List of national public holidays of Ethiopia in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 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, 2019 Jan. 7, 2019 Ethiopian Christmas Genna
Jan. 19, 2019 Jan. 19, 2019 Epiphany Timket
March 2, 2019 March 2, 2019 Victory of Adwa
April 26, 2019 April 26, 2019 Ethiopian Good Friday Siklet
April 28, 2019 April 28, 2019 Ethiopian Easter Fasika
May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 International Labor Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
May 5, 2019 May 5, 2019 Patriots' Victory Day Arbegnoch Qen
May 28, 2019 May 28, 2019 Downfall of the Derg National Day
June 5, 2019 June 5, 2019 Eid al-Fitre End of Ramadan
Aug. 12, 2019 Aug. 12, 2019 Eid Al Adaha Arefa
Sept. 11, 2019 Sept. 11, 2019 Ethiopian New Year Enkutatash
Sept. 27, 2019 Sept. 27, 2019 Meskel Finding of the True Cross
Nov. 10, 2019 Nov. 10, 2019 Moulid Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed