Holidays in Montenegro 2023

There are seven public holidays with 13 days in Montenegro in 2023, four of which fall on weekends: Saturday and Sunday.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1 and 2, 2023, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Orthodox Christmas
Orthodox Christmas is celebrated on January 7, 2023, 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 lasts three days.

Orthodox 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 14, 2023.

Orthodox Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 17, 2023.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1 and 2, 2023, 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.

Independence Day
Independence Day is a public holiday in Montenegro, observed on May 21 and 22, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the independence referendum on May 21, 2006, which led to the independence of Montenegro on June 3.

Statehood Day
Statehood Day is a public holiday in Montenegro, observed on July 13 and 14, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of Montenegro becoming an independent state in the Congress of Berlin in 1878.

The following is the list of public holidays in Montenegro 2023.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
New Year HolidayJan 02, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
New Year HolidayJan 03, 2023TuesdayObserved
Orthodox Christmas EveJan 06, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Orthodox ChristmasJan 07, 2023SaturdayPublic Holiday
Orthodox Christmas HolidayJan 08, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Orthodox Christmas HolidayJan 09, 2023MondayObserved
Orthodox Good FridayApr 14, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Orthodox Easter MondayApr 17, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Labour Day HolidayMay 02, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
Independence DayMay 21, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Independence Day HolidayMay 22, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Independence Day HolidayMay 23, 2023TuesdayObserved
Statehood DayJul 13, 2023ThursdayPublic Holiday
Statehood Day HolidayJul 14, 2023FridayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Montenegro in 2023.

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