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Holidays and Observances in Belgium in 2018

Holidays and Observances in Belgium in 2018

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 6SaturdayEpiphanyObservance 
Feb 14WednesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 20TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 25SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 30FridayGood FridayBank holiday 
Apr 1SundayEaster SundayNational holiday 
Apr 2MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
May 1TuesdayLabor Day / May DayNational holiday 
May 8TuesdayIris DayRegional government holidayBrussels
May 10ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday 
May 11FridayDay after Ascension DayBank holiday 
May 13SundayMothers' DayObservance 
May 20SundayWhit SundayNational holiday 
May 21MondayWhit MondayNational holiday 
Jun 10SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 11WednesdayDay of the Flemish CommunityRegional government holidayAntwerp, East Flanders, Flemish Brabant, Limburg, West Flanders
Jul 21SaturdayBelgian National DayNational holiday 
Aug 15WednesdayAssumption of MaryNational holiday 
Sep 16SundayDay of the Walloon RegionRegional government holidayNamur
Sep 23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 27ThursdayDay of the French CommunityRegional government holidayHainaut, Liège, Luxembourg, Namur, Walloon Brabant
Oct 28SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31WednesdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1ThursdayAll Saints' DayNational holiday 
Nov 11SundayArmistice DayNational holiday 
Nov 15ThursdayDay of the German-speaking CommunityRegional government holidayLiège*
Dec 6ThursdaySt. Nicholas DayObservance 
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 26WednesdayBoxing DayBank holiday 
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in some communities of this state.

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