List of national public holidays of Afghanistan in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Afghanistan. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 29, 2018 Jan. 29, 2018 Public Holiday Kabul. To help in aftermath of bombing
Feb. 15, 2018 Feb. 15, 2018 Liberation Day
Feb. 28, 2018 Feb. 28, 2018 Public Holiday Kabul. Due to launch of 'Kabul Process' gathering
March 21, 2018 March 21, 2018 Nowrooz Afghan New Year
March 22, 2018 March 22, 2018 Nowrooz Holiday
April 28, 2018 April 28, 2018 Mujahideen Victory Day
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 International Workers' Day
May 16, 2018 May 16, 2018 Awal Ramdan
June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
June 16, 2018 June 16, 2018 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
June 17, 2018 June 17, 2018 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
Aug. 19, 2018 Aug. 19, 2018 Independence Day National Day
Aug. 20, 2018 Aug. 20, 2018 Day of Arafa
Aug. 21, 2018 Aug. 21, 2018 Eid al-Adha Feast of Scarifice
Aug. 22, 2018 Aug. 22, 2018 Eid al-Adha Holiday
Aug. 23, 2018 Aug. 23, 2018 Eid al-Adha Holiday
Sept. 20, 2018 Sept. 20, 2018 Ashura 10th day of Muslim New Year
Nov. 20, 2018 Nov. 20, 2018 Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad