Macedonia has a total of 44 holidays in 2019. 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.
|Tuesday||January 1||National holiday|
|Christmas Eve (Orthodox)
||Sunday||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.
|Monday||January 7||National holiday,Orthodox|
||Saturday||January 19||Common local holiday,Orthodox|
|St Sava's Day
||Sunday||January 27||Common local holiday|
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
|Mothers' Day/International Women's Day
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
|Daylight Saving Time starts
||Sunday||March 31||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
|International Romani Day (for Romani community)
||Monday||April 8||Common local holiday|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
|Monday||April 22||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 26||Common local holiday,Orthodox|
|Easter Saturday (Orthodox)
The Saturday before Easter Sunday is also known as Holy Saturday for many Orthodox churches worldwide.
|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.
|Easter Monday (Orthodox)
Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
|Monday||April 29||National holiday,Orthodox|
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Wednesday||May 1||National holiday|
|Vlach’s National Day (for Vlach community)
||Thursday||May 23||Common local holiday|
|Saints Cyril and Methodius' Day
||Friday||May 24||National holiday|
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.
|Wednesday||June 5||National holiday|
||Friday||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.
|Sunday||August 11||Common local holiday|
|Feast of the Assumption of Mary (Orthodox)
||Wednesday||August 28||Common local holiday,Orthodox|
||Sunday||September 8||National holiday|
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
|Independence Day observed
||Monday||September 9||National holiday|
|International Bosniaks' Day (for Bosniak community)
||Saturday||September 28||Common local holiday|
|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||October 9||Common local holiday|
|Day of People’s Uprising
||Friday||October 11||National holiday|
|Day of the Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle
||Wednesday||October 23||National holiday|
|Daylight Saving Time ends
||Sunday||October 27||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
|All Saints' Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
|Friday||November 1||Common local holiday|
|Albanian Alphabet Day (Albanian community)
||Friday||November 22||Common local holiday|
|Saint Kliment Ohridski's Day
||Sunday||December 8||National holiday|
|Turkish Language Day (Turkish community)
||Saturday||December 21||Common local holiday|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Wednesday||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.