Belgium Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Belgium year 2023
New Year's Day (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Epiphany (06 Jan) : Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus; and Jesus’ baptism.
Valentine's Day (14 Feb) : Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in Belgium (Brussels)
Daylight Saving Time starts (26 Mar) : Daylight Saving Time starts in Belgium
Good Friday (07 Apr) : Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday (09 Apr) : Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday (10 Apr) : Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labor Day / May Day (01 May) : Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Iris Day (08 May) : Iris Day is a regional government holiday in Belgium
Ascension Day (18 May) : Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Day after Ascension Day (19 May) : Day after Ascension Day is a bank holiday in Belgium
Whit Sunday (28 May) : Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Whit Monday (29 May) : Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.
June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Belgium (Brussels)
Day of the Flemish Community (11 Jul) :
Belgian National Day (21 Jul) : Belgian National Day is a national holiday in Belgium
Assumption of Mary (15 Aug) : The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
Day of the Walloon Region (17 Sep) : Day of the Walloon Region is a regional government holiday in Belgium
September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Belgium (Brussels)
Day of the French Community (27 Sep) : Day of the French Community is a regional government holiday in Belgium
Daylight Saving Time ends (29 Oct) : Daylight Saving Time ends in Belgium
Halloween (31 Oct) : Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
All Saints' Day (01 Nov) : Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Armistice Day (11 Nov) : Armistice Day is a national holiday in Belgium
Day of the German-speaking Community (15 Nov) : Day of the German-speaking Community is a regional government holiday in Belgium
St. Nicholas Day (06 Dec) : St. Nicholas Day is a observance in Belgium
December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Belgium (Brussels)
Christmas Eve (24 Dec) : Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day (25 Dec) : Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day (26 Dec) : Boxing Day is a bank holiday in Belgium
New Year's Eve (31 Dec) : New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.