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Turkey Holidays’ Calendar

Turkey Holidays’ Calendar

Date Weekday Holiday Name Holiday Type
Jan 1 New Year’s Day National holiday
Mar 20 March equinox Season
Apr 23 National Sovereignty and Children’s Day National holiday
May 1 Labor and Solidarity Day National holiday
May 19 Commemoration of Atatürk,Youth and Sports Day National holiday
? Ramadan Feast Eve Half Day
? Ramadan Feast Religious holiday
? Ramadan Feast Day 2 Religious holiday
? Ramadan Feast Day 3 Religious holidays
Jun 21 June Solstice Season
? Sacrifice Feast Eve Half Day
? Sacrifice Feast Religious holiday
? Sacrifice Feast Day 2 Religious holiday
? Sacrifice Feast Day 3 Religious holiday
? Sacrifice Feast Day 4 Religious holiday
Aug 30 Victory Day National holiday
Sep 23 September Equinox Season
Oct 28 Republic Day Eve Half Day
Oct 29 Republic Day National holiday
Nov 10 Atatürk Memorial Day Observance
Dec 21 December Solstice Season
Dec 31 New Year’s Eve Observance

Turkey Holidays’ Calendar

Two religious holidays in Turkey occur and their timing changes every year according to the Islamic calendar. Road trips during these periods are generally avoided since traffic is heavy, with Turks visiting families in their hometowns. Banks and offices will close for the duration of these periods. Attractions and historical sites will often close for the morning of the first day and open for normal business in the afternoon. Two religious holidays, in Turkey, The Sacrifice Feast is 4 days. The Ramadan Feast is 3 days.

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