Czech Republic has a total of 32 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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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.
Monday January 1 National holiday
Restoration of the Czech Independence Day
Monday January 1 National holiday
Carnival/Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
Wednesday February 14 Christian
St. Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Wednesday February 14 Observance
International Women's Day
Thursday March 8 Observance
March Equinox
Tuesday March 20 Season
Palm Sunday
Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that commemorates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. It is also the start of Holy Week.
Sunday March 25 Christian
Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Thursday March 29 Christian
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday March 30 National holiday
Holy Saturday
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Saturday March 31 Christian
Easter Day
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 1 Christian
Easter Monday
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Monday April 2 National holiday
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Tuesday May 1 National holiday
Victory in Europe Day
Tuesday May 8 National holiday
Ascension Day
Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Thursday May 10 Christian
Mother's Day
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Sunday May 13 Observance
Whit Sunday
Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Sunday May 20 Christian
Whit Monday
Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.
Monday May 21 Christian
Trinity
Trinity Sunday is the first Sunday after Pentecost.
Sunday May 27 Christian
Children's Day
Friday June 1 Observance
Father's Day
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Sunday June 17 Observance
June Solstice
Thursday June 21 Season
Saints Cyril and Methodius
Thursday July 5 National holiday
Jan Hus Day
Friday July 6 National holiday
September Equinox
Sunday September 23 Season
St. Wenceslas Day
Friday September 28 National holiday
Independent Czechoslovak State Day
Sunday October 28 National holiday
Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day
Saturday November 17 National holiday
December Solstice
Friday December 21 Season
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday December 24 National holiday
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 25 National holiday
St. Stephen's Day
Wednesday December 26 National holiday