The table below presents the national holidays of Indonesia for the year 2016. 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
8 February Tahun Baru Imlek Chinese New Year
9 March Hari Raya Nyepi New Year in Balinese Hinduism ('Day of Silence')
25 March Good Friday Commemorating the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ
1 May International Labor Day Celebration of laborers and the working classes
5 May Ascension of Jesus Ascension of Jesus Christ 40 days after His resurrection
6 May Isra Mi'raj Nabi Muhammad Ascension of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad
22 May Waisak Buddha's Birthday
4 - 8 July 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
12 September Idul Adha Muslim day of sacrifice
2 October Tahun Baru Hijriyah Islamic New Year
12 December Maulid Nabi Muhammad Birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad
26 December Christmas Commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