Worldwide Public Holidays October 2022


This page contains the list of worldwide public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays for October 2022, from the qppstudio worldwide public holidays database. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free apps for Android and iPhone/iPad.

The list of worldwide public holidays for this month is:


Saturday, October 1, 2022

Botswana: Botswana Day Holiday
China: National Day (Guoqing Jie)
Cyprus: Cyprus Independence Day
Hong: Kong National Day
India: Public Sector Holiday (WB*)regional government

Macau: PRC National Day
Malaysia: State Public Holiday (Ruler’s Birthday) (SBH)regional
Micronesia (FSM)Constitution Day (Chuuk)regional
Nigeria: National Day

Palau: Independence Day
San Marino: Investiture of the Captains Regent (Heads of State)
Tuvalu: Independence Day (Tuvalu Day)
Uzbekistan: Day of Teachers and Instructors (O’qituvchi va Murabbiylar Kuni)

Sunday, October 2, 2022

China: National Day Holiday
Guinea: Independence Day
India: Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

India: Dussehra / Durga Puja / Durga Saptami (Maha Saptami) (AS OR TR WB)regional
Macau: The Day following the PRC National Day (except Banks)government private sector
Nepal: Dashain Festival (Phulpati/Fulpaati)
Tuvalu: Independence Day Holiday

Monday, October 3, 2022

Australia: Labour Day (ACT NSW SA)regional
Australia: King’s Birthday (QLD)regional
China: National Day Holiday
Christmas Island: Territory Day

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Peat Cutting Day (Spring Holiday)
Germany: German Unity Day
Guinea: Independence Day Holiday
India: Dussehra / Durga Ashtami (Maha Ashtami) (AP AS BR JH MN OR RJ TR WB)regional
India: Durga Puja / Dasain (SK)regional

Iraq: National Iraqi Day
Macau: Compensatory rest day for National Day of the PRCgovernment
Maldives: National Tourism Day (50th anniversary)government
Nepal: Dashain Festival (Maha Astami)
Nigeria: National Day Holiday

Paraguay: Battle of Boquerón Holiday
Saint Lucia: Thanksgiving Day
South Korea: Kae Chun Jul (Foundation Day)
Tuvalu: Independence Day Holiday

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Bhutan: Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu)municipal
China: National Day Holiday
Hong Kong: Chung Yeung Festival
India: Dussehra / Ayudha Puja / Saraswathi Puja (Maha Navami) (AR AS BR JH JK KA KL ML NL OR PY TN TR UP WB)regional

India: Durga Puja / Dasain (SK)regional
Israel: Yom Kippur Eve Bank Holiday banks
Lesotho: Independence Day
Macau: Chong Yeung Festival (Festival of Ancestors)

Mozambique: Peace and National Reconciliation Day
Nepal: Dashain Festival (Maha Nawami)
Tuvalu: Independence Day Holiday

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Bangladesh: Durga Puja (Bijoya Dashami)
Bhutan: Dassain
Bhutan: Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu)municipal
China: National Day Holiday
Honduras: Semana Morazánica (private sector works until noon)

India: Durga Puja / Dussehra / Dasehra (Vijaya Dashami) (AN AP AR AS BR CG CH DH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA LD MH ML MP MZ NL OR PB RJ TN TR TS UK UP WB)regional
India: Janmotsav of Srimanta Shankardeva (AS)regional
India: Durga Puja / Dasain (SK)regional

India: Birthday of Late Nar Bahadur Bhandari (SK)regional
Iran: Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asgari
Israel: Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)

Macau: Compensatory rest day for The Day following National Day of the PRCgovernment
Nepal: Dashain Festival (Vijaya Dashami)
Portugal: Republic Day
Vanuatu: Constitution Day

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Bhutan: Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu)municipal
China: National Day Holiday (workday moved to Sat. Oct. 8)
Egypt: Armed Forces Day
Honduras: Semana Morazánica

India: Following day of Vijaya Dasami (TS)regional
India: Durga Puja / Dasain (SK)regional
India: Public Sector Holiday (WB*)regional government
India: Additional Holiday For Durga Puja (TR)regional

Nepal: Dashain Festival (Pampakusha Ekadashi)
Syria: Tishreen Liberation War Day
Turkmenistan: Commemoration Day

