Lithuania 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.
  • Public holidays in Lithuania are observed on their calendar date. If holiday falls on a weekend (Saturday or Sunday), then the holiday will not be moved to a weekday.

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DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day (Naujieji metai) - First day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar
16 FebThursRestoration of the State Day (Lietuvos valstybės atkūrimo diena) - Act of February 16 was signed by the Council of Lithuania on February 16, 1918, proclaiming the restoration of an independent State of Lithuania
11 MarSatRestoration of Independence Day (In 1990, Lithuania was restored as an independent state)
17 AprMonEaster Monday (Velykos)- Monday after Easter Sunday. Celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead
1 MayMonLabour Day (Tarptautinė darbo diena) - International Workers' Day. Annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers
7 MaySunMother's Day (Motinos diena) - Celebration honoring the mother of the family. 1st Sunday in May. Not a Public Holiday
4 JunSunFather's Day (Tėvo diena) - Is a celebration honoring fathers. 1st Sunday in June. Not a Public Holiday
24 JunSatSt. John's Day (Joninės, Rasos) - Celebrated according to mostly pagan traditions
6 JulThursAnniversary of the Coronation of King Mindaugas (Lietuvos karaliaus Mindaugo karūnavimo) - Commemorates coronation of the first king, Mindaugas
15 AugTueAssumption Day (Žolinė) - Is a very important day in the Catholic religion. It is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ
1 NovWedAll Saints Day (Visų šventųjų diena) - Celebrated in honour of all the saints, known and unknown
24 DecSunChristmas Eve (Šv. Kūčios)
25 DecMonChristmas Day (Šv. Kalėdos) - Celebrate the birth of Christ
26 DecTueSecond day of Christmas (Celebrated on 26th December)

DateDayHoliday
1 JanWedNew Year's Day
16 FebSunRestoration of the State Day
11 MarTueRestoration of Independence Day
21 AprMonEaster Monday
1 MayThursLabour Day
24 JunTueSt. John's Day
6 JulSunAnniversary of the Coronation of King Mindaugas
15 AugFriAssumption Day
1 NovSatAll Saints Day
24 DecWedChristmas Eve
25 DecThursChristmas Day
26 DecFriSecond day of Christmas

DateDayHoliday
1 JanThursNew Year's Day
16 FebMonRestoration of the State Day
11 MarWedRestoration of Independence Day
6 AprMonEaster Monday
1 MayFriLabour Day
24 JunWedSt. John's Day
6 JulMonAnniversary of the Coronation of King Mindaugas
15 AugSatAssumption Day
1 NovSunAll Saints Day
24 DecThursChristmas Eve
25 DecFriChristmas Day
26 DecSatSecond day of Christmas

DateDayHoliday
1 JanFriNew Year's Day
16 FebTueRestoration of the State Day
11 MarFriRestoration of Independence Day
28 AprMonEaster Monday
1 MaySunLabour Day
24 JunFriSt. John's Day
6 JulWedAnniversary of the Coronation of King Mindaugas
15 AugMonAssumption Day
1 NovTueAll Saints Day
24 DecSatChristmas Eve
25 DecSunChristmas Day
26 DecMonSecond day of Christmas

DateDayHoliday
1 JanMonNew Year's Day
16 FebFriRestoration of the State Day (Marks the act of Independence from Germany in 1918)
11 MarSunRestoration of Independence Day (In 1990, Lithuania was restored as an independent state)
2 AprMonEaster Monday (Monday after Easter Sunday)
1 MayTueLabour Day
6 MaySunMother's Day (1st Sunday in May. Not a Public Holiday)
3 JunSunFather's Day (1st Sunday in June. Not a Public Holiday)
24 JunSunSt. John's Day (Jonines)
6 JulFriAnniversary of the Coronation of King Mindaugas
15 AugWedAssumption Day (Zoline)
1 NovThursAll Saints Day
24 DecMonChristmas Eve
25 DecTueChristmas Day
26 DecWedSecond day of Christmas (Celebrated on 26th December)

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