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Holidays and Observances in Belgium in 2016

Holidays and Observances in Belgium in 2016

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 6WednesdayEpiphanyObservance 
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 25FridayGood FridayBank holiday 
Mar 27SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 27SundayEaster SundayNational holiday 
Mar 28MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
May 1SundayLabor Day / May DayNational holiday 
May 5ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday 
May 8SundayIris DayRegional government holidayBrussels
May 15SundayWhit SundayNational holiday 
May 16MondayWhit MondayNational holiday 
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 11MondayDay of the Flemish CommunityRegional government holidayAntwerp, East Flanders, Flemish Brabant, Limburg, West Flanders
Jul 21ThursdayBelgian National DayNational holiday 
Aug 15MondayAssumption of MaryNational holiday 
Sep 22ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 25SundayDay of the Walloon RegionRegional government holidayNamur
Sep 27TuesdayDay of the French CommunityRegional government holidayHainaut, Liège, Luxembourg, Namur, Walloon Brabant
Oct 30SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31MondayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1TuesdayAll Saints' DayNational holiday 
Nov 11FridayArmistice DayNational holiday 
Nov 15TuesdayDay of the German-speaking CommunityRegional government holidayLiège*
Dec 6TuesdaySt. Nicholas DayObservance 
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 26MondayBoxing DayBank holiday 
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in some communities of this state.

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