Greece has a total of 23 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
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
Epiphany
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
The Three Holy Hierarchs
Monday January 30
Clean Monday
Monday February 27
March Equinox
Monday March 20
25th of March (national holiday)
Saturday March 25
Annunciation of the Lord
Saturday March 25
Orthodox 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
Orthodox 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
Orthodox Easter Monday
Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
Monday April 17
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Monday May 1
Orthodox Holy Spirit Sunday
Sunday June 4
Orthodox Holy Spirit Monday
Monday June 5
June Solstice
Wednesday June 21
The Restoration of Democracy
Monday July 24
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
September Equinox
Friday September 22
The Ochi day
Saturday October 28
Polytechneio
Friday November 17
Armed Forces Day
Tuesday November 21
December Solstice
Thursday December 21
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday December 25
Synaxis of the Mother of God
Tuesday December 26