Holidays in Bosnia and Herzegovina 2025

Bosnia and Herzegovina | Republic of Srpska

The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the two entities within the State of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has 12 public holidays in 2025, and four public holidays fall on weekends.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world. The holiday has two days: January 1 and 2, 2025.

Independence Day
Independence Day commemorates the anniversary when the referendum for independence ended on March 1, 1992, which led to the declaration of independence of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina on March 3, 1992. It falls on March 1, 2025.

Eid al-Fitr
Muslims worldwide celebrate this religious holiday, celebrating the end of a month of fasting. The holiday falls on the first day of Syawal, the 10th month of the Islamic calendar. The holiday is observed on March 31, 2025.

Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday is an important Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter Sunday is a public holiday in many countries. In 2025, it falls on April 20 in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. The holiday is observed on April 21, 2025 in Western churches.

Labour Day
Labour Day 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. The holiday has two days: May 1 and 2, 2025.

Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha, also known as the festival of sacrifice, is an important Muslim festival. The holiday falls on June 7, 2025, and it honors the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God's command.

All Saints' Day
All Saints' Day is observed on November 1, 2025, and commemorates all the saints from Christian history, including those known and unknown.

Statehood Day
Statehood Day commemorates the anniversary when Bosnia and Herzegovina was re-established as a republic within the Yugoslavian federation by the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia in 1943. The holiday falls on November 25, 2025.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2025, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.

The following is the list of public holidays in Bosnia and Herzegovina 2025.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2025WednesdayNational Holiday
New Year HolidayJan 02, 2025ThursdayNational Holiday
Independence DayMar 01, 2025SaturdayFederation of B&H
Eid al-FitrMar 31, 2025MondayFederation of B&H
Catholic Easter SundayApr 20, 2025SundayFederation of B&H
Catholic Easter MondayApr 21, 2025MondayFederation of B&H
Labour DayMay 01, 2025ThursdayNational Holiday
Labour Day HolidayMay 02, 2025FridayNational Holiday
Eid al-AdhaJun 07, 2025SaturdayFederation of B&H
All Saints' DayNov 01, 2025SaturdayFederation of B&H
Statehood DayNov 25, 2025TuesdayFederation of B&H
Catholic Christmas DayDec 25, 2025ThursdayFederation of B&H

Please also check the working days in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2025.

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