Holidays in Slovenia 2023

There are 15 public holidays in Slovenia in 2023, four of which fall on weekends.

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

Prešeren Day
Prešeren Day is a public holiday in Slovenia, observed on February 8, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the death of France Prešeren, a 19th-century Romantic Slovene poet. He was the greatest Slovene classical poet, inspiring all the later Slovene literature.

Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday is an important Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter Sunday is a public holiday in many countries. In 2023, it falls on April 9.

Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 10, 2023.

Day of Uprising Against Occupation
Day of Uprising Against Occupation is a public holiday in Slovenia on April 27, 2023. The holiday celebrates the establishment of the Anti-Imperialist Front in 1941, which was later renamed the Liberation Front of the Slovene Nation.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1 and May 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.

Whit Sunday
Whit Sunday, also known as Pentecost, 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 May 28, 2023.

Statehood Day
Statehood Day is a public holiday in Slovenia on June 25, 2023. The holiday commemorates the country's declaration of independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. On June 25, the independence act was passed, and independence was declared the next day.

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, 2023.

Reformation Day
Reformation Day, observed on October 31, 2023, commemorates when German monk Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-five Theses, a list of propositions against the Catholic Church for excesses and corruption, on the door of the All Saints' Church in Wittenberg on October 31, 1517.

All Saints' Day
All Saints' Day is observed on November 1, 2023, and commemorates all the saints from Christian history, including those known and unknown.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 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.

Independence and Unity Day
Independence and Unity Day is a public holiday in Slovenia, observed on December 26, 2023. The holiday commemorates the official proclamation of the Slovenian independence referendum on December 26, 1990.

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

New Year's DayJan 01, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
New Year HolidayJan 02, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Prešeren DayFeb 08, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Easter SundayApr 09, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 10, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Day of Uprising
Against Occupation
Apr 27, 2023ThursdayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Labour Day HolidayMay 02, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
Whit SundayMay 28, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Statehood DayJun 25, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Assumption DayAug 15, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
Reformation DayOct 31, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
All Saints' DayNov 01, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Independence and Unity DayDec 26, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Slovenia in 2023.

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