Slovakia has a total of 36 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
Republic Day
Monday January 1 National holiday
Epiphany
Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus; and Jesus’ baptism.
Saturday January 6 National holiday
March Equinox
Tuesday March 20 Season
Struggle for Human Rights Day
Sunday March 25 Observance
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday March 30 National holiday
Easter Day
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 1 Observance,Christian
Easter Monday
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Monday April 2 National holiday
Unfairly Prosecuted Persons Day
Friday April 13 Observance
Labor Day
Tuesday May 1 National holiday
Anniversary of the Decease of M. R. Štefánik
Friday May 4 Observance
End of World War II
Tuesday May 8 National holiday
Anniversary of the Memorandum of the Slovak Nation
Thursday June 7 Observance
June Solstice
Thursday June 21 Season
St. Cyril & St. Methodius Day
Thursday July 5 National holiday
Foreign Slovaks Day
Thursday July 5 Observance
Independence Day
Tuesday July 17 Observance
Matice Slovenska Day
Saturday August 4 Observance
National Uprising Day
Wednesday August 29 National holiday
Constitution Day
Saturday September 1 National holiday
Day of the Victims of Holocaust and of racial violence
Sunday September 9 Observance
Day of Our Lady of Sorrows
Saturday September 15 National holiday
Foundation of the Slovak National Council Day
Wednesday September 19 Observance
September Equinox
Sunday September 23 Season
Dukla Pass Victims Day
Saturday October 6 Observance
Černová Tragedy Day
Saturday October 27 Observance
Establishment of the Independent Czecho-Slovak State
Sunday October 28 Observance
Birth of Ľudovít Ŝtúr Day
Monday October 29 Observance
Anniversary of the Declaration of the Slovak Nation
Tuesday October 30 National holiday
Reformation Day
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 National holiday
Fight 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
Day of the Declaration of Slovakia as an Independent Ecclesiastic Province
Sunday December 30 Observance