Holidays in Romania 2024

There are 15 public holidays in Romania in 2024, five of which fall on weekends: Saturday and Sunday.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1 and January 2, 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.

Union of the Romanian Principalities
Union of the Romanian Principalities commemorates the unification of the two Romanian Principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia on January 24, 1859, after a long historical process. The union of the two Principalities was considered the first step toward the Romanian nation's most important political goal to achieve a unitary Romanian state. The holiday falls on January 24, 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.

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, May 3, 2024.

Orthodox Easter
Orthodox Easter is an important Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter Sunday is a public holiday on May 5, 2024.

Orthodox Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on May 6, 2024.

International Children's Day
International Children's Day is a holiday observed on June 1, 2024. The holiday honors children, promoting international awareness and improving children's welfare.

Orthodox Pentecost
Orthodox Pentecost, also known as Whit Sunday, is an important Christian festival commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost. It is celebrated on the seventh Sunday or 49 days after Easter Sunday. It falls on June 23, 2024.

Orthodox Pentecost Monday
Pentecost, or Whit 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 June 24.

Assumption Day
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, 2024.

St. Andrew's Day
Saint Andrew's Day, observed on November 30, 2024, is the feast day of Saint Andrew, a Christian Apostle. According to New Testament, Andrew and his brother, Simon Peter, were fishermen and became the disciples of Jesus Christ when Jesus walked along the shore of the Sea of Galilee.

Great Union Day
Great Union Day, observed on December 1, 2024, commemorates the achievement of Romanian unification, especially the unification of Transylvania, Bessarabia, and Bukovina with the Romanian Kingdom in 1918.

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 Romania 2024.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
New Year's Day HolidayJan 02, 2024TuesdayPublic Holiday
Union of the
Romanian Principalities
Jan 24, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Orthodox Good FridayMay 03, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Orthodox EasterMay 05, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
Orthodox Easter MondayMay 06, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
International Children's DayJun 01, 2024SaturdayPublic Holiday
Orthodox PentecostJun 23, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
Orthodox Pentecost MondayJun 24, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Assumption DayAug 15, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday
St. Andrew's DayNov 30, 2024SaturdayPublic Holiday
Great Union DayDec 01, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Christmas Day HolidayDec 26, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Romania in 2024.

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