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2021 MOROCCO HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Morocco is

1st May, SaturdayLabour Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Morocco in 2021

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01New Year's Day
MondayMonJan 11, 2021Jan 11Independence Manifesto Day
SaturdaySatMay 01, 2021May 01Labour Day
ThursdayThuMay 13, 2021May 13Eid-al-Fitr
TuesdayTueJul 20, 2021Jul 20Eid al-Adha
FridayFriJul 30, 2021Jul 30Throne Day
TuesdayTueAug 10, 2021Aug 10Islamic New Year
SaturdaySatAug 14, 2021Aug 14Oued Ed-Dahab Day
FridayFriAug 20, 2021Aug 20Revolution Day
SaturdaySatAug 21, 2021Aug 21Youth Day
TuesdayTueOct 19, 2021Oct 19Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
SaturdaySatNov 06, 2021Nov 06Green March Day
ThursdayThuNov 18, 2021Nov 18Independence Day

Public Holidays in Morocco

Labour Day

Labour Day

Saturday May 01, 2021

The upcoming Morocco holiday Labour Day is in 10 days from today.

Eid-al-Fitr

Eid-al-Fitr

Thursday May 13, 2021

The upcoming Morocco holiday Eid-al-Fitr is in 22 days from today.

Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha

Tuesday Jul 20, 2021

The upcoming Morocco holiday Eid al-Adha is in 90 days from today.

2021 Public Holidays Morocco Service

The above is the list of 2021 public holidays declared in Morocco which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Morocco holiday calendar for 2021 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

The country of Morocco enjoys 21 holidays each year. They are religion-affiliated holidays. Being a Muslim country, the nation adheres to Islamic laws and customs. Under article 220 of the country's penal code, it is illegal to publicly preach or talk about other religions, except for Islam. All year long, the nation celebrates many holidays commemorating their religious events such as Eid Al-Adha and Ramadan. During this time, families spend time with their loved ones and dedicating themselves to prayers. Despite the most holiday dates being constant throughout the years, certain holidays are moveable, depending on the corresponding calendar. The holidays include the Islamic New year, Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, Eid ul-Fitr and Eid ul-Adha.

The laws in Morocco are conventional and work for the benefit of the community. The workers get two days per month on paid holidays. As a strategic move by the government of Morocco to accommodate tourism, anyone can visit Morocco without a visa if they come from eligible countries. The government also invests a lot in the holidays, thus making each person either local or foreigner, to participate in the festivities.

Some Islamic holidays require decoration and performances often carried out along the streets, while in other families stay at home for the celebration.

The law strictly requires all workers to stop working during their religious holidays except for specific professions such as doctors. The same law demands that employers and organizations offer those who work during these holidays a paid day off or compensation such as extra pay.