Friday, October 7, 2022

Argentina: Public Holiday (día no laborable con fines turísticos)
China: National Day Holiday (workday moved to Sun. Oct. 9)
Fiji: Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday Holiday
Honduras: Semana Morazánica
India: Durga Puja / Dasain (SK)regional
India: Public Sector Holiday (WB*)regional government
India: Additional Holiday For Durga Puja (TR)regional
Kiribati: National Education Day / World Teachers’ Day
Laos: BOL Foundation Daybanks
Nepal: Dashain Festival (Dwadashi)
Peru: Día no laborable en el sector públicogovernment

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Afghanistan: The Prophet’s Birthday (Mawleed al-Nabi)
Algeria: Mawlid En Nabaoui Echarif (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Bahrain: Miladunnabi (the Prophet’s Birthday)
Brunei: Maulidur Rasul (The Prophet’s Birthday) (might move to Oct. 9)
Burkina Faso: Fête du Maouloud (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Bénin: The Prophet’s Birthday (Maouloud) (might move to Fri. Oct. 7)
Cameroon: Birthday of Prophet Muhammed
Chad: The Prophet’s Birthday (Maouloud-Al-Nebi)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands: Hari Maulad Nabi (Mohammad’s Birthday)
Comoros: Mouloud (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Djibouti: Mouloud (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Egypt: Moulid El Nabi (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Eritrea: Eid Al-Maulid Anebi (The Prophet’s Birthday)muslim
Ethiopia: Mawlid (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Gambia: Mawlud Nabi / Gamo (Prophet’s Birthday)
Guinea: Maouloud (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Guyana: Youman Nabi (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Honduras: Semana Morazánica
India: Milad-un-Nabi / Baravfat (Prophet’s Birthday) (JK KL MP PY)regional
India: Public Sector Holiday (WB*)regional government
India: Additional Holiday For Durga Puja (TR)regional
Indonesia: The Prophet’s Birthday (Maulid Nabi Muhammad SAW 1444 H) (might move to Oct. 9)
Iraq: Moulad (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Jordan: Mawlid al-Nabi (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Kuwait: The Prophet’s Birthday
Lebanon: The Prophet’s Birthday
Libya: Mouled Al Nabee (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Malaysia: State Public Holiday (Ruler’s Birthday) (SRW)regional
Maldives: The Prophet’s Birthday
Mayotte: Maoulida (The Prophet’s Birthday)muslim
Myanmar: Thadingyut Holidays
Niger: Mouloud (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Nigeria: Eid-El-Maulud (The Prophet’s Birthday)
North Cyprus: Mavlid Al Nabi (the Prophet’s Birthday)
Oman: Milad Al Nabi (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Peru: Battle of Angamos Day
Somalia: Mawlid Nabi (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Sudan: The Prophet’s Birthday (Moulid Al Nabi)
Syria: Mawlid An Nabi (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Sénégal: The Prophet’s Birthday (Maouloud/Gamou)
Tanzania: The Prophet’s Birthday (Maulid)
Tunisia: Le Mouled (The Prophet’s Birthday)
UAE (United Arab Emirates)The Prophet’s Birthday
West Bank and GazaThe Prophet’s Birthday
Yemen: Rabi’ al-Awwal (The Prophet’s Birthday)

Sunday, October 9, 2022

American Samoa: White Sundaychristian
Bahrain: The Prophet’s Birthday Holidaybanks government
Bangladesh: Eid-e-Milad-un Nabi (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Côte d’Ivoire: The Day after the Prophet’s Birthday (Maouloud)
Ecuador: Guayaquil Independence Day
Honduras: Semana Morazánicagovernment
India: Milad-un-Nabi / Baravfat (Prophet’s Birthday) (AP AN CG DH DL GA GJ JH KA LA LD MH MN MZ NL OR RJ TN TR TS UK UP WB)regional
India: Lakshmi Puja / Kunar Purnima (AS* OR TR WB)regional
India: Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji (DL HP HR KA MP PB UK)regional
India: Mera Houchongba (MN)regional
Kuwait: Prophet’s Birthday Holidaygovernment
Malaysia: Maulidur Rasul (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Mali: Mawloud (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Mauritania: Aïd el-Maouloud (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Morocco: Aîd el Maoulid Annabaoui (Prophet’s Birthday)
Myanmar: Thadingyut Full Moon (Buddhist Lent Ends)
Oman: Milad Al Nabi Holiday
Pakistan: The Prophet’s Birthday (Eid Milad un Nabi)
Philippines: The Prophet’s Birthday (Maulid-un-Nabi) (ARMM)regional
Saint Barthélemy: Abolition Day
Sierra Leone: The Prophet’s Birthday (Milad An-Nabi)
South Korea: Hangeul Day
Sri Lanka: Milad-Un-Nabi (Holy Prophet’s Birthday)
Sri Lanka: Vap Full Moon Poya Day
Uganda: Independence Day

