Morocco Public Holidays

Below are listed 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

January01

New Year’s Day

Start date:

1 January 2016

January11

Independence Manifesto Day

Start date:

11 January 2016

May01

Labour Day

Start date:

1 May 2016

July07

Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)

Start date:

7 July 2016

July30

Throne Day

Start date:

30 July 2016

August14

Oued Ed-Dahab Day

Start date:

14 August 2016

August20

Revolution Day

Start date:

20 August 2016

August21

King Mohammed IV’s Birthday

Start date:

21 August 2016

September13

Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

Start date:

13 September 2016

October03

Fatih Muharram (Islamic New Year)

Start date:

3 October 2016

November06

Green March Day

Start date:

6 November 2016

November18

Independence Day

Start date:

18 November 2016

December12

Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)

Start date:

12 December 2016

Celebrated 5 days later for Shi’a.

2017

January01

New Year’s Day

Start date:

1 January 2017

January11

Independence Manifesto Day

Start date:

11 January 2017

May01

Labour Day

Start date:

1 May 2017

June25

Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)

Start date:

25 June 2017

July30

Throne Day

Start date:

30 July 2017

August14

Oued Ed-Dahab Day

Start date:

14 August 2017

August20

Revolution Day

Start date:

20 August 2017

August21

King Mohammed IV’s Birthday

Start date:

21 August 2017

September01

Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

Start date:

1 September 2017

September22

Fatih Muharram (Islamic New Year)

Start date:

22 September 2017

November06

Green March Day

Start date:

6 November 2017

November18

Independence Day

Start date:

18 November 2017

December01

Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)

Start date:

1 December 2017

SOURCE:http://www.worldtravelguide.net/morocco/public-holidays

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