Greece has a total of 22 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
Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus; and Jesus’ baptism.
Friday January 6 National holiday
The Three Holy Hierarchs
Monday January 30 Observance
Clean Monday
Monday February 27 National holiday
March Equinox
Monday March 20 Season
25th of March (national holiday)
Saturday March 25 National holiday
Annunciation of the Lord
Saturday March 25 National holiday
Good Friday
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 National holiday
Easter Sunday
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
Easter Monday
Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
Monday April 17 National holiday
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Monday May 1 National holiday
Holy Spirit Monday
Monday June 5 National holiday
June Solstice
Wednesday June 21 Season
The Restoration of Democracy
Monday July 24 Observance
Dormition of the Holy Virgin
The feast day of the Assumption of Mary, also known as Assumption Day, is the principal feast day of the Virgin Mother Mary, according to Christian tradition. It is celebrated annually on or around August 15 although some countries celebrate the day at other times of the year.
Tuesday August 15 National holiday
September Equinox
Friday September 22 Season
The Ochi day
Saturday October 28 National holiday
Friday November 17 Observance
Armed Forces Day
Tuesday November 21 Observance
December Solstice
Thursday December 21 Season
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
Synaxis of the Mother of God
Tuesday December 26 National holiday