Romania has a total of 33 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 (Anul Nou) and the following day, on January 1 and 2 respectively, are annual holidays in Romania.
Tuesday 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.
Wednesday January 2 National holiday
Unification Day
Unification Day celebrates the political union between Wallachia and Moldavia, which is deemed as the foundation of modern Romania.
Thursday January 24 National holiday
Constantin Brancusi Day
Tuesday February 19 Observance
Dragobete is a folk holiday in Romania with ancient origins that centers on love and the return of spring.
Sunday February 24 Observance
Mărțișor in Romania celebrates the start of spring. The name stems from the word March, which is “martie” in Romanian.
Friday March 1 Observance
International Women's Day
Many people in Romania celebrate Women’s Day on March 8.
Friday March 8 Observance
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20 Season
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 26 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 28 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 29 National holiday,Orthodox
Labor Day / May Day
Labor Day (Ziua muncii) is a national public holiday in Romania on May 1 each year.
Wednesday May 1 National holiday
Mother's Day
Many Romanians celebrate Mother’s Day (Ziua Mamei) on the first Sunday of May.
Sunday May 5 Observance
Monarchy Day
Friday May 10 Observance
Father's Day
Many Romanians celebrate Father’s Day (Ziua Tatălui) on the second Sunday of May.
Sunday May 12 Observance
Children's Day
Children’s Day (Ziua Copilului) is annually celebrated on June 1 in Romania.
Saturday June 1 National holiday
Orthodox Ascension Day
Ascension Day (Înălțarea) is an annual observance in Romania to commemorate the Christian belief of Jesus Christ’s ascension into heaven.
Thursday June 6 Observance,Orthodox
Orthodox Pentecost
Many Christians in Romania celebrate the Pentecost (Rusalii or Rusaliile) public holiday, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Sunday June 16 National holiday,Orthodox
Orthodox Pentecost Monday
Many Christians celebrate the Whit Monday (Rusalii or Rusaliile) public holiday in Romania.
Monday June 17 National holiday,Orthodox
June Solstice
Friday June 21 Season
Flag Day
Romania’s Flag Day (Ziua Tricolorului) is an annual observance on June 26.
Wednesday June 26 Observance
National Anthem Day
Romania’s Anthem Day (Ziua Imnului Național) is an annual observance on July 29.
Monday July 29 Observance
St Mary's Day
The feast day of the Assumption of Mary is a national holiday in Romania on August 15 every year.
Thursday August 15 National holiday
September Equinox
Monday September 23 Season
Some places in Romania, including in parts of Transylvania, have special Halloween events inspired by the Dracula theme on October 31.
Thursday October 31 Observance
St Andrew's Day
St Andrew’s Day (Ziua Sfântului Andrei) is a national holiday in Romania on November 30 every year.
Saturday November 30 National holiday
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.
Sunday December 1 National holiday
Constitution Day
Romania’s Constitution Day is observed on December 8 every year.
Sunday December 8 Observance
December Solstice
Sunday December 22 Season
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve, or the day before Christmas Day, falls on December 24 every year in Romania.
Tuesday December 24 Observance
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is a Christian holiday to celebrate Jesus Christ’s birth in Romania and falls on December 25 every year.
Wednesday 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.
Thursday 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.
Tuesday December 31 Observance