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Ethiopian New Year in Ethiopia

Is Ethiopian New Year a Public Holiday?

Ethiopian New Year is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2021, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Ethiopian New Year Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2016–2024.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016SunSep 11Ethiopian New YearPublic Holiday
2017MonSep 11Ethiopian New YearPublic Holiday
2018TueSep 11Ethiopian New YearPublic Holiday
2019ThuSep 12Ethiopian New YearPublic Holiday
2020FriSep 11Ethiopian New YearPublic Holiday
2021SatSep 11Ethiopian New YearPublic Holiday
2022SunSep 11Ethiopian New YearPublic Holiday
2023TueSep 12Ethiopian New YearPublic Holiday
2024WedSep 11Ethiopian New YearPublic Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.