the souls of those who have died, and it is observed on November 2, 2024.
National Youth Day
National Youth Day is a public holiday observed on November 12, 2024. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the Santa Cruz massacre.
Proclamation of Independence Day
Proclamation of Independence Day is a public holiday in East Timor (Timor-Leste), observed on November 28, 2024. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when East Timor declared independence on this day in 1975.
Memorial Day is a public holiday in East Timor (Timor-Leste), observed on December 7, 2024. The holiday commemorates those who lost their lives fighting for independence during the Indonesian occupation.
Immaculate Conception Day
The holiday is observed on December 8, 2024, and it celebrates the Virgin Mary has been free of original sin from the moment of her conception.
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.
National Heroes Day
National Heroes Day is a public holiday in East Timor (Timor-Leste), observed on December 31, 2024. The holiday commemorates the death anniversary of Nicolau Lobato, the first Prime Minister of East Timor.
The following is the list of public holidays in East Timor (Timor-Leste) in 2024.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Veterans Day||Mar 03, 2024||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Holy Friday||Mar 29, 2024||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Fitr||Apr 10, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Labour Day||May 01, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Restoration of Independence Day||May 20, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Corpus Christi||May 30, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Adha||Jun 16, 2024||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Popular Consultation Day||Aug 30, 2024||Friday||Public Holiday|
|All Saints' Day||Nov 01, 2024||Friday||Public Holiday|
|All Souls' Day||Nov 02, 2024||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|National Youth Day||Nov 12, 2024||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Proclamation of Independence Day||Nov 28, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Memorial Day||Dec 07, 2024||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Immaculate Conception Day||Dec 08, 2024||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|National Heroes Day||Dec 31, 2024||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in East Timor (Timor-Leste) in 2024.