Public Holidays

  • New Year’s Day 1 January
  • Easter Monday March/April
  • Labour Day 1 May
  • Iris Day 8 May (Brussels region only)
  • Ascension Day 39 days after Easter Sunday (always a Thursday)
  • Pentecost Monday 50 days after Easter Sunday
  • Flemish Community Day 11 July (Flanders only)
  • Belgium National Day 21 July
  • Assumption Day 15 August
  • Francophone Community Day 27 September (Wallonia only)
  • All Saints’ Day 1 November
  • Armistice Day 11 November
  • Christmas Day 25 December