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 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 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, 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 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 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 Day||Jan 01, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|New Year's Day Holiday||Jan 02, 2024||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Union of the |
|Jan 24, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Labour Day||May 01, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Good Friday||May 03, 2024||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Easter||May 05, 2024||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Easter Monday||May 06, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|International Children's Day||Jun 01, 2024||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Pentecost||Jun 23, 2024||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Pentecost Monday||Jun 24, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Assumption Day||Aug 15, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|St. Andrew's Day||Nov 30, 2024||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Great Union Day||Dec 01, 2024||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day Holiday||Dec 26, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in Romania in 2024.