Top events in Tunisia

May
01

On the island of Djerba, the 7th century La Ghriba Synagogue is the venue for a pilgrimage of Tunisia's now tiny community of Jews on the Jewish...

June
01

The Festival d’Epervier is a four-day celebration of falconry, with regular demonstrations alongside live music, food stalls and a large market....

June
06

Running since the early 1980s, the Tunis Medina Festival takes place in the capital during evening over Ramadan, featuring musical acts and film...

Tunisia Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

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.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
March
20
Independence Day
Start date:
20 March 2017
March
21
Youth Day
Start date:
21 March 2017
April
09
Martyrs' Day
Start date:
9 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
June
25
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
25 June 2017
July
25
Republic Day
Start date:
25 July 2017
August
13
Women's Day
Start date:
13 August 2017
September
01
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
1 September 2017
September
22
Hegire (Islamic New Year)
Start date:
22 September 2017
November
07
New Era Day
Start date:
7 November 2017
December
01
Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Start date:
1 December 2017
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