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Abolition of Slavery in Reunion

Is Abolition of Slavery a Public Holiday?

Abolition of Slavery is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2020, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Abolition of Slavery Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunDec 20Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2016TueDec 20Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2017WedDec 20Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2018ThuDec 20Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2019FriDec 20Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2020SunDec 20Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2021MonDec 20Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2022TueDec 20Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2023WedDec 20Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2024FriDec 20Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2025SatDec 20Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday

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