List of national public holidays of Turkey in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Turkey. 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. 1, 2018 Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
April 23, 2018 April 23, 2018 National Sovereignty and Children's Day Celebrates the creation of the Turkish Parliament and highlights the importance of children in the country's development
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 Labour Day
May 19, 2018 May 19, 2018 Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day Marks the start of the war of independence in 1919
June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018 Ramazan Feast End of Ramadan
June 16, 2018 June 16, 2018 Ramazan Feast Holiday
June 17, 2018 June 17, 2018 Ramazan Feast
June 18, 2018 June 18, 2018 Ramazan Feast Probable holiday
July 15, 2018 July 15, 2018 Democracy and National Solidarity Day
Aug. 20, 2018 Aug. 20, 2018 Kurban Bayrami Holiday
Aug. 21, 2018 Aug. 21, 2018 Kurban Bayrami Holiday
Aug. 22, 2018 Aug. 22, 2018 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Aug. 23, 2018 Aug. 23, 2018 Kurban Bayrami Holiday
Aug. 24, 2018 Aug. 24, 2018 Kurban Bayrami Holiday
Aug. 30, 2018 Aug. 30, 2018 Victory Day
Oct. 29, 2018 Oct. 29, 2018 Republic Day 28 Oct is a Halfday holiday in the afternoon