Monday, October 10, 2022

American SamoaColumbus Day
ArgentinaDía del Respeto a la Diversidad Cultural Holiday (in lieu of Oct. 12)
AustriaReferendum Day (Tag der Volksabstimmung) (K)regional government schools
BahamasNational Heroes Day
BelizeIndigenous Peoples’ Resistance Holiday
CanadaThanksgiving Day
ChileEncuentro de Dos Mundos
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsHari Maulad Nabi Holiday
CubaIndependence Day (Día de la Independencia)
CuraçaoCuraçao Day
EcuadorGuayaquil Independence Holiday
FijiFiji Day
IndiaPublic Sector Holiday (WB*)regional government
IsraelFirst Day of Sukkot (Harvest)
JapanSports Day
KenyaMoi Day / Huduma Day / Utamaduni Day
LaosBoun Ok Phansa (Buddhist Lent Ends)
LebanonBank Holidaybanks
MalaysiaMaulidur Rasul Holiday (except JHR KDH KTN TRG)regional
MoroccoAîd el Maoulid Annabaoui Holidaybanks government
MyanmarThadingyut Holidays
NigeriaEid-El-Maulud Holiday
Norfolk IslandNorfolk Island Agricultural Show Day
North KoreaKWP Foundation Day (1945)
Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan)Commonwealth Cultural Day
Puerto RicoColombus Day (Día del Descubrimiento de América)banks government
SamoaDay after White Sunday (Lotu-a-Tamaiti)
Sierra LeoneMilad An-Nabi Holiday
Sint MaartenConstitution Day
South KoreaHangeul Day Holiday
Sri LankaSpecial Bank Holiday (Milad-Un-Nabi) (full day)banks
SurinameMaroons Day
TaiwanNational Day (Double Tenth)
TokelauDay after White Sunday (Lotu-a-Tamaiti)
Turks and Caicos IslandsNational Heritage Day
USA (United States)Columbus Day Holiday (widespread in gov. and fin. sectors)other
UruguayDía de la Raza/Sarandí Battle Holidaybanks government
US Virgin IslandsColumbus Day / PR Friendship Day
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

BoliviaDía Nacional de la Mujer Boliviana (only for women employees) (tentative)other
LaosBoat Racing Festival (Ventiane)municipal
LaosBank Holidaybanks
MacedoniaUprising Against Facism Day
Wednesday, October 12, 2022

BrazilLady of Aparecida Day
GuatemalaDía de la Razabanks
Equatorial GuineaIndependence Day
SpainNational Day (Fiesta Nacional de España)
VenezuelaDía de la Resistencia Indígena
Thursday, October 13, 2022

BurundiPrince Louis Rwagasore Day
IndiaKarva Chauth (HP*) (only for women employees)regional other
ThailandH.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great Memorial Day
Friday, October 14, 2022

IndiaFriday Following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi (JK)regional
IranBirth of Prophet Mohammad and of Imam Jafar Sadeq
Micronesia (FSM)Teachers’ Appreciation Day (Chuuk)regional
MoldovaChisinau Day (Hramul Chisinaului)municipal
TanzaniaMwalimu Julius Nyerere Day (Climax of the Uhuru Torch Race)
ThailandPublic Holiday
YemenLiberation Day
Saturday, October 15, 2022

CambodiaDay of Hommage for the late King Father (Norodom Sihanouk)
French Guiana (Guyane)Cayenne Festivalregional
IndiaSt. Theresa Festival (PY*)regional
MalawiMothers’ Day (World Rural Women’s Day)
MaliBaptism of the Prophet Holiday
TunisiaEvacuation Day (fête nationale de l’évacuation)
Monday, October 17, 2022

British Virgin IslandsHeroes’ and Forefathers Day
ColombiaDía de la Raza Holiday
HaitiMort de Dessalines
IsraelSimhat Torah
JamaicaNational Heroes’ Day
MalawiMothers’ Day Holiday
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

IndiaKati Bihu (AS)regional
ZambiaNational Day of Prayer
Wednesday, October 19, 2022

NiueConstitution Day
Thursday, October 20, 2022

GuatemalaRevolution Day
KenyaMashujaa Day (National Day)
NiueConstitution Day Holiday
Friday, October 21, 2022

