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Holidays and Observances in Belgium in 2021

Holidays and Observances in Belgium in 2021

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 6WednesdayEpiphanyObservance 
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 20SaturdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 28SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 2FridayGood FridayBank holiday 
Apr 4SundayEaster SundayNational holiday 
Apr 5MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
May 1SaturdayLabor Day / May DayNational holiday 
May 8SaturdayIris DayRegional government holidayBrussels
May 13ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday 
May 14FridayDay after Ascension DayBank holiday 
May 23SundayWhit SundayNational holiday 
May 24MondayWhit MondayNational holiday 
Jun 21MondayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 11SundayDay of the Flemish CommunityRegional government holidayAntwerp, East Flanders, Flemish Brabant, Limburg, West Flanders
Jul 21WednesdayBelgian National DayNational holiday 
Aug 15SundayAssumption of MaryNational holiday 
Sep 22WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 26SundayDay of the Walloon RegionRegional government holidayNamur
Sep 27MondayDay of the French CommunityRegional government holidayHainaut, Liège, Luxembourg, Namur, Walloon Brabant
Oct 31SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31SundayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1MondayAll Saints' DayNational holiday 
Nov 11ThursdayArmistice DayNational holiday 
Nov 15MondayDay of the German-speaking CommunityRegional government holidayLiège*
Dec 6MondaySt. Nicholas DayObservance 
Dec 21TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24FridayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25SaturdayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 26SundayBoxing DayBank holiday 
Dec 31FridayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in some communities of this state.

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