Public Holidays and Important Dates

January 1 New Year’s Day

Ramazan Bayramı (Eid)*

April 23 National Sovereignty and Children’s Day

May 1 Labour and Solidarity Day

May 19 Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day

Kurban Bayramı (Feast of Sacrifice)*

July 15 Democracy and National Solidarity Day

August 30 Victory Day

October 29 Republic Day (1.5 days, starting from October 28 after 13.00)

*religious dates/holidays are arranged according to the lunar calendar so they differ each year. Make sure to check the exact dates for the year before making any plans.