Vlaams Gewest, Belgium

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Vlaams Gewest, Belgium for 2020 ready to be integrated into your application.

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state located in Western Europe. Originally, this area was referred to part of the Low Countries, and was a prosperous center of commerce and culture throughout the Middle Ages until the 17th century. From the 16th-19th centuries, many battles were fought between differing European powers, giving Belgium the nickname the “Battlefield of Europe.” Following the Belgian Revolution, on October 4, 1830, Belgium seceded from the Netherlands and was established as a country.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
January 6th Monday Epiphany
February 14th Friday Valentine's Day
February 25th Tuesday Shrove Tuesday
March 3rd Tuesday World Wildlife Day
March 20th Friday March Equinox
April 10th Friday Good Friday
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 13th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Friday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 10th Sunday Mother's Day
May 21st Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 31st Sunday Pentecost
June 1st Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 14th Sunday Father's Day
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
June 30th Tuesday International Asteroid Day
July 11th Saturday Day of the Flemish Community
July 18th Saturday Nelson Mandela International Day
July 21st Tuesday Belgian National Day
August 15th Saturday Assumption of Mary
September 20th Sunday Day of the Walloon Region
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
September 27th Sunday French Community Holiday
October 31st Saturday Halloween
November 1st Sunday All Saints' Day
November 2nd Monday All Souls' Day
November 11th Wednesday Armistice Day
November 15th Sunday Day of the German-speaking Community
November 15th Sunday King's Feast
December 6th Sunday Saint Nicholas' Day
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 31st Thursday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
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$ curl -G -d country="BE-VLG" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "BE-VLG",
  "year": "2020",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'BE-VLG',
  year: '2020',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'BE-VLG',
  'year' => '2020',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "BE-VLG"
$Body.year = "2020"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BE-VLG',
  'year': '2020',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BE-VLG',
  'year': '2020',
})