2020 LEBANON HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Lebanon is
29th October, ThursdayProphet's birth anniversary
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Lebanon in 2020
|WednesdayWed||Jan 01, 2020Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|MondayMon||Jan 06, 2020Jan 06||Christmas at the Armenian Orthodox denominations|
|SundaySun||Feb 09, 2020Feb 09||Saint Maroun's Day|
|WednesdayWed||Mar 25, 2020Mar 25||The Annunciation of the virgin mary|
|FridayFri||Apr 10, 2020Apr 10||Good Friday at the Catholic sects|
|SundaySun||Apr 12, 2020Apr 12||Easter at the Catholic sects|
|FridayFri||Apr 17, 2020Apr 17||Good Friday at the Orthodox sects|
|SundaySun||Apr 19, 2020Apr 19||Easter at the Orthodox sects|
|FridayFri||May 01, 2020May 01||Labor Day|
|SundaySun||May 24, 2020May 24||Eid-al-Fitr|
|FridayFri||Jul 31, 2020Jul 31||Eid al-Adha|
|SaturdaySat||Aug 15, 2020Aug 15||Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin|
|ThursdayThu||Aug 20, 2020Aug 20||Islamic New Year|
|SaturdaySat||Aug 29, 2020Aug 29||Memory of Ashura|
|ThursdayThu||Oct 29, 2020Oct 29||Prophet's birth anniversary|
|SundaySun||Nov 22, 2020Nov 22||Independence Day|
|FridayFri||Dec 25, 2020Dec 25||Christmas|
Public Holidays in Lebanon
Sunday Nov 22, 2020
The upcoming Lebanon holiday Independence Day is in 24 days from today.
Friday Dec 25, 2020
The upcoming Lebanon holiday Christmas is in 57 days from today.
2020 Public Holidays Lebanon Service
The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Lebanon which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Lebanon holiday calendar for 2020 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.
Considered the smallest country in Asia, Lebanon is estimated to be 10,452 sq km. Lebanon’s public holidays are mostly concentrated on culture and are categorized into two; national and religious holidays. Government offices and businesses are closed during official public holidays. Workers are entitled to a paid day off during holidays.
The New Year celebration marks the beginning of the entire annual festival. The day is marked with lots of music around the street accompanied by cultural festivities around the nation. Labor Day is also celebrated in May to coincide with International Workers Day. The day is marked speeches and movements geared towards bettering the employee's services such as salaries and their general welfare.
Lebanon public holidays are based on cultural music festivals. Byblos Festivals is one of the most celebrated music festivals that bring a diverse range of local and international music artists. Baalbeck International Festival is another music festival that is centered on jazz music.
Religious public holidays are mainly based on Christianity and Islamic religions. Islamic religions celebrate Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan. The holiday is marked with much of feasting and giving out gifts. Muslims celebrate Eid AL- Adha too, to commemorate Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son. Christians observe Good Friday, Easter and Christmas.
Lebanon celebrates Independence Day as one of the most National celebrations. Entertainments of different kinds often grace the day. Military parades, cultural songs, and traditional concerts are the order of the day. The day is seen as a symbol of unity and cohesion in the Lebanon nation.