Morocco: Public Holidays

North Africa's Arabian Arcadia

Morocco Public Holidays

Friday January 11 Commemoration Independence
Friday 15 March Muslim new Year
Wednesday May 1 Labour Day
Wedenesday August 14 Journee Oued Eddahab
Tuesday August 20 Revolution du Rol et du people
Wednesday November 6 Anniversary of the Green March Day
Monday November 18 Independence Day

In addition, Morocco observes several religious holidays, which result in two days of vacation. Due to the fact the Islamic calender is based on the lunar year, the actual dates for the religious holidays may vary by one or two days from the dates listed depending on the sighting of the new moon at the beginning of each month.