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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Holiday Weekday Date
Republic Day
Tuesday January 1
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
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20
Struggle for Human Rights Day
Monday March 25
Unfairly Prosecuted Persons Day
Saturday April 13
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday April 19
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 21
Easter Monday
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Monday April 22
Labor Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1
Anniversary of the Decease of M. R. Štefánik
Saturday May 4
End of World War II
Wednesday May 8
Anniversary of the Memorandum of the Slovak Nation
Friday June 7
June Solstice
Friday June 21
St. Cyril & St. Methodius Day
Friday July 5
Foreign Slovaks Day
Friday July 5
Independence Day
Wednesday July 17
Matice Slovenska Day
Sunday August 4
National Uprising Day
Thursday August 29
Constitution Day
Sunday September 1
Day of the Victims of Holocaust and of racial violence
Monday September 9
Day of Our Lady of Sorrows
Sunday September 15
Foundation of the Slovak National Council Day
Thursday September 19
September Equinox
Monday September 23
Dukla Pass Victims Day
Sunday October 6
Černová Tragedy Day
Sunday October 27
Establishment of the Independent Czecho-Slovak State
Monday October 28
Birth of Ľudovít Ŝtúr Day
Tuesday October 29
Anniversary of the Declaration of the Slovak Nation
Wednesday October 30
Reformation Day
Thursday October 31
All Saints' Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Friday November 1
Fight for Freedom and Democracy Day
Sunday November 17
December Solstice
Sunday December 22
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 24
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday December 25
St. Stephen's Day
Thursday December 26
Day of the Declaration of Slovakia as an Independent Ecclesiastic Province
Monday December 30