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 Type
Republic Day
Tuesday January 1 National holiday
Epiphany
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
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20 Season
Struggle for Human Rights Day
Monday March 25 Observance
Unfairly Prosecuted Persons Day
Saturday April 13 Observance
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday April 19 National holiday
Easter Day
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 21 Observance,Christian
Easter Monday
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Monday April 22 National holiday
Labor Day
Wednesday May 1 National holiday
Anniversary of the Decease of M. R. Štefánik
Saturday May 4 Observance
End of World War II
Wednesday May 8 National holiday
Anniversary of the Memorandum of the Slovak Nation
Friday June 7 Observance
June Solstice
Friday June 21 Season
St. Cyril & St. Methodius Day
Friday July 5 National holiday
Foreign Slovaks Day
Friday July 5 Observance
Independence Day
Wednesday July 17 Observance
Matice Slovenska Day
Sunday August 4 Observance
National Uprising Day
Thursday August 29 National holiday
Constitution Day
Sunday September 1 National holiday
Day of the Victims of Holocaust and of racial violence
Monday September 9 Observance
Day of Our Lady of Sorrows
Sunday September 15 National holiday
Foundation of the Slovak National Council Day
Thursday September 19 Observance
September Equinox
Monday September 23 Season
Dukla Pass Victims Day
Sunday October 6 Observance
Černová Tragedy Day
Sunday October 27 Observance
Establishment of the Independent Czecho-Slovak State
Monday October 28 Observance
Birth of Ľudovít Ŝtúr Day
Tuesday October 29 Observance
Anniversary of the Declaration of the Slovak Nation
Wednesday October 30 Observance
Reformation Day
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 National holiday
Fight for Freedom and Democracy Day
Sunday November 17 National 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 National holiday
Christmas Day
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
Monday December 30 Observance