Slovenia 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.


1 JanSunNew Year's Day (novo leto) - First day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar
2 JanMonNew Year's Day
8 FebWedPreseren Day (Prešernov dan, slovenski kulturni praznik) - Day of Slovenian Culture. State Holiday. Anniversary of the death of Slovenian poet France Prešeren, established as the national cultural day in 1944, work-free since 1991
17 AprMonEaster Monday (velikonočna ponedeljek) - Celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Monday after Easter Sunday. Work-free day
27 AprThursResistance Day / Resistance (dan upora proti okupatorju) - Marks the establishment in 1941 of the Anti-Imperialist Front to fight "imperialists", later renamed the Liberation Front to fight the German, Italian, Hungarian, and Croatian partition and annexation of Slovenia. State Holiday
1 MayMonLabour Day / May Day (praznik dela) - Commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement. State Holiday)
2 MayTueLabour Day Holiday
25 JunSunStatehood Day (dan državnosti) - Commemorates Slovenia's declaration of independence from Yugoslavia on 25 June 1991.
15 AugTueAssumption Day (Marijino vnebovzetje) - s a very important day in the Catholic religion. It is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ. Work-free day since 1922.
31 OctTueReformation Day (dan reformacije) - commemorates the day in 1517 when a German monk named Martin Luther (1483-1546) strode up to the church in Wittenburg and nailed his 95 'theses' (or propositions) to the church door. State holiday since 1992
1 NovWedAll Saints Day - State holiday. Celebrated in honour of all the saints, known and unknown
25 DecMonChristmas Day (božič) - Work-free day. Abolished in 1953 and re-instituted in 1991. Celebrate the birth of Christ
26 DecTueIndependence and Unity Day (dan samostojnosti in enotnosti) - State Holiday,work free. Commemorates the proclamation of the independence plebiscite results in 1990

1 JanWedNew Year's Day
8 FebSatPreseren Day
21 AprMonEaster Monday
27 AprSunResistance Day
1 MayThursLabour Day
2 MayFriLabour Day Holiday
25 JunWedStatehood Day
15 AugFriAssumption Day
31 OctFriReformation Day
1 NovSatAll Saints Day
25 DecThursChristmas Day
26 DecFriIndependence and Unity Day

1 JanThursNew Year's Day
8 FebSunPreseren Day
6 AprMonEaster Monday
27 AprMonResistance Day
1 MayFriLabour Day
2 MaySatLabour Day Holiday
25 JunThursStatehood Day
15 AugSatAssumption Day
31 OctSatReformation Day
1 NovSunAll Saints Day
25 DecFriChristmas Day
26 DecSatIndependence and Unity Day

1 JanFriNew Year's Day
8 FebMonPreseren Day
28 MarMonEaster Monday
27 AprWedResistance Day
1 MaySunLabour Day
2 MayMonLabour Day Holiday
25 JunSatStatehood Day
15 AugMonAssumption Day
31 OctMonReformation Day
1 NovTueAll Saints Day
25 DecSunChristmas Day
26 DecMonIndependence and Unity Day

1 JanMonNew Year's Day
2 JanTueNew Year's Day
8 FebThursPreseren Day (Day of Slovenian Culture. State Holiday)
2 AprMonEaster Monday (Monday after Easter Sunday. Work-free day)
27 AprFriResistance Day (Previously know as Liberation Front Day. State Holiday)
1 MayTueLabour Day (May Day. State Holiday)
2 MayWedLabour Day Holiday
25 JunMonStatehood Day (Commemorates Independence from Yugoslavia in 1911. State Holiday)
15 AugWedAssumption Day (Work-free day)
31 OctWedReformation Day (State holiday)
1 NovThursAll Saints Day (State holiday)
25 DecTueChristmas Day (Work-free day)
26 DecWedIndependence and Unity Day (State Holiday)

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