Holidays in Austria 2026

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There are 13 national holidays in Austria in 2026, three of which fall on weekends.

Besides the national holidays, there are regional holidays in each state. Please check below the 13 national holidays:

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2026, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Epiphany, also called Three Kings' Day, is an important religious festival celebrating the visit of the three kings. It is celebrated on April 6, 2026in Western churches.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. The holiday is observed on April 06, 2026 in Western churches.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2026, and it celebrates the achievements of workers. The holiday originates in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.

Ascension Day
Also known as the Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ, Ascension Day commemorates the Christian belief in the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven. It falls on May 14, 2026.

Whit Monday
Whit Monday, also known as Pentecost Monday, is an important religious festival Christians celebrate. It falls on the day after Pentecost, the 50th day after Easter Sunday. In 2026, the holiday falls on May 25.

Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi celebrates the real presence of the body and blood, soul and divinity of Jesus Christ in the elements of the Eucharist. It is observed on June 04, 2026.

Assumption of Mary
Assumption Day commemorates the day that the bodily taking up of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus, into Heaven. The holiday is observed on August 15, 2026.

National Day
National Day is a public holiday in Austria, and it is observed on October 26 each year. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when the constitutional law on permanent neutrality came into force on October 26, 1955.

All Saints' Day
All Saints' Day is observed on November 1, 2026, and commemorates all the saints from Christian history, including those known and unknown.

Immaculate Conception Day
The holiday is observed on December 8, 2026, and it celebrates the Virgin Mary has been free of original sin from the moment of her conception.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. It is a sharing holiday, and people exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.

St. Stephen's Day
St. Stephen's Day is observed on December 26, 2026, a holiday commemorating the life of St. Stephen, a Christian deacon and the first Christian martyr.

The following is the list of public holidays in Austria 2026.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2026ThursdayPublic Holiday
EpiphanyJan 06, 2026TuesdayPublic Holiday
St. Joseph's DayMar 19, 2026ThursdayCarinthia, Styria, Tyrol, Vorarlberg
Easter MondayApr 06, 2026MondayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2026FridayPublic Holiday
St. Florian's DayMay 04, 2026MondayUpper Austria
Ascension DayMay 14, 2026ThursdayPublic Holiday
Whit MondayMay 25, 2026MondayPublic Holiday
Corpus ChristiJun 04, 2026ThursdayPublic Holiday
Assumption DayAug 15, 2026SaturdayPublic Holiday
St. Rupert's DaySep 24, 2026ThursdaySalzburg
Referendum DayOct 10, 2026SaturdayCarinthia
National DayOct 26, 2026MondayPublic Holiday
All Saints' DayNov 01, 2026SundayPublic Holiday
St. Martin's DayNov 11, 2026WednesdayBurgenland
St. Leopold's DayNov 15, 2026SundayLower Austria, Vienna
Immaculate ConceptionDec 08, 2026TuesdayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2026FridayPublic Holiday
St. Stephen's DayDec 26, 2026SaturdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Austria in 2026.

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