The table below presents the national holidays of Indonesia - set by the government - for the year 2018 (trading holidays). We only present those holidays that affect weekdays. Dates of several holidays vary by year:

Date Holiday Remark
1 January
New Year's Day First day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar
16 February Tahun Baru Imlek Chinese New Year
30 March Good Friday Commemorating the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ
1 May International Labor Day Celebration of laborers and the working classes
10 May Ascension of Jesus Ascension of Jesus Christ 40 days after His resurrection
29 May Waisak Buddha's Birthday
1 June Pancasila Day Commemorating Soekarno's outlining of the five principles
13-19 June 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
22 August Idul Adha Muslim day of sacrifice
11 September Tahun Baru Hijriyah Islamic New Year
20 November Maulid Nabi Muhammad Birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad
24 - 25 December Christmas Commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ

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