Luxembourg Public Holidays

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A public holiday, national holiday or legal holiday is a holiday generally established by law and is usually a non-working day during the year. This page contains public holidays sorted by years. Holiday dates may be change from time to time, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national holidays and short description of each holiday.
  • If holiday falls on a Weekend (Saturday or Sunday), then employer should provide replacement pay day off within three months
  • Besides entitlement of public holidays, employees in Luxembourg entitled to minimum of 25 days annual leave

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DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day (Neijoerschdag) - First day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
14 AprFriGood Friday (Karfreideg) - Banks are closed. Commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary
17 AprMonEaster Monday (Ouschterméindeg) - Monday after Easter Sunday. Celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead
1 MayMonLabour Day (Dag vun der Aarbecht) - Annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers.
25 MayThursAscension Day (Christi Himmelfaart) - Commemorates departure of Christ from Earth into the presence of God. 39 days after Easter
5 JunMonWhitmonday (Péngschtméindeg) - 7th Monday after Easter. Celebrated the day after Pentecost, a moveable feast in the Christian calendar. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
11 JunSunMother's Day - Celebration honoring the mother of the family. 2nd Sunday in June. Not a Public Holiday
23 JunFriNational Day / Grand Dukes' Official Birthday (Nationalfeierdag)
15 AugTueAssumption Day / Assumption of Mary (Léiffrawëschdag) - Is a very important day in the Catholic religion. It is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ
1 OctSunFather's Day - Is a celebration honoring fathers. 1st Sunday in October. Not a Public Holiday
1 NovWedAll Saints Day (Allerhellgen) - Celebrated in honour of all the saints, known and unknown
2 NovThursAll Souls Day - Commemorates All Souls, the Holy Souls, or the Faithful Departed. Not a Public Holiday
25 DecMonChristmas Day (Chrëschtdag) - Celebrate the birth of Christ
26 DecTueSt. Stephens Day (Stiefesdag) - A holiday celebrated the day after Christmas Day. The name of Boxing Day comes from people getting rid of empty boxes from presents after Christmas day

DateDayHoliday
1 JanWedNew Year's Day
18 AprFriGood Friday
21 AprMonEaster Monday
1 MayThursLabour Day
29 MayThursAscension Day
9 JunMonWhitmonday
23 JunMonNational Day
15 AugFriAssumption Day
1 NovSatAll Saints Day
2 NovSunAll Souls Day
25 DecThursChristmas Day
26 DecFriSt. Stephens Day

DateDayHoliday
1 JanThursNew Year's Day
3 AprFriGood Friday
6 AprMonEaster Monday
1 MayFriLabour Day
14 MayThursAscension Day
25 MayMonWhitmonday
23 JunTueNational Day
15 AugSatAssumption Day
1 NovSunAll Saints Day
2 NovMonAll Souls Day
24 DecThursChristmas Eve
25 DecFriChristmas Day
26 DecSatSt. Stephens Day

DateDayHoliday
1 JanFriNew Year's Day
25 MarFriGood Friday
28 MarMonEaster Monday
1 MaySunLabour Day
5 MayThursAscension Day
16 MayMonWhitmonday
23 JunThursNational Day
15 AugMonAssumption Day
1 NovTueAll Saints Day
2 NovWedAll Souls Day
25 DecSunChristmas Day
26 DecMonSt. Stephens Day

DateDayHoliday
1 JanMonNew Year's Day
30 MarFriGood Friday (Banks are closed)
2 AprMonEaster Monday (Monday after Easter Sunday)
1 MayTueLabour Day
10 MayThursAscension Day (40th days after Easter)
21 MayMonWhitmonday (7th Monday after Easter. Also known as Pentecost Monday)
10 JunSunMother's Day (2nd Sunday in June. Not a Public Holiday)
23 JunSatNational Day (Grand Dukes Official Birthday)
15 AugWedAssumption Day (Assumption of Mary)
7 OctSunFather's Day (1st Sunday in October. Not a Public Holiday)
1 NovThursAll Saints Day (Toussaint)
2 NovFriAll Souls Day (Not a Public Holiday)
25 DecTueChristmas Day
26 DecWedSt. Stephens Day (Saint-Etienne)

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