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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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.
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
Epiphany (Orthodox)
Saturday January 19 Common local holiday,Orthodox
St Sava's Day
Sunday January 27 Common local holiday
Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Thursday February 14 Observance
Mothers' Day/International Women's Day
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Friday March 8 Observance
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20 Season
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
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday April 19 Observance
Easter Saturday
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Saturday April 20 Observance
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 21 Observance
Easter Monday
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.
Saturday April 27 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 28 Observance,Orthodox
Easter Monday (Orthodox)
Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
Monday April 29 National holiday,Orthodox
Labour Day
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
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
June Solstice
Friday June 21 Season
Republic Day
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
Independence Day
Sunday September 8 National holiday
Fathers' Day
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Sunday September 8 Observance
Independence Day observed
Monday September 9 National holiday
September Equinox
Monday September 23 Season
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
Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Thursday October 31 Observance
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
December Solstice
Sunday December 22 Season
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 24 Observance
Christmas Day
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.
Tuesday December 31 Observance