List of national public holidays of Egypt in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Egypt. 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. 7, 2018 Jan. 7, 2018 Coptic Christmas Day
Jan. 25, 2018 Jan. 25, 2018 Revolution Day January 25 Celebrates the beginning of the Egyptian revolution of 2011
April 8, 2018 April 8, 2018 Coptic Easter Sunday
April 9, 2018 April 9, 2018 Sham El Nessim Monday after Orthodox Easter. Spring Festival
April 25, 2018 April 25, 2018 Sinai Liberation Day Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli forces from the Sinai Peninsula in 1982
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 Labour Day
June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018 End of Ramadan Eid Al Fitr
June 16, 2018 June 16, 2018 End of Ramadan Day 2 Eid Al Fitr
June 17, 2018 June 17, 2018 End of Ramadan Day 3 Eid Al Fitr
June 18, 2018 June 18, 2018 End of Ramadan Day 4 Public sector only
July 1, 2018 July 1, 2018 Revolution Day June 30 Observed on July 1 in 2018
July 23, 2018 July 23, 2018 Revolution Day July 23 National Day. Celebrates the Revolution of 1952
Aug. 20, 2018 Aug. 20, 2018 Arafat Day
Aug. 21, 2018 Aug. 21, 2018 Eid Al Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 22, 2018 Aug. 22, 2018 Eid Al Adha Holiday
Aug. 23, 2018 Aug. 23, 2018 Eid Al Adha Holiday Public sector and banks
Aug. 24, 2018 Aug. 24, 2018 Eid Al Adha Holiday Public sector
Sept. 11, 2018 Sept. 11, 2018 El Hijra Islamic New Year
Oct. 6, 2018 Oct. 6, 2018 Armed Forces Day
Oct. 7, 2018 Oct. 7, 2018 Armed Forces Day Holiday Public sector
Nov. 20, 2018 Nov. 20, 2018 Moulid El Nabi