- New Year’s Day (1st of January)
- The Revolution (8th of March)
- Independence Day (17th of April)
- Labour Day (1st of May)
- Martyrs’ Day (6th of May)
- Armed Forces Day (6th of October)
- October Liberatory War (6th of October)
- Christmas Day (25th of December)
Islamic dates of significance are based on the Islamic lunar calendar, and therefore the actual dates vary from year to year.
- Ramadan: the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. This is the month that Muhammad first received revelation from God. Muslims fast for 29-30 days to recognise this event.
- Eid-ul-Fitr: the end of Ramadan.
- Eid-ul-Adha: the twelfth month of the Islamic lunar calendar signifying completion of the Haj and Abraham’s sacrifice of a sheep.
- Islamic New Year: the first day of Muharram, the first month in the lunar Islamic calendar.
- Moulad: The Prophet Muhammad’s birthday is celebrated on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi’al-awwal for Sunni Muslims, while Shi’a Muslims mark it on the 17th of the same month.
The following Christian holidays are also observed by Syrian Christians:
- Good Friday (Varies each year)
- Easter (Varies each year)
- Christmas (25th of December)