Slovakia has a total of 36 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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||Tuesday||January 1||National holiday|
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.
|Sunday||January 6||National holiday|
|Struggle for Human Rights Day
|Unfairly Prosecuted Persons Day
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||April 19||National holiday|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
|Monday||April 22||National holiday|
||Wednesday||May 1||National holiday|
|Anniversary of the Decease of M. R. Štefánik
|End of World War II
||Wednesday||May 8||National holiday|
|Anniversary of the Memorandum of the Slovak Nation
|St. Cyril & St. Methodius Day
||Friday||July 5||National holiday|
|Foreign Slovaks Day
|Matice Slovenska Day
|National Uprising Day
||Thursday||August 29||National holiday|
||Sunday||September 1||National holiday|
|Day of the Victims of Holocaust and of racial violence
|Day of Our Lady of Sorrows
||Sunday||September 15||National holiday|
|Foundation of the Slovak National Council Day
|Dukla Pass Victims Day
|Černová Tragedy Day
|Establishment of the Independent Czecho-Slovak State
|Birth of Ľudovít Ŝtúr Day
|Anniversary of the Declaration of the Slovak Nation
|All Saints' Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
|Friday||November 1||National holiday|
|Fight for Freedom and Democracy Day
||Sunday||November 17||National holiday|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||December 24||National holiday|
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Wednesday||December 25||National holiday|
|St. Stephen's Day
||Thursday||December 26||National holiday|
|Day of the Declaration of Slovakia as an Independent Ecclesiastic Province