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2023

INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAYS 2023

You might not think it, but the holidays play a major role in the global supply chain.  We’ve provided a list of the major holidays that your suppliers and vendors are celebrating so that you can adapt your procurement and logistics strategies around those dates.  For your convenience, we have also included other important dates you may want to keep in mind.

Key Code

Major Impact

U.S. Holiday

Businesses Not Closed

January

Date
Holiday
Country Celebrated
January 1 New Year’s Day International
January 2 New Year’s Day (Observed) International
January 3 Day After New Year’s Day New Zealand
January 6 Epiphany Germany, Italy, and Sweden
January 9 Coming of Age Day Japan
January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day United States
January 20 – 26 Tet Holiday Vietnam
January 22 – February 5 Lunar New Year China
January 22 – 23 Lunar New Year Indonesia
January 22 – 24 Lunar New Year Malaysia, Singapore, and South Korea
January 24 Unification Day Romania
January 26 Australia Day Australia
January 26 Republic Day India

February

Date
Holiday
Country Celebrated
February 6 Constitution Day Mexico
February 6 Waitangi Day New Zealand
February 8 Cultural Day Slovenia
February 10 Feast of St. Paul’s Shipwreck Malta
February 11 Foundation Day Japan
February 14 Valentine’s Day International
February 16 Restoration Day Lithuania
February 18 The Prophet’s Ascension Indonesia
February 20 Presidents’ Day United States
February 21 Language Movement Day Bangladesh
February 21 Shrove Tuesday Brazil
February 23 The Emperor’s Birthday Japan
February 24 Independence Day Estonia
February 27 Clean Day Cyprus

March

Date
Holiday
Country Celebrated
March 1 Sam II Jul (March 1st Movement) South Korea
March 3 Liberation Day Bulgaria
March 6 Makha Bucha Day Thailand
March 6 – 7 Purim Jewish
March 11 Independence Day Lithuania
March 12 Daylight Saving Time Begins International
March 15 1848 Revolution Memorial Hungary
March 17 St. Patrick’s Day International
March 17 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s Birthday Bangladesh
March 19 Feast of St. Joseph Malta
March 20 Benito Juarez’s Birthday Mexico
March 21 Vernal Equinox Japan
March 22 Hindu New Year Indonesia
March 23 Cuti Bersama Indonesia
March 25 Independence Day Greece
March 26 Independence Day Bangladesh
March 30 Rama Navami India
March 31 Freedom Day Malta

April

Date
Holiday
Country Celebrated
April 1 National Day Cyprus
April 5 Ching Ming Festival China
April 5 – 13 Passover Jewish
April 6 Chakri Day Thailand
April 6 Maundy Day European Union
April 7 Good Friday Australia, Brazil, Canada, European Union, India, Indonesia, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, and United Kingdom
April 9 Easter International
April 10 Easter Monday Australia, European Union, New Zealand, and United Kingdom
April 14 Bengali New Year Bangladesh
April 14 Ambedkar Jayanti India
April 15 – 17 Songkran Festival Thailand
April 21 – 23 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday Bangladesh
April 21 Tiradentes Day Brazil
April 21 – 26 Public Holiday Indonesia
April 22 End of Ramadan India, Indonesia, Singapore
April 25 Freedom Day / Liberation Day Italy and Portugal
April 25 Anzac Day Australia and New Zealand
April 27 King’s Day Netherlands
April 27 Day of Uprising Against Occupation Slovenia
April 29 Shōwa Day Japan

May

Date
Holiday
Country Celebrated
May 1 May Day Bangladesh
May 1 Labour Day Brazil, China, European Union, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam
May 1 Early May Bank Holiday United Kingdom
May 2 Reunification Day Vietnam
May 3 Constitution Day Japan and Poland
May 3 – 5 Japan Golden Week Japan
May 4 Wesak (Buddha’s Birthday) Malaysia
May 4 Independence Day Latvia
May 5 Buddha Purnima Bangladesh
May 5 Great Prayer Day Denmark
May 5 Liberation Day Netherlands
May 5 Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla Mexico
May 8 Day of Victory / Liberation Day Czech Republic, France, and Slovakia
May 8 Bank Holiday United Kingdom
May 8 – 9 Lag B’Omer Jewish
May 14 Mother’s Day United States and Canada
May 18 Ascension Day International
May 22 Victoria Day Canada
May 24 Methodius Day Bulgaria
May 25 – 27 Shavuot Jewish
May 27 Sukka Tansin II (Buddha Day) South Korea
May 28 Pentecost Netherlands
May 29 Pentecost Monday Belgium
May 29 Spring Bank Holiday United Kingdom
May 29 Memorial Day United States
May 29 Whit Monday France and Germany
May 30 Statehood Day Croatia

