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2017/2018 National Holidays in Major Markets Around the World

Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Do you need to get things done in international markets or with colleagues located around the world? Here are the major holidays when your business partners or colleagues will most likely be out of the office for the second half of 2017 and calendar year 2018.

2017: July | August | September | October | November | December
2018: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Download iCalendar (.ics) files for these holidays.

2017

July

July 1 – Canada Day (Canada)
July 3 – Canada Day additional holiday (Canada)
July 4 – Independence Day (United States)
July 14 – Bastille Day (France)
July 17 – Sea Day (Japan)
July 21 – Belgian National Day (Belgium)

August

August 1 – Swiss National Day (Switzerland)
August 7 – August Bank Holiday (Ireland)
August 7 – Raksha Bandhan (India)
August 11 – Mountain Day (Japan)
August 15 – Independence Day (India)
August 15 – Janmashtami (India)
August 15 – Assumption of Mary (Belgium, France, Italy, Spain)
August 25 – Ganesh Chaturthi (India)

September

September 2 – Bakr Id (India)
September 4 – Labor Day (Canada, United States)
September 4 – Onam (India)
September 16 – Independence Day (Mexico)
September 18 – Respect for the Aged Day (Japan)
September 23 – Autumn Equinox (Japan)
September 27 – Maha Saptami (India)
September 29 – Maha Navami (India)
September 30 – Dussehra (India)

October

October 1 – National Day (China)
October 1 – Muharram (India)
October 2 – Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti (India)
October 2-3 – National Day Golden Week (China)
October 3 – Day of German Unity (Germany)
October 4 – Mid-Autumn Festival (China)
October 5 – Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti (India)
October 8 – Karaka Chaturthi (India)
October 9 – Columbus Day (United States)
October 9 – Thanksgiving Day (Canada)
October 9 – Sports Day (Japan)
October 12 – National Day (Spain)
October 18 – Naraka Chaturdasi (India)
October 19 – Diwali (India)
October 20 – Govardhan Puja (India)
October 21 – Bhai Duj (India)
October 23 – Labour Day (New Zealand)
October 26 – Chhat Puja (India)
October 30 – October Bank Holiday (Ireland)
October 31 – Reformation (Germany)

November

November 1 – All Saints’ Day (Belgium, France, Italy, Spain)
November 3 – Culture Day (Japan)
November 4 – Guru Nanak Jayanti (India)
November 4 – Unity Day (Russia)
November 4 – All Saints’ Day (Sweden)
November 6 – Unity Day observed (Russia)
November 10 – Veterans Day observed (United States)
November 11 – Veterans Day (United States)
November 11 – Remembrance Day (Canada)
November 11 – Armistice Day (Belgium, France)
November 20 – Revolution Day (Mexico)
November 23 – Thanksgiving Day (United States)
November 24 – Guru Tegh Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day (India)

December

December 2 – Milad un-Nabi (India)
December 8 – Feast of the Immaculate Conception (Italy, Spain)
December 23 – Emperor’s Birthday (Japan)
December 24 – Christmas Eve (India, Sweden)
December 25 – Christmas Day (Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States)
December 26 – Boxing Day (Australia, Germany, New Zealand, Sweden, United Kingdom)
December 26 – St. Stephen’s Day (Ireland, Italy)

2018

January

January 1 – New Year’s Day (Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States)
January 2 – Day after New Year’s Day (New Zealand)
January 2-4 – New Year Holiday Week (Russia)
January 6 – Epiphany (Italy, Spain, Sweden)
January 7 – Orthodox Christmas Day (Russia)
January 8 – Coming of Age Day (Japan)
January 14 – Pongal (India)
January 15 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day (United States)
January 26 – Australia Day (Australia)
January 26 – Republic Day (India)

February

February 5 – Constitution Day (Mexico)
February 6 – Waitangi Day (New Zealand)
February 11 – National Foundation Day (Japan)
February 12 – National Foundation Day observed (Japan)
February 13 – Maha Shivratri (India)
February 15 – Spring Festival Eve (China)
February 16 – Chinese New Year (China)
February 17 – Spring Festival Golden Week (China)
February 19 – Presidents’ Day (United States)
February 23 – Defender of the Fatherland Day (Russia)

