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 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 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 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 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 in 2023.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|New Year Holiday||Jan 02, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|New Year Holiday||Jan 03, 2023||Tuesday||Observed|
|Orthodox Christmas Eve||Jan 06, 2023||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Christmas||Jan 07, 2023||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Christmas Holiday||Jan 08, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Christmas Holiday||Jan 09, 2023||Monday||Observed|
|Orthodox Good Friday||Apr 14, 2023||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Easter Monday||Apr 17, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Labour Day||May 01, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Labour Day Holiday||May 02, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Independence Day||May 21, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Independence Day Holiday||May 22, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Independence Day Holiday||May 23, 2023||Tuesday||Observed|
|Statehood Day||Jul 13, 2023||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Statehood Day Holiday||Jul 14, 2023||Friday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in Montenegro in 2023.