Top events in Tunisia

December
01

This festival is a smaller version of the International Festival of the Desert, and features several days of camel racing, traditional dance and...

December
22

The International Festival of the Sahara is a long-standing event, celebrating Saharan culture through a mixture of dance, live performance, craft...

December
27

Local and international musicians and cultural groups come together on the island of Djerba in celebration island communities throughout the world...

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.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
20
Independence Day
Start date:
20 March 2016
March
21
Youth Day
Start date:
21 March 2016

Unpaid non-working day.

April
09
Martyrs' Day
Start date:
9 April 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
July
07
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
7 July 2016
July
25
Republic Day
Start date:
25 July 2016
August
13
Women's Day
Start date:
13 August 2016
September
13
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
13 September 2016
October
03
Hegire (Islamic New Year)
Start date:
3 October 2016
November
07
New Era Day
Start date:
7 November 2016

Paid non-working day.

December
12
Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Start date:
12 December 2016

Celebrated 5 days later for Shi'a.

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