List of national public holidays of Ethiopia in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Ethiopia. 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 Ethiopian Christmas Genna
Jan. 19, 2018 Jan. 19, 2018 Epiphany Timket
March 2, 2018 March 2, 2018 Victory of Adwa
April 6, 2018 April 6, 2018 Ethiopian Good Friday Siklet
April 8, 2018 April 8, 2018 Ethiopian Easter Fasika
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 International Labor Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
May 5, 2018 May 5, 2018 Patriots' Victory Day Arbegnoch Qen
May 28, 2018 May 28, 2018 Downfall of the Derg National Day
June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018 Eid al-Fitre End of Ramadan
Aug. 22, 2018 Aug. 22, 2018 Eid Al Adaha Arefa
Sept. 11, 2018 Sept. 11, 2018 Ethiopian New Year Enkutatash
Sept. 27, 2018 Sept. 27, 2018 Meskel Finding of the True Cross
Nov. 20, 2018 Nov. 20, 2018 Moulid Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed