There are 9 officially recognized Public Holidays in Turkey. Public Holiday is usually a non-working day during the current year and it is generally established by law.
These holidays are days of celebration, like the anniversary of a significant historical event (National Holiday), or can be a religious celebration of some kind (Religious Holiday). Also, they can be celebrated locally in some regions of the country (Regional Holiday).
Public Holidays in Turkey for 2018
|Public Holiday||Native Name||Date||Type|
|New Year's Day||Yılbaşı||01. Jan. 2018||🏛 National Holiday|
|National Sovereignty and Children's Day||Ulusal Egemenlik ve Çocuk Bayramı||23. Apr. 2018||🏛 National Holiday|
|Labour and Solidarity Day||Emek ve Dayanışma Günü||01. May. 2018||🏛 National Holiday|
|Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day||Atatürk'ü Anma Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı||19. May. 2018||🏛 National Holiday|
|Eid al-Fitr||Ramazan Bayramı *||15. Jun. 2018||☪ Religious Holiday|
|Democracy and National Unity Day||Demokrasi ve Millî Birlik Günü||15. Jul. 2018||🏛 National Holiday|
|Eid al-Adha||Kurban Bayramı *||21. Aug. 2018||☪ Religious Holiday|
|Victory Day||Zafer Bayramı||30. Aug. 2018||🏛 National Holiday|
|Republic Day||Cumhuriyet Bayramı||29. Oct. 2018||🏛 National Holiday|
* 3 work days off religious holiday