Albania has a total of 33 holidays in 2018. 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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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||January 1||National holiday|
|New Year's Day (Day 2)
||Tuesday||January 2||National holiday|
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
||Wednesday||March 14||National holiday|
||Thursday||March 22||National holiday|
|Daylight Saving Time starts
||Sunday||March 25||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
|Sunday||April 1||National holiday|
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
|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.
|Easter Saturday (Orthodox)
The Saturday before Easter Sunday is also known as Holy Saturday for many Orthodox churches worldwide.
|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 8||National holiday,Orthodox|
|Easter Monday (Orthodox)
Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
|International Worker’s Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Tuesday||May 1||National holiday|
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.
|Friday||June 15||National holiday|
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
|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.
|Wednesday||August 22||National holiday|
|Mother Teresa Beatification Day
||Wednesday||September 5||National holiday|
|Daylight Saving Time ends
||Sunday||October 28||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
|Flag and Independence Day
||Wednesday||November 28||National holiday|
||Thursday||November 29||National holiday|
|National Youth Day
||Saturday||December 8||National holiday|
|National Youth Day observed
||Monday||December 10||National holiday|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||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.