Niger 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 Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice) may last up to several days, depending on the region.

(b) Whit Sunday, Ascension Day, Assumption, and All Saints' Day are observed by Christians.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
January
13
Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Start date:
13 January 2014

Celebrated 5 days later for Shi'a.

April
21
Easter Monday
Start date:
21 April 2014
April
24
Concord Day
Start date:
24 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
July
28
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
28 July 2014
August
03
Independence Day
Start date:
3 August 2014
October
04
Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
4 October 2014
December
18
Republic Day
Start date:
18 December 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
January
03
Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Start date:
3 January 2015

Celebrated 5 days later for Shi'a.

April
06
Easter Monday
Start date:
6 April 2015
April
24
Concord Day
Start date:
24 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
July
18
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
18 July 2015
August
03
Independence Day
Start date:
3 August 2015
September
23
Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
23 September 2015
December
18
Republic Day
Start date:
18 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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