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Holidays and Observances in Belgium in 2023

Holidays and Observances in Belgium in 2023

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 6FridayEpiphanyObservance 
Feb 14TuesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 20MondayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 26SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 7FridayGood FridayBank holiday 
Apr 9SundayEaster SundayNational holiday 
Apr 10MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
May 1MondayLabor Day / May DayNational holiday 
May 8MondayIris DayRegional government holidayBrussels
May 14SundayMothers' DayObservance 
May 18ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday 
May 19FridayDay after Ascension DayBank holiday 
May 28SundayWhit SundayNational holiday 
May 29MondayWhit MondayNational holiday 
Jun 11SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 11TuesdayDay of the Flemish CommunityRegional government holidayAntwerp, East Flanders, Flemish Brabant, Limburg, West Flanders
Jul 21FridayBelgian National DayNational holiday 
Aug 15TuesdayAssumption of MaryNational holiday 
Sep 17SundayDay of the Walloon RegionRegional government holidayNamur
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 27WednesdayDay of the French CommunityRegional government holidayHainaut, Liège, Luxembourg, Namur, Walloon Brabant
Oct 29SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31TuesdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1WednesdayAll Saints' DayNational holiday 
Nov 11SaturdayArmistice DayNational holiday 
Nov 15WednesdayDay of the German-speaking CommunityRegional government holidayLiège*
Dec 6WednesdaySt. Nicholas DayObservance 
Dec 22FridayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 26TuesdayBoxing DayBank holiday 
Dec 31SundayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in some communities of this state.

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