There are 11 public holidays in Ukraine in 2023, five of which fall on weekends.
New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 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 Day
Orthodox Christmas Day 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. It is celebrated on January 7, 2023.
Orthodox Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday is an important Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter Sunday is a public holiday in many countries. It falls on April 16, 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.
Victory Day is a public holiday in Ukraine, observed on May 9, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when the German Instrument of Surrender was signed. It was a legal document that effected the extinction of Nazi Germany and ended World War II in Europe.
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 4, 2023.
Orthodox Pentecost Monday
Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a religious festival Christians celebrate. It falls on the day after Pentecost, the 50th day after Easter Sunday. In 2023, the holiday falls on June 5, 2023.
Constitution Day, observed on June 28, 2023, commemorates the anniversary of the Constitution of Ukraine being approved on June 28, 1996. The constitution is the most important legal document which contains the basic personal rights and obligations in the political, economic, social, and cultural areas.
Independence Day, observed on August 24, 2023, commemorates the Declaration of Independence by the Verkhovna Rada on August 24, 1991, which was confirmed by the independence referendum on December 1, 1991. Over 92% of voters approved the declaration of independence in the referendum.
Defender of Ukraine Day
Defenders Day is a public holiday in Ukraine celebrated annually on October 14, 2023. The holiday honors veterans and fallen members of the Ukrainian armed forces.
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.
The following is the list of public holidays in Ukraine 2023.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|New Year's Day Holiday||Jan 02, 2023||Monday||Observed|
|Orthodox Christmas Day||Jan 07, 2023||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Christmas Holiday||Jan 09, 2023||Monday||Observed|
|International Women's Day||Mar 08, 2023||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Easter Sunday||Apr 16, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Easter Monday||Apr 17, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Labour Day||May 01, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Victory Day||May 09, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Pentecost||Jun 04, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Pentecost Monday||Jun 05, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Constitution Day||Jun 28, 2023||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Independence Day||Aug 24, 2023||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Defender of Ukraine Day||Oct 14, 2023||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Defender of Ukraine Day Holiday||Oct 16, 2023||Monday||Observed|
|Catholic Christmas||Dec 25, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in Ukraine in 2023.