Latvia 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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|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|
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
|Daylight Saving Time starts
||Sunday||March 25||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||March 30||National holiday|
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.
|Monday||April 2||National holiday|
|Special Working Day
|Labour Day/May Day holiday
||Monday||April 30||National holiday|
|Labour 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|
|Constituent Assembly Convocation Day
||Tuesday||May 1||National holiday|
|Independence Restoration Day
||Friday||May 4||National holiday|
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
|Sunday||May 13||National holiday|
Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
|Sunday||May 20||National holiday|
||Saturday||June 23||National holiday|
||Sunday||June 24||National holiday|
|Last Day of the Song and Dance Festival
||Sunday||July 8||National holiday|
|Last Day of the Song and Dance Festival observed
||Monday||July 9||National holiday|
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
|Visit of Pope Francis
||Monday||September 24||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.
|Republic of Latvia Proclamation Day
||Sunday||November 18||National holiday|
|Republic of Latvia Proclamation Day observed
||Monday||November 19||National holiday|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||December 24||National holiday|
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||December 25||National holiday|
|Second Day of Christmas
||Wednesday||December 26||National holiday|
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||December 31||National holiday|