Romania 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 (Anul Nou) and the following day, on January 1 and 2 respectively, are annual holidays in Romania.
|Monday||January 1||National holiday|
|Day after New Year's Day
Both New Year’s Day (Anul Nou) and the following day, on January 1 and 2 respectively, are annual holidays in Romania.
|Tuesday||January 2||National holiday|
Unification Day celebrates the political union between Wallachia and Moldavia, which is deemed as the foundation of modern Romania.
|Wednesday||January 24||National holiday|
|Constantin Brancusi Day
Dragobete is a folk holiday in Romania with ancient origins that centers on love and the return of spring.
Mărțișor in Romania celebrates the start of spring. The name stems from the word March, which is “martie” in Romanian.
|International Women's Day
Many people in Romania celebrate Women’s Day on March 8.
|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 6||National holiday,Orthodox|
|Orthodox Easter Day
Easter (Paștele) is both a religious and a national holiday in Romania. The Easter date is based on the Orthodox Christian Church’s calendar.
|Sunday||April 8||National holiday,Orthodox|
|Orthodox Easter Monday
The Day after Easter (Paștele) is both a religious and a national holiday in Romania. The Easter date is based on the Orthodox Christian Church’s calendar.
|Monday||April 9||National holiday,Orthodox|
|Labor Day / May Day
Labor Day (Ziua muncii) is a national public holiday in Romania on May 1 each year.
|Tuesday||May 1||National holiday|
Many Romanians celebrate Mother’s Day (Ziua Mamei) on the first Sunday of May.
Many Romanians celebrate Father’s Day (Ziua Tatălui) on the second Sunday of May.
|Orthodox Ascension Day
Ascension Day (Înălțarea) is an annual observance in Romania to commemorate the Christian belief of Jesus Christ’s ascension into heaven.
Many Christians in Romania celebrate the Pentecost (Rusalii or Rusaliile) public holiday, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
|Sunday||May 27||National holiday,Orthodox|
|Orthodox Pentecost Monday
Many Christians celebrate the Whit Monday (Rusalii or Rusaliile) public holiday in Romania.
|Monday||May 28||National holiday,Orthodox|
Children’s Day (Ziua Copilului) is annually celebrated on June 1 in Romania.
|Friday||June 1||National holiday|
Romania’s Flag Day (Ziua Tricolorului) is an annual observance on June 26.
|National Anthem Day
Romania’s Anthem Day (Ziua Imnului Național) is an annual observance on July 29.
|St Mary's Day
The feast day of the Assumption of Mary is a national holiday in Romania on August 15 every year.
|Wednesday||August 15||National holiday|
Some places in Romania, including in parts of Transylvania, have special Halloween events inspired by the Dracula theme on October 31.
|St Andrew's Day
St Andrew’s Day (Ziua Sfântului Andrei) is a national holiday in Romania on November 30 every year.
|Friday||November 30||National holiday|
National Day in Romania, also called Unification Day, is an annual public holiday to remember when the country’s provinces became united on December 1, 1918.
|Saturday||December 1||National holiday|
Romania’s Constitution Day is observed on December 8 every year.
Christmas Eve, or the day before Christmas Day, falls on December 24 every year in Romania.
Christmas Day is a Christian holiday to celebrate Jesus Christ’s birth in Romania and falls on December 25 every year.
|Tuesday||December 25||National holiday|
|Second day of Christmas
The second day of Christmas falls on December 26 and is part of a two-day Christian holiday in Romania to celebrate Jesus Christ’s birth.
|Wednesday||December 26||National holiday|
|New Year's Eve
Many Romanians celebrate New Year’s Eve (Revelion) on December 31, the last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.