Albania has a total of 32 holidays in 2017. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Weekday Date Type
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Sunday January 1 National holiday
New Year's Day (Day 2)
Monday January 2 National holiday
Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Tuesday February 14 Observance
Mothers' Day
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Wednesday March 8 Observance
Summer Day
Tuesday March 14 National holiday
March Equinox
Monday March 20 Season
Nevruz Day
Wednesday March 22 National holiday
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday March 26 Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday April 14 Observance
Good Friday (Orthodox)
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world annually observe Good Friday to commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
Friday April 14 Observance,Orthodox
Holy Saturday
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Saturday April 15 Observance
Easter Saturday (Orthodox)
The Saturday before Easter Sunday is also known as Holy Saturday for many Orthodox churches worldwide.
Saturday April 15 Observance,Orthodox
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 16 National holiday
Easter Sunday (Orthodox)
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
Sunday April 16 National holiday,Orthodox
Easter Monday
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Monday April 17 Observance
Easter Monday (Orthodox)
Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
Monday April 17 Observance,Orthodox
International Worker’s Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Monday May 1 National holiday
Fathers' Day
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Sunday June 18 Observance
June Solstice
Wednesday June 21 Season
Eid al-Fitr
Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Monday June 26 National holiday
Feast of the Sacrifice
Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Saturday September 2 National holiday
Mother Teresa Beatification Day
Tuesday September 5 National holiday
September Equinox
Friday September 22 Season
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday October 29 Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Tuesday October 31 Observance
Flag and Independence Day
Tuesday November 28 National holiday
Liberation Day
Wednesday November 29 National holiday
National Youth Day
Friday December 8 National holiday
December Solstice
Thursday December 21 Season
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Sunday December 24 Observance
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday December 25 National holiday
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Sunday December 31 Observance