Holidays in January
1st - New Year's Day
Like all other nations of the world, the Lebanese people celebrate the solar and Gregorian year with great enthusiasm.
6th - Armenian Christmas
Since its official recognition in 2003, this holiday is exclusively celebrated by the Armenian-Lebanese community.
Holidays in February
9th - St. Maroun Day
This holiday is celebrated by the Maronites, a Christian ethnoreligious group in the Levant.
15th - St. Vartan Day
The Armenian population in Lebanon celebrates this day.
Holidays in March
9th - Teachers' Day
This day is for honouring teachers, and in many countries, just like Lebanon, it is celebrated with great enthusiasm. The date for this holiday varies in different countries.
21st - Mother's Day
This day is celebrated to honour mothers all over the world.
25th – Feast of the Annunciation
This is another holiday celebrated by the Christians of Lebanon, as it marks the visit of the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary, where Mary was told that she would be the mother of Jesus Christ.
Holidays in May
1st - Workers' Day
Labour Day is celebrated as a holiday in Lebanon just like all over the word.
6th - Martyrs' Day
It is a national holiday in Syria and Lebanon to honour the Syrian and Lebanese nationalists who were executed by Jamal Pasha in Beirut and Damascus in 1916.
Holidays in August
15th - Feast of the Assumption
This is celebrated in the Christian community and is a National Holiday in Lebanon.
Holidays in September
8th - Nativity of Mary
This is celebrated by most of the Christians in Lebanon, marking the birth of the Virgin Mary.
Holidays in November
1st - All Saints' Day
It is celebrated by the Christian community to honour all the known and unknown Saints. It is the second day of Hallowmas and starts at sundown on the final day of October.
22nd - Lebanese Independence Day
This is to mark the independence day of Lebanon, which it gained in 1943 from France.
Holidays in December
25th – Christmas
Just like most countries in the world, Christmas is celebrated with good spirit in Lebanon.
Holidays according to the lunar calendar
1 Muharram - Islamic New Year
This is to mark the start of the Islamic New Year.
10 Muharram - Day of Ashura
This is to mark the death anniversary of Al-Hussein ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib, the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)
1 Shawwal - Eid ul-Fitr
This holiday lasts for three days, marking the end of the month of Ramadan.
10 Dhu al-Hijjah - Eid al-Adha
This holiday is for three days, where Muslims slaughter goats, sheep or camels as sacrifice.