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Public Holidays 2017

Today – 26 May 2017 – is not a holiday in Turkey.

This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Turkey. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day
23 AprSunChildren's Day
1 MayMonLabour Day
19 MayFriYouth and Sports Day
25 Jun to 27 JunSun to TueRamazan Bayramı Holiday
15 JulSatDemocracy and National Solidarity Day
30 AugWedVictory Day
1 Sep to 4 SepFri to MonKurban Bayramı Holiday
29 OctSunRepublic Day

Turkey is rich in cultural and Islamic religious heritage. Employees are entitled to paid time off for official public holidays and religious observances.

If an employee is required to work on a public holiday, he or she is entitled to additional compensation, the exact amount of which is unclear. Paid time off for religious and cultural observances are discretionary and vary among employers.