What you need to know about this major religious holiday in Marmaris Turkey

What you need to know about this major religious holiday in Marmaris Turkey

One of the major religious holiday celebrations in Turkey and the rest of the Muslim world is just around the corner. The Holy month of Ramazan or Ramadan continues now when religious people are abstaining from food and drink for the daytime, many religious people will refrain from many secular activities. The restrictions are less severe in tourism areas like Marmaris, Bodrum, Fethiye, Kusadasi and Antalya but most traditions and religious beliefs are observed. At the end of the Holy month of Ramazan the Ramazan Bayramı or Ramazan festival is one of the most festive times in Turkey.

What you will love about Ramazan Festival in Turkey is the sweets, especially traditional Turkish baklava and treats for children including free amusement parks for kids, shopping discounts and special offers around Marmaris.

This year the Ramazan festival is observed nationwide Fri, Apr 9, 2024 – Sun, Apr 12, 2024. So it is going to be a long week in Marmaris and all of Turkey. Businesses, schools, banks and government services will cease normal operations for the duration of the holiday. Public sector employees will enjoy a 9-day holiday starting Sat, Apr 6, 2024 until Sun, Apr 14, 2024.

Increased security, business closures, and transport disruptions are likely. We at marmarisinfo.com would advise the following. Confirm and double check travel arrangements and business appointments. Limit nonessential travel during the holiday and allow additional time to reach destinations. Plan going out and meals ahead of time, as most restaurants will be closed during the fasting period in Ramazan month or fully booked during the Ramazan festival.

Ramazan festival

  • Ramazan festival Eve: 9 April 2024
  • Ramazan festival 1.Day: 10 April 2024
  • Ramazan festival 2.Day: 11 April 2024
  • Ramazan festival 3.Day: 12 April 2024

Eid festival

  • Eid festival Eve: 15 June 2024
  • Eid festival 1.Day: 16 June 2024
  • Eid festival 2.Day: 17 June 2024
  • Eid festival 3.Day: 18 June 2024
  • Eid festival 4.Day: 19 June 2024