BurundiPresident Ndadaye Mélchior Day
New ZealandHawke’s Bay Provincial Anniversary Day (HKB)regional
Saturday, October 22, 2022

IndiaUrs Sheikh Noor-ud-din-Sahib (JK*)regional
Sunday, October 23, 2022

HungaryRepublic Day
LibyaLiberation Day
MacedoniaDay of the Macedonian Revolution
ThailandChulalongkorn Day (Rama V Day)
Monday, October 24, 2022

GuyanaDeepavali (Festival of Lights)
IndiaDiwali / Diwali Amavasya / Deepavali (AN AP AR BR CG CH DH DL GJ HP HR JH JK LA MH ML MP MZ NL OR PB RJ UK UP)regional
IndiaDeepavali / Diwali (AS GA KL PY* TN TR)regional
IndiaNaraka Chaturdashi / Kali Puja (AS KA OR WB)regional
KazakhstanPublic Holiday (workday moved to Sat. Oct. 22)
KenyaDiwali (only for Hindus)hindu
MacedoniaMacedonian Revolution Day Holiday
MalaysiaDeepavali (Festival of Lights) (except SRW)
MauritiusDivali (Festival of Lights)
Micronesia (FSM)United Nations’ Day
NepalYam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Laxmi Pooja)
New ZealandLabour Day
NiuePeniamina Gospel Day
PalauUnited Nations’ Day
Sri LankaDeepavali Festival Day
ThailandChulalongkorn Holiday
Trinidad and TobagoDiwali
VenezuelaDía del Dr. José Gregorio Hernández Bank Holidaybanks
ZambiaIndependence Day
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

GrenadaThanksgiving Day
IndiaDiwali / Diwali Amavasya / Deepavali (MN TS)regional
IndiaBalipadyami Diwali / Govardhan Pooja / Vikram Samvat (CH DH HR PB RJ)regional
IndiaLaxmi Puja / Deepawali (SK)regional
KazakhstanRepublic Day
NepalYam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Gai Tihar)
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

AustriaNational Day
Cook IslandsNational Gospel Day
IndiaBalipadyami Diwali / Govardhan Pooja / Vikram Samvat (GJ KA MH UK UP)regional
IndiaBhai Duj / Chitragupth Jayanti / Bhau Beej / Dawat Puja (GJ JH* RJ)regional
IndiaAccession Day (JK)regional
IndiaBhai Duj (HP*) (only for women employees)regional other
IndiaLaxmi Puja / Deepawali (SK)regional
NauruANGAM Day (Day of Fulfillment)
NepalYam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Goru Tihar / Gobardhan Pooja)
Thursday, October 27, 2022

IndiaBhai Duj / Chitragupth Jayanti / Bhau Beej / Dawat Puja (AS UP)regional
IndiaNingol Chakkouba (MN)regional
IndiaLaxmi Puja / Deepawali (SK)regional
MaldivesThe Day Maldives Embraced Islam
NepalYam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Bhai Tika)
Saint Vincent and GrenadinesIndependence Day
Friday, October 28, 2022

BrazilCivil Servants’ Day (Dia do Servidor Público)government ponto facultativo
CyprusOchi Day (Greek National Day)
Czech RepublicIndependence Day
GreeceOchi Day (National Day)
NepalYam Panchak / Tihar Festival
TurkeyRepublic Day Eveafternoon
Saturday, October 29, 2022

CambodiaKing Norodom Sihamony’s Coronation Day
North CyprusTurkish Republic Day
TurkeyRepublic Day
Sunday, October 30, 2022

IndiaChhath Puja Parva / Surya Sasthi (AS BR CG DH JH WB)regional
NepalChhat Parwa
Monday, October 31, 2022

Burkina FasoMartyrs’ Day
ChileReformation Day (Día de las Iglesias Evangélicas y Protestantes)
GermanyReformation Day (BB HB HH MV NI SH SN ST TH)regional
HungaryPublic Holiday (workday moved to Sat. Oct. 15)
IndiaSardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti (GJ)regional
IndiaChath Holiday (BR JH)regional
Ireland (Eire)October Bank Holiday
New CaledoniaBank Holidaybanks
New ZealandMarlborough Provincial Anniversary Day (MBH)regional
PeruDía no laborable en el sector públicogovernment
SloveniaReformation Day
VenezuelaAll Saints Bank HolidaybanksThe qppstudio worldwide public holidays database is a predictive database which covers all the public holidays of all the countries of the world for any year in the future. To acquire a professional license and access our full database of worldwide public holidays for 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, please contact us.


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