Holidays in Croatia 2026

There are 14 public holidays in Croatia in 2026, five of which fall on weekends.

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, called Three Kings' Day, is an important religious festival celebrating the three kings' visit. It is celebrated on April 6, 2026.

Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday is an important Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter Sunday is a public holiday in Croatia on April 5, 2026.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 6, 2026.

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.

Statehood Day
Statehood Day, on May 30, 2026, celebrates the constitution of the first modern multi-party Croatian Parliament in 1990 following the parliamentary election, the first free, multi-party election held in Croatia since 1938.

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 4, 2026.

Anti-Fascist Struggle Day
Anti-Fascist Struggle Day marks the forming of the First Sisak Partisan Detachment on June 22, 1941, which was the first armed anti-fascist power in Yugoslavia against the forces of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and the puppet state, the Independent State of Croatia during World War II. It falls on June 22, 2026.

Victory Day
Victory Day, observed on August 5, 2026, commemorates the anniversary of when the Croatian Army took the city of Knin during Operation Storm, which effectively ended the Republic of Serbian Krajina proto-state.

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.

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.

Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day, on November 18, 2026, commemorates the anniversary of the fall of Vukovar on November 18, 1991. The Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) attacked Croatian-held territory in eastern Slavonia, including the city of Vukovar, in August 1991.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2026, 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.

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 Croatia 2026.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2026ThursdayPublic Holiday
EpiphanyJan 06, 2026TuesdayPublic Holiday
Easter SundayApr 05, 2026SundayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 06, 2026MondayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2026FridayPublic Holiday
Statehood DayMay 30, 2026SaturdayPublic Holiday
Corpus ChristiJun 04, 2026ThursdayPublic Holiday
Anti-Fascist Struggle DayJun 22, 2026MondayPublic Holiday
Victory DayAug 05, 2026WednesdayPublic Holiday
Assumption of MaryAug 15, 2026SaturdayPublic Holiday
All Saints' DayNov 01, 2026SundayPublic Holiday
Remembrance DayNov 18, 2026WednesdayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2026FridayPublic Holiday
St. Stephen's DayDec 26, 2026SaturdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Croatia in 2026.

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