Top events in Indonesia

December
31

A big night in Jakarta with street festivities counting down to the changing of the year.

February
08

Celebrated by Indonesia's Chinese communities, the annual Lunar New Year celebrations is the biggest and most popular event in the Chinese social...

March
04

Attracting bands and performers from all over the world, the annual Jakarta International Jazz Festival (JJF) is one of the biggest music...

Indonesia Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

(a) Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given below are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Eid al-Fitr, Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Eid al-Fitr itself. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha may last up to several days, depending on the region.

(b) Buddhist festivals are declared according to local astronomical observations and it is not possible to forecast the date of their occurrence exactly.

2016

February
08
Chinese New Year
Start date:
8 February 2016
March
09
Hari Raya Nyepi (Hindu New Year)
Start date:
9 March 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
May
05
Ascension Day
Start date:
5 May 2016
May
05
Lailat al Miraj (Night of Ascension)
Start date:
5 May 2016
May
14
Waisak Day (Buddha's Birthday)
Start date:
14 May 2016
July
07
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
7 July 2016
August
17
Independence Day
Start date:
17 August 2016
September
13
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
13 September 2016
October
03
Islamic New Year
Start date:
3 October 2016
December
12
Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Start date:
12 December 2016

Celebrated 5 days later for Shi'a.

December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2016

2017

January
28
Chinese New Year
Start date:
28 January 2017
March
28
Hari Raya Nyepi (Hindu New Year)
Start date:
28 March 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
April
24
Lailat al Miraj (Night of Ascension)
Start date:
24 April 2017
May
10
Waisak Day (Buddha's Birthday)
Start date:
10 May 2017
May
25
Ascension Day
Start date:
25 May 2017
June
25
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
25 June 2017
August
17
Independence Day
Start date:
17 August 2017
September
01
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
1 September 2017
September
22
Islamic New Year
Start date:
22 September 2017
December
01
Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Start date:
1 December 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2017
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