The table below indicates Indonesia's national holidays for the year 2014. Dates of some holidays vary by year:

Date Holiday Remark
1 January
New Year's Day First day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar
14 January Maulid Nabi Muhammad Birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad
31 January Tahun Baru Imlek Chinese New Year
31 March Hari Raya Nyepi New Year in Balinese Hinduism
9 April Legislative Election Once every five years Indonesians vote for the new parliament
18 April Good Friday Commemorating the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ
1 May International Labor Day Celebration of laborers and the working classes
15 May Waisak Buddha's Birthday
27 May Isra Mi'raj Nabi Muhammad Ascension of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad
29 May Ascension of Jesus Ascension of Jesus Christ 40 days after His resurrection
28 July -
1 August
Idul Fitri (Lebaran) Islamic celebration that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan
17 August Independence Day Commemorating Soekarno-Hatta's Proclamation on 17 August 1945
5 October Idul Adha Muslim day of sacrifice
25 October Tahun Baru Hijriyah Islamic New Year
25-26 December Christmas Commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