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Holidays and Observances in Belgium in 2019

Holidays and Observances in Belgium in 2019

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1TuesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 6SundayEpiphanyObservance 
Feb 14ThursdayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 20WednesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 31SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 19FridayGood FridayBank holiday 
Apr 21SundayEaster SundayNational holiday 
Apr 22MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
May 1WednesdayLabor Day / May DayNational holiday 
May 8WednesdayIris DayRegional government holidayBrussels
May 30ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday 
May 31FridayDay after Ascension DayBank holiday 
Jun 9SundayWhit SundayNational holiday 
Jun 10MondayWhit MondayNational holiday 
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 11ThursdayDay of the Flemish CommunityRegional government holidayAntwerp, East Flanders, Flemish Brabant, Limburg, West Flanders
Jul 21SundayBelgian National DayNational holiday 
Aug 15ThursdayAssumption of MaryNational holiday 
Sep 22SundayDay of the Walloon RegionRegional government holidayNamur
Sep 23MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 27FridayDay of the French CommunityRegional government holidayHainaut, Liège, Luxembourg, Namur, Walloon Brabant
Oct 27SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31ThursdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1FridayAll Saints' DayNational holiday 
Nov 11MondayArmistice DayNational holiday 
Nov 15FridayDay of the German-speaking CommunityRegional government holidayLiège*
Dec 6FridaySt. Nicholas DayObservance 
Dec 22SundayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24TuesdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25WednesdayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 26ThursdayBoxing DayBank holiday 
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in some communities of this state.

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