Festivals are the part of culture. Like other nations in the world, Australia people also celebrates different events and festivals. If you are looking for the events and festivals calendar of Australia, here you can go. We have arranged all the event and festival list according to the date. Let's enjoy

List of Festivals in Australia

Holiday Name Date Type Day Remains
New Year's Day Jan 01 Holiday 0 minutes
World Braille Day Jan 04 Observance 0 minutes
Epiphany Jan 06 Holiday 0 minutes
International Programmers' Day Jan 07 Observance 0 minutes
World Religion Day Jan 17 Observance 0 minutes
International Customs Day Jan 26 Observance 0 minutes
Australia Day Jan 26 Holiday 0 minutes
Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat Jan 28 Observance 0 minutes
World Leprosy Day Jan 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Wetlands Day Feb 02 Observance 0 minutes
World Day of the Sick Feb 11 Observance 0 minutes
Chinese New Year Feb 12 Holiday 0 minutes
Valentine's Day Feb 14 Observance 0 minutes
Self-Injury Awareness Day Mar 01 Observance 0 minutes
International Women's Day Mar 08 Observance 0 minutes
Canberra Day Mar 08 Holiday 0 minutes
Adelaide Cup Day Mar 08 Holiday 0 minutes
Eight Hours Day Mar 08 Holiday 0 minutes
World Kidney Day Mar 11 Observance 0 minutes
St. Patrick's Day Mar 17 Holiday 0 minutes
March Equinox/ Vernal Equinox Day Mar 20 Observance 0 minutes
Earth Hour Mar 27 Observance 0 minutes
April Fool's Day Apr 01 Observance 0 minutes
Good Friday Apr 02 Holiday 0 minutes
Easter Sunday Apr 04 Holiday 0 minutes
Easter Monday Apr 05 Holiday 0 minutes
Israel's Independence Day/Yom Ha'atzmaut Apr 15 Holiday 0 minutes
International Day for Monuments and Sites Apr 18 Observance 0 minutes
Labour Day May 01 Observance 0 minutes
International Workers' Day/May Day May 01 Holiday 0 minutes
World Ovarian Cancer Day May 08 Observance 0 minutes
Mother's Day May 09 Observance 0 minutes
International Nurses Day May 12 Observance 0 minutes
Ascension Day May 13 Holiday 0 minutes
World Autoimmune day May 20 Observance 0 minutes
African Liberation Day May 25 Observance 0 minutes
Reconciliation Day May 31 Holiday 0 minutes
International Parents' Day Jun 01 Observance 0 minutes
Western Australia Day Jun 07 Holiday 0 minutes
Queen's Birthday Jun 14 Holiday 0 minutes
Father's Day Jun 20 Observance 0 minutes
International Friendship Day Jul 30 Observance 0 minutes
Picnic Day Aug 02 Holiday 0 minutes
Bank Holiday Aug 02 Holiday 0 minutes
Friday the 13th Aug 13 Observance 0 minutes
International Overdose Awareness Day Aug 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Sexual Health Day Sep 04 Observance 0 minutes
Still's Disease Awareness Day Sep 17 Observance 0 minutes
International Celebrate Bisexuality Day Sep 23 Observance 0 minutes
Friday before AFL Grand Final Sep 24 Holiday 0 minutes
World Heart Day Sep 29 Observance 0 minutes
World Vegetarian Day Oct 01 Observance 0 minutes
Labour Day Oct 04 Holiday 0 minutes
World Teacher's Day Oct 05 Observance 0 minutes
World Cerebral Palsy Day Oct 06 Observance 0 minutes
World Sight Day Oct 14 Observance 0 minutes
Milad-un-Nabi/Mawlid/Mouloud Oct 19 Holiday 3 days
World Stroke Day Oct 29 Observance 1 week, 6 days
Halloween Oct 31 Observance 2 weeks, 1 day
World Vegan Day Nov 01 Observance 2 weeks, 2 days
Melbourne Cup Nov 02 Holiday 2 weeks, 3 days
World Pneumonia Day Nov 12 Observance 3 weeks, 6 days
World Prematurity Day Nov 17 Observance 1 month
International Men's Day Nov 19 Observance 1 month
World AIDS Day Dec 01 Observance 1 month, 2 weeks
Day off for Christmas Day Dec 24 Observance 2 months, 1 week
Christmas Day Dec 25 Observance 2 months, 1 week
Boxing Day / Proclamation Day/St. Stephen's Day/Wren Day Dec 26 Holiday 2 months, 1 week
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Holiday Notes

  •   International Programmers' Day usually held on 7th January or 12th or 13th September every year.
  •   World Religion Day celebrates on the third Sunday of January.
  •   Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat is celebrated by the Jewish occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat
  •   World Leprosy Day celebrates on the last Sunday of January.
  •   Chinese New Year is not a public holiday in the USA, UK, Australia & Canada. In other countries, it is a public holiday. The day follows the Lunar calendar which is different from the Gregorian calendar so the date varies every year.
  •   Canberra Day is celebrated in the Australian capital territory.
  •   Adelaide Cup Day is a state celebration in South Australia. It is mainly a horse racing event which celebrates every year on the second Monday of March.
  •   Eight Hours Day is a state celebration in Tasmania.
  •   World Kidney Day celebrates on the second Thursday of March.
  •   March Equinox is the day when the duration of night & day are nearly equal.
  •   Earth Hour usually celebrates on the last Saturday of March.
  •   Good Friday is celebrated to commemorate the day of the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ. It observes before two days of Easter Sunday so the date varies every year. It is a legal holiday only in some states.
  •   Easter Sunday celebrates according to the ecclesiastical approximation of March Equinox.
  •   Easter Monday celebrates on the day after Easter Sunday. The dates vary every year.
  •   Independence Day/Yom Ha'atzmaut is a public holiday only for Israel. In other countries Jewish community peoples' celebrates it but for them, it is not a holiday. Yom Ha'atzmaut celebrated on the 5th day of Iyar according to the Jewish Calendar. It usually falls in April or May month according to the Gregorian calendar.
  •   Mother's Day mainly occurs on the second Sunday of the month of May.
  •   Ascension Day celebrates on the 40th day of Easter.
  •   Reconciliation Day is a holiday only in Australian Capital Territory.
  •   Western Australia Day is a state holiday in Western Australia. Typically celebrates on the second Monday of June.
  •   Mainly Father's Day celebrates on the third Sunday of June. On this sequence this year it is on 20th June.
  •   International Friendship Day worldwide celebrates on July 30. In many countries, people celebrate on the first Sunday of August.
  •   Picnic Day is a state holiday in the Northern Territory.
  •   Bank Holiday is a only for North South Wales.
  •   Friday before AFL Grand Final is a state celebration in Victoria also the holiday. It depends on the AFL schedule, literally falls on the last Sunday of September.
  •   World Sight Day celebrates on the second Thursday of the month of October.
  •   Milad-un-Nabi/Mawlid/Mouloud is celebrated on the 17th Rabi' al-awwal according to the Islamic calendar. It is a public holiday in Muslim countries.
  •   Halloween celebrates on the day after All Saints.
  •   Melbourne Cup is a sporting event that celebrates only in Victoria. It's also a state holiday only for Victoria.
  •   It is the eve of Christmas day
  •   Christmas Day is observed throughout the world among the Christian Community