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Holidays and Observances in Turkey in 2020

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 Turkey in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 23ThursdayNational Sovereignty and Children's DayNational holiday
May 1FridayLabor and Solidarity DayNational holiday
May 19TuesdayCommemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports DayNational holiday
May 23SaturdayRamadan Feast EveHalf Day
May 24SundayRamadan FeastNational holiday
May 25MondayRamadan Feast HolidayNational holiday
May 26TuesdayRamadan Feast HolidayNational holiday
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 15WednesdayDemocracy and National Unity DayNational holiday
Jul 30ThursdaySacrifice Feast EveHalf Day
Jul 31FridaySacrifice FeastNational holiday
Aug 1SaturdaySacrifice Feast Day 2National holiday
Aug 2SundaySacrifice Feast Day 3National holiday
Aug 3MondaySacrifice Feast Day 4National holiday
Aug 30SundayVictory DayNational holiday
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 28WednesdayRepublic Day EveHalf Day
Oct 29ThursdayRepublic DayNational holiday
Nov 10TuesdayAtaturk Memorial DayObservance
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance

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