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 Belgium in 2020
|Jan 1||Wednesday||New Year's Day||National holiday|
|Feb 14||Friday||Valentine's Day||Observance|
|Mar 20||Friday||March Equinox||Season|
|Mar 29||Sunday||Daylight Saving Time starts||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
|Apr 10||Friday||Good Friday||Bank holiday|
|Apr 12||Sunday||Easter Sunday||National holiday|
|Apr 13||Monday||Easter Monday||National holiday|
|May 1||Friday||Labor Day / May Day||National holiday|
|May 8||Friday||Iris Day||Regional government holiday||Brussels|
|May 21||Thursday||Ascension Day||National holiday|
|May 22||Friday||Day after Ascension Day||Bank holiday|
|May 31||Sunday||Whit Sunday||National holiday|
|Jun 1||Monday||Whit Monday||National holiday|
|Jun 20||Saturday||June Solstice||Season|
|Jul 11||Saturday||Day of the Flemish Community||Regional government holiday||Antwerp, East Flanders, Flemish Brabant, Limburg, West Flanders|
|Jul 21||Tuesday||Belgian National Day||National holiday|
|Aug 15||Saturday||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|Sep 22||Tuesday||September Equinox||Season|
|Sep 27||Sunday||Day of the French Community||Regional government holiday||Hainaut, Liège, Luxembourg, Namur, Walloon Brabant|
|Sep 27||Sunday||Day of the Walloon Region||Regional government holiday||Namur|
|Oct 25||Sunday||Daylight Saving Time ends||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
|Nov 1||Sunday||All Saints' Day||National holiday|
|Nov 11||Wednesday||Armistice Day||National holiday|
|Nov 15||Sunday||Day of the German-speaking Community||Regional government holiday||Liège*|
|Dec 6||Sunday||St. Nicholas Day||Observance|
|Dec 21||Monday||December Solstice||Season|
|Dec 24||Thursday||Christmas Eve||Observance|
|Dec 25||Friday||Christmas Day||National holiday|
|Dec 26||Saturday||Boxing Day||Bank holiday|
|Dec 31||Thursday||New Year's Eve||Observance|
* Observed only in some communities of this state.
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