Greece has a total of 24 holidays in 2021. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Epiphany
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 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.
The Three Holy Hierarchs
Saturday, January 30, 2021 The Three Holy Hierarchs is a observance in Greece
Valentine's Day
Sunday, February 14, 2021 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Clean Monday
Monday, March 15, 2021 Clean Monday is a de facto holiday in Greece
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Greece (Athens)
25th of March (national holiday)
Thursday, March 25, 2021 25th of March (national holiday) is a national holiday in Greece
Annunciation of the Lord
Thursday, March 25, 2021 Annunciation of the Lord is a national holiday in Greece
Orthodox Good Friday
Friday, April 30, 2021 Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world annually observe Good Friday to commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
Labor Day / May Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Orthodox Easter Sunday
Sunday, May 2, 2021 Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
Orthodox Easter Monday
Monday, May 3, 2021 Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
Orthodox Holy Spirit Sunday
Sunday, June 20, 2021 Orthodox Holy Spirit Sunday is a observance in Greece
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Greece (Athens)
Orthodox Holy Spirit Monday
Monday, June 21, 2021 Orthodox Holy Spirit Monday is a de facto holiday in Greece
The Restoration of Democracy
Saturday, July 24, 2021 The Restoration of Democracy is a observance in Greece
Dormition of the Holy Virgin
Sunday, August 15, 2021 The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Greece (Athens)
The Ochi day
Thursday, October 28, 2021 The Ochi day is a de facto holiday in Greece
Polytechneio
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Polytechneio is a observance in Greece
Armed Forces Day
Sunday, November 21, 2021 Armed Forces Day is a observance in Greece
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Greece (Athens)
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Synaxis of the Mother of God
Sunday, December 26, 2021 Synaxis of the Mother of God is a de facto holiday in Greece