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5+ Long Weekends In Egypt In 2024

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Long weekends are a great chance to enjoy some time off from work and school, in Egypt the normal weekend is Friday and Saturday so mainly if there is a public holiday on Thursday or Sunday that results in much longer weekend than the normal one, giving you the chance to have more time off and to take break from work responsibility and obligations, and have some time with your family and friends, This article gives a comprehensive guide on Egypt long weekends for the year 2024, giving you the opportunity to plan your time off ahead in the most perfect way possible.

2024 Egypt Long Weekends

  • Revolution Day: January 25 – January 28 (Thursday)
  • Eid El Fitr Holiday: April 11 – April 14 (Thursday)
  • Sinai Liberation Day: April 25 – April 27 (Thursday)
  • Sham El Nessim: May 3 – May 6 (Monday)
  • Eid al-Adha: June 14 – June 17 (Monday)
  • Revolution Day: 19 June – 23 June (Sunday)

Revolution Day: January 25 – January 28 (Thursday)

The first long weekend in Egypt for the year 2024 is to celebrate the 25 January Revolution Day, this long weekend starts on Thursday 25 January which is considered an official holiday for workers and student the official end of that weekend will be on Saturday 27, Jan which marks the end of the normal weekend of Egypt, the public sector in Egypt official weekend is Friday and Saturday, which gives employee a chance to enjoy a 3-day off from work starts on Thursday through Sunday, you have an option to make it 4-day long weekend by taking an additional day off on Sunday 28 January.

Eid El Fitr Holiday: April 11 – April 14 (Thursday)

Given that Friday and Saturday are Egypt’s typical weekend days, the country’s Eid El Fitr holiday, which takes place from April 11 to April 14, 2024, presents an unusual long weekend scenario. Thursday, April 11, and Sunday, April 14, are typically workdays. In this instance, though, Thursday is a public holiday in observance of Eid El Fitr. Friday and Saturday are the next two days, and they are already off from work. By declaring Sunday, April 14, as a separate holiday, the weekend is extended to four days. With this arrangement, employees can take a longer break from their regular work schedule and use it to participate in extended celebrations, family get-togethers, or travel without having to take additional time off from work.

Sinai Liberation Day: April 25 – April 27 (Thursday)

Egypt observes Sinai Liberation Day on Thursday, April 25, 2024. When one considers the typical Egyptian weekend, which consists of Friday and Saturday, this leads to a prolonged weekend. In particular, workers and students who usually have a two-day weekend (Friday and Saturday) will gain an extra holiday, making it a three-day weekend, on Thursday in honor of Sinai Liberation Day. Without having to take any more days off from work or school, this long break offers the ideal chance for more leisure time, travel, or spending time with loved ones. In essence, the Thursday holiday comes right before the regular weekend, giving for an uninterrupted time of celebration and relaxation.

Sham El Nessim: May 3 – May 6 (Monday)

Sham El Nessim, a customary springtime celebration in Egypt, happens on Monday, May 6, 2024. The usual weekend in Egypt occurs on Friday and Saturday. As a result, Sham El Nessim’s long weekend in 2024 would go from Friday, May 3, to Monday, May 6. For most people, this means a continuous four-day respite from work. The traditional weekend days are Friday and Saturday. Sunday is a working day in Egypt and comes before the Sham El Nessim holiday on Monday. People in Egypt will therefore be able to take advantage of an extended weekend, which will provide them more time for travel, family get-togethers, and leisure activities.

Eid al-Adha: June 14 – June 17 (Monday)

The weekends in Egypt usually fall on Friday and Saturday. In 2024, the regular weekend falls on the same day as Eid al-Adha, a major Islamic holiday celebrated from June 14 to June 17. Friday, June 14, and Saturday, June 15, will therefore be typical weekend days. On the other hand, Eid al-Adha is celebrated through Monday, June 17th, giving those who observe the holiday an extended weekend. This implies that Sunday, June 16th, functions as a regular working day and is followed by another holiday on Monday, June 17th, while Friday and Saturday function as typical weekend days. so, you can take Sunday as an additional Vacation from work. This arrangement combines the religious observance of Eid al-Adha with customary weekend rest days, offering a special chance for a lengthier respite.

Revolution Day: 19 June – 23 June (Sunday)

The final on of Egypt’s long weekends for the year 2024 is to celebrate the Revolution Day, The Revolution Day holiday, which is celebrated on June 23rd in Egypt, may result in an extended weekend in 2024, particularly if it comes on a Sunday like June 23, 2024. In Egypt, the government usually declares an adjacent weekday as a substitute holiday when a public holiday occurs on a weekend. This allows for a longer weekend. The Friday before (June 21) or the Monday after (June 24) could thus be declared a public holiday, resulting in a long weekend from June 19 to June 23, 2024, assuming June 23, 2024 (Sunday) is designated as Revolution Day. Egyptians would have a chance to celebrate the revolution and take a longer weekend off from work this long weekend.