June

Date
Holiday
Country Celebrated
June 1 – 2 Public Holiday Indonesia
June 2 Republic Day Italy
June 2 Vesak Singapore
June 3 Buddah Day Thailand
June 4 Hari Raya Waisak Indonesia
June 5 Constitution Day Denmark
June 5 June Holiday Ireland
June 5 Monarch’s Birthday New Zealand
June 5 Visakha Bucha Thailand
June 5 Birthday of SPB Yang di-Pertuan Agong Malaysia
June 6 National Day Sweden
June 6 Memorial Day South Korea
June 7 7th of June Malta
June 8 Corpus Christi Brazil
June 8 Primoz Trubar Day Slovenia
June 10 Portugal Day Portugal
June 18 Father’s Day United States and Canada
June 19 Juneteenth United States
June 22 – 23 Dragon Boat Festival China and Taiwan
June 22 Anti-Fascist Struggle Day Croatia
June 23 Ligo Day Latvia
June 23 Midsummer Eve Finland and Sweden
June 23 National Holiday Luxemburg
June 23 Victory Day Estonia
June 24 Midsummer Day Finland, Latvia, Sweden
June 28 Eid ul-Adha Bangladesh
June 29 Hari Raya Haji Singapore
June 29 Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul Malta
June 29 – 30 Hari Raya Indonesia and Malaysia

July

Date
Holiday
Country Celebrated
July 1 Canada Day Canada
July 4 Independence Day United States
July 6 Jan Hus Day Czech Republic
July 6 Statehood Day Lithuania
July 12 Battle of Boyne Ireland
July 14 Bastille Day France
July 14 Matariki New Zealand
July 17 Marine Day Japan
July 19 Islamic New Year Indonesia and Malaysia
July 21 Belgian National Day Belgium
July 26-27 Tisah B’Av Jewish
July 28 H.M. King’s Birthday Thailand
July 29 Ashura Bangladesh

August

Date
Holiday
Country Celebrated
August 1 Asamha Bucha Day Thailand
August 1 Swiss National Day Switzerland
August 5 Thanksgiving Day Croatia
August 9 National Day Singapore
August 14 H.M. Queen Mother’s Birthday Thailand
August 15 National Mourning Day Bangladesh
August 15 Assumption Day European Union
August 15 Independence Day India and South Korea
August 17 Independence Day Indonesia
August 20 Independence Day Estonia
August 20 St. Stephen’s Day Hungary
August 28 Summer Bank Holiday United Kingdom
August 29 National Uprising Anniversary Slovakia
August 31 Independence Day Malaysia

September

Date
Holiday
Country Celebrated
September 1 Constitution Day Slovakia
September 1 – 4 National Day Vietnam
September 4 Labor Day United States and Canada
September 6 Shuba Janmashtami Bangladesh
September 6 Unification Day Bulgaria
September 7 Independence Day Brazil
September 15 – 17 Rosh Hashanah Jewish
September 16 Independence Day Mexico
September 16 Malaysia Day Malaysia
September 17 Thanksgiving Switzerland
September 21 Independence Day Malta
September 22 Independence Day Bulgaria
September 23 Autumnal Equinox Japan
September 24 – 25 Yom Kippur Jewish
September 28 Eid-e-Milad un-Nabi Bangladesh
September 28 Wenceslas Day Czech Republic
September 28 The Prophet’s Birthday Indonesia and Malaysia
September 28 – 30 Harvest Moon Festival South Korea
September 29 Mid-Autumn Festival China
September 29 – October 6 Sukkot Jewish

October

Date
Holiday
Country Celebrated
October 1 – 7 Chinese National Day (Golden Week) China
October 2 Gandhi Jayanti India
October 3 Unity Day Germany
October 3 Foundation Day South Korea
October 6 – 8 Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah Jewish
October 9 Hangeul Day South Korea
October 9 Sports Day Japan
October 9 Columbus Day United States
October 9 Thanksgiving Canada
October 12 Our Lady of Aparecida Brazil
October 12 National Day Spain
October 13 The Passing of King Bhumibol Thailand
October 23 Republic Day Hungary
October 23 Labour Day New Zealand
October 23 Chulalongkorn Day Thailand
October 24 Vijaya Dashami Bangladesh
October 26 National Day Austria
October 28 Independence Day Czech Republic
October 28 Ohi Day Cyprus and Greece
October 30 October Holiday Ireland
October 31 Reformation Day Germany and Slovenia
October 31 Halloween United States and Canada

November

Date
Holiday
Country Celebrated
November 1 All Saints’ Day European Union and Mexico
November 2 All Souls Day Brazil and European Union
November 3 Culture Day Japan
November 5 Daylight Saving Time Ends International
November 10 Veteran’s Day (Observed) United States
November 11 Veteran’s Day United States
November 11 Armistice Day France
November 12 Diwali India
November 12 – 13 Deepavali (Festival of Lights) Malaysia and Singapore
November 15 Republic Day Brazil
November 15 King’s Feast Belgium
November 17 Struggle for Freedom Day Czech Republic and Slovakia
November 18 Republic Day Latvia
November 20 Revolution Day Mexico
November 22 Day of Repentance Germany
November 23 Rudolf Maister Day Slovenia
November 23 Labor Thanksgiving Day Japan
November 23 Thanksgiving United States
November 30 St. Andrew’s Day Scotland

December

Date
Holiday
Country Celebrated
December 1 Great Union National Day Romania
December 1 Restoration Day Portugal
December 6 Constitution Day Spain
December 6 Independence Day Finland
December 7 – 15 Hanukkah Jewish
December 8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception Italy and Spain
December 11 Constitution Day Thailand
December 12 Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe Mexico
December 13 Republic Day Malta
December 16 Victory Day Bangladesh
December 25 Christmas International
December 26 St. Stephen’s Day / Second Day of Christmas / Boxing Day Austria, Australia, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Sweden, and United Kingdom