Holidays in Slovakia 2025

There are 15 public holidays in Slovakia in 2025, two of which fall on weekends.

Republic Day
Republic Day is a public holiday in Slovakia on January 1, 2025. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of Czechoslovakia being peacefully separated into two sovereign states of the Czech Republic and Slovakia on January 1, 1993.

Epiphany, also called Three Kings' Day, is an important religious festival celebrating the visit of the three kings. It is celebrated on January 6, 2025.

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, April 18, 2025.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 21, 2025.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2025, 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.

Victory over Fascism Day
Victory over Fascism Day is a public holiday in Slovakia on May 8, 2025. The holiday commemorates when Slovakia was liberated from Nazi Germany by the Allied forces on May 8, 1945, which also marks the end of World War II in Europe. It is called Victory Day in some countries.

St. Cyril and St. Methodius Day
St. Cyril and St. Methodius are two brothers who were born in the 9th century in Greece. They both became missionaries when they grew up and brought Christianity to the Slavic peoples of central Europe. The holiday falls on July 5, 2025.

National Uprising Day
National Uprising Day is a public holiday in Slovakia, observed on August 29, 2025. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the armed uprising launched on August 29, 1944, to resist German troops during World War II.

Constitution Day
Constitution Day is a public holiday in Slovakia, observed on September 1, 2025. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when the Slovak National Council passed the constitution of Slovakia on September 1, 1992. The constitution went into effect one month later, on October 1, 1992.

Our Lady of Sorrows
Our Lady of Sorrows, also known as Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows, is an important celebration in the Catholic Church, observed on September 15, 2025. The Seven Sorrows are often depicted as seven daggers stabbed into the Virgin's heart in common religious Catholic imagery.

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.

Freedom and Democracy Day
Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day, observed on November 17, 2025, commemorates the two most important events in the Czech Republic and Slovakia (former Czechoslovakia): the student demonstrations on November 17, 1939, and the student demonstrations on November 1989.

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 holiday has three days including Christmas Eve, Christmas and St. Stephen's Day.

St. Stephen's Day
St. Stephen's Day is observed on December 26, 2025, 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 Slovakia 2025.

Republic DayJan 01, 2025WednesdayPublic Holiday
EpiphanyJan 06, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Good FridayApr 18, 2025FridayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 21, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Victory over Fascism DayMay 08, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
St. Cyril and St. Methodius DayJul 05, 2025SaturdayPublic Holiday
National Uprising DayAug 29, 2025FridayPublic Holiday
Constitution DaySep 01, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Our Lady of SorrowsSep 15, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
All Saints' DayNov 01, 2025SaturdayPublic Holiday
Freedom and Democracy DayNov 17, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Christmas EveDec 24, 2025WednesdayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
St. Stephen's DayDec 26, 2025FridayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Slovakia in 2025.

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