Macedonia has a total of 44 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
Christmas Eve (Orthodox)
Saturday January 6 Common local holiday,Orthodox
Orthodox Christmas Day
Many Orthodox churches annually celebrate Christmas Day on or around January 7. This event commemorates the story of Jesus Christ’s birth, according to the Christian Bible.
Sunday January 7 National holiday,Orthodox
Orthodox Christmas Day observed
Many Orthodox churches annually celebrate Christmas Day on or around January 7. This event commemorates the story of Jesus Christ’s birth, according to the Christian Bible.
Monday January 8 National holiday,Orthodox
Epiphany (Orthodox)
Friday January 19 Common local holiday,Orthodox
St Sava's Day
Saturday January 27 Common local holiday
Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Wednesday February 14 Observance
Mothers' Day/International Women's Day
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Thursday March 8 Observance
March Equinox
Tuesday March 20 Season
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday March 25 Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday March 30 Observance
Easter Saturday
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Saturday March 31 Observance
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 1 Observance
Easter Monday
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Monday April 2 Common local holiday
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.
Friday April 6 Common local holiday,Orthodox
Easter Saturday (Orthodox)
The Saturday before Easter Sunday is also known as Holy Saturday for many Orthodox churches worldwide.
Saturday April 7 Observance,Orthodox
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 Observance,Orthodox
International Romani Day (for Romani community)
Sunday April 8 Common local holiday
Easter Monday (Orthodox)
Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
Monday April 9 National holiday,Orthodox
Labor Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Tuesday May 1 National holiday
Vlach’s National Day (for Vlach community)
Wednesday May 23 Common local holiday
Saints Cyril and Methodius' Day
Thursday May 24 National holiday
Eid al-Fitr
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
June Solstice
Thursday June 21 Season
Republic Day
Thursday August 2 National holiday
Eid al-Adha (Feast of 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.
Tuesday August 21 Common local holiday
Feast of the Assumption of Mary (Orthodox)
Tuesday August 28 Common local holiday,Orthodox
Independence Day
Saturday September 8 National holiday
Fathers' Day
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Sunday September 9 Observance
First day of Yom Kippur (Jewish community)
Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) is an important Jewish holiday that centers on the themes of atonement and repentance.
Wednesday September 19 Common local holiday
September Equinox
Sunday September 23 Season
International Bosniaks' Day (for Bosniak community)
Friday September 28 Common local holiday
Day of People’s Uprising
Thursday October 11 National holiday
Day of the Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle
Tuesday October 23 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.
Wednesday October 31 Observance
All Saints' Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Thursday November 1 Common local holiday
Albanian Alphabet Day (Albanian community)
Thursday November 22 Common local holiday
Saint Kliment Ohridski's Day
Saturday December 8 National holiday
December Solstice
Friday December 21 Season
Turkish Language Day (Turkish community)
Friday December 21 Common local holiday
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday December 24 Observance
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 25 Common local 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 Observance