March

March 2 – Holi (India)
March 8 – International Women’s Day (Russia)
March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day (Ireland)
March 19 – Benito Juarez’s Birthday observed (Mexico)
March 21 – Spring Equinox (Japan)
March 29 – Mahavir Jayanti (India)
March 30 – Good Friday (Australia, Canada, Germany, India, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom)

April

April 1 – Easter Day (Belgium, Italy, Sweden)
April 2 – Easter Monday (Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Sweden)
April 5 – Qing Ming Jie (China)
April 14 – Ambedkar Jayanti (India)
April 25 – ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand)
April 25 – Ram Navami (India)
April 25 – Liberation Day (Italy)
April 29 – Showa Day (Japan)
April 30 – Showa Day observed (Japan)
April 30 – Spring and Labor Day Holiday (Russia)

May

May 1 – Labor Day (China, France, Mexico, Russia, Spain)
May 1 – May Day (Belgium, Germany, Italy)
May 1 – May 1st (Sweden)
May 3 – Constitution Memorial Day (Japan)
May 4 – Greenery Day (Japan)
May 5 – Children’s Day (Japan)
May 7 – Early May Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)
May 7 – May Day (Ireland)
May 8 – World War II Victory Day (France)
May 9 – Victory Day (Russia)
May 10 – Ascension Day (Belgium, France, Germany, Sweden)
May 20 – Whit Sunday (Belgium, Sweden)
May 21 – Whit Monday (Belgium, France, Germany)
May 28 – Memorial Day (United States)
May 28 – Spring Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)
May 29 – Buddha Purnima (India)

June

June 2 – Republic Day (Italy)
June 4 – June Bank Holiday (Ireland)
June 4 – Queen’s Birthday (New Zealand)
June 6 – National Day (Sweden)
June 11 – Russia Day Weekend (Russia)
June 12 – Russia Day (Russia)
June 18 – Dragon Boat Festival (China)
June 23 – Midsummer Day (Sweden)

July

July 1 – Mexican General Election (Mexico)
July 1 – Canada Day (Canada)
July 2 – Canada Day additional holiday (Canada)
July 4 – Independence Day (United States)
July 14 – Bastille Day (France)
July 16 – Sea Day (Japan)
July 21 – Belgian National Day (Belgium)

August

August 1 – Swiss National Day (Switzerland)
August 6 – August Bank Holiday (Ireland)
August 11 – Mountain Day (Japan)
August 15 – Independence Day (India)
August 15 – Assumption of Mary (Belgium, France, Italy, Spain)

September

September 3 – Labor Day (United States, Canada)
September 16 – Independence Day (Mexico)
September 17 – Respect for the Aged Day (Japan)
September 20 – Muharram (India)
September 23 – Autumn Equinox (Japan)
September 24 – Autumn Equinox observed (Japan)
September 24 – Mid-Autumn Festival (China)

October

October 1 – National Day (China)
October 2 – Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti (India)
October 2-3 – National Day Golden Week (China)
October 3 – Day of German Unity (Germany)
October 8 – Columbus Day (United States)
October 8 – Thanksgiving Day (Canada)
October 8 – Sports Day (Japan)
October 12 – National Day (Spain)
October 22 – Labour Day (New Zealand)
October 29 – October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

November

November 1 – All Saints’ Day (Belgium, France, Italy, Spain)
November 3 – Culture Day (Japan)
November 3 – All Saints’ Day (Sweden)
November 4 – Unity Day (Russia)
November 5 – Unity Day observed (Russia)
November 7 – Diwali (India)
November 11 – Veterans Day (United States)
November 11 – Remembrance Day (Canada)
November 11 – Armistice Day (Belgium, France)
November 12 – Veterans Day observed (United States)
November 12 – Remembrance Day observed (Canada)
November 19 – Revolution Day observed (Mexico)
November 22 – Thanksgiving Day (United States)
November 23 – Guru Nanak Jayanti (India)

December

December 1 – Inauguration Day (Mexico)
December 8 – Feast of the Immaculate Conception (Italy, Spain)
December 23 – Emperor’s Birthday (Japan)
December 24 – Emperor’s Birthday observed (Japan)
December 24 – Christmas Eve (Sweden)
December 25 – Christmas Day (Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States)
December 26 – Boxing Day (Australia, Germany, New Zealand, Sweden, United Kingdom)
December 26 – St. Stephen’s Day (Ireland, Italy)

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