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May Day in Syria

May Day, or Labor Day, is a public holiday in many countries worldwide. It usually occurs around May 1, but the date varies across countries. It is associated with the start of spring as well as the celebration of workers.

Is May Day a Public Holiday?

May Day 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 Friday, and some businesses may choose to follow Friday opening hours.

May Day, known as Labor Day in some countries, is a day of rest and is usually held in the spring.

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About May Day

Read more about May Day.

May Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2016SunMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2017MonMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2018TueMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2019WedMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2020FriMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2021SatMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2022SunMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2023MonMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2024WedMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2025ThuMay 1May DayPublic Holiday

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