Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.
Holidays and Observances in Afghanistan in 2020
|Feb 15||Saturday||Liberation Day||Public Holiday|
|Mar 20||Friday||March Equinox||Season|
|Mar 21||Saturday||Nauruz||Public Holiday|
|Apr 24||Friday||First Day of Ramadan||Public Holiday|
|Apr 28||Tuesday||Afghan Victory Day||Public Holiday|
|May 24||Sunday||Eid al-Fitr||Public Holiday|
|May 25||Monday||Eid al-Fitr Holiday||Public Holiday|
|May 26||Tuesday||Eid al-Fitr Holiday||Public Holiday|
|Jun 21||Sunday||June Solstice||Season|
|Jul 30||Thursday||Day of Arafat||Public Holiday|
|Jul 31||Friday||Eid al-Qurban||Public Holiday|
|Aug 1||Saturday||Eid al-Qurban Holiday||Public Holiday|
|Aug 2||Sunday||Eid al-Qurban Holiday||Public Holiday|
|Aug 19||Wednesday||Independence Day (National Day)||Public Holiday|
|Aug 30||Sunday||Ashura||Public Holiday|
|Sep 9||Wednesday||Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day||Public Holiday|
|Sep 22||Tuesday||September Equinox||Season|
|Oct 29||Thursday||The Prophet's Birthday||Public Holiday|
|Dec 21||Monday||December Solstice||Season|
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