Holidays in Hungary 2024

There are 11 public holidays in Hungary in 2024, all of which fall on weekdays.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2024, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Hungarian Revolution of 1848
The Hungarian Revolution of 1848 is a public holiday in Hungary, and it is observed on March 15, 2024. The holiday commemorates the Revolution and the following War of Independence against the Austrian-Hapsburg rule.

Good Friday
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed on Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday, March 29, 2024.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 1, 2024.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2024, 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.

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 2024, the holiday falls on May 20.

Hungary National Day
Hungary National Day, observed on August 20, 2024, commemorates the first King of Hungary St. Stephen, who led the country into a Christian state. He was the first member of his family to become a devout Christian and encouraged the spread of Christianity in the country.

1956 Revolution Memorial Day
1956 Revolution Memorial Day, also known as the Hungarian Uprising, is a public holiday in Hungary, and it is observed on October 23, 2024. The holiday commemorates the start of the nationwide revolution against the Soviet-imposed policies on October 23, 1956.

All Saints' Day
All Saints' Day is observed on November 1, 2024, and commemorates all the saints from Christian history, including those known and unknown.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2024, 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 Hungary 2024.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Hungarian Revolution of 1848Mar 15, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Good FridayMar 29, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 01, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Whit MondayMay 20, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Hungary National DayAug 20, 2024TuesdayPublic Holiday
1956 Revolution Memorial DayOct 23, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
All Saints' DayNov 01, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Second Day of ChristmasDec 26, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Hungary in 2024.

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