Public Holidays in Czech Republic in 2017

Czech Republic Upcoming Public Holidays in Czech Republic

Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve

24 December 2017 This National holiday is in 33 days. Celebrated with a holy supper of twelve dishes representing the twelve apostles.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 34 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

St Stephens Day
St. Stephen's Day

26 December 2017 This National holiday is in 35 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

Czech Republic List of National Public holidays of Czech Republic in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 Restoration Day of the Independent Czech State Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
Monday May 08 May 8 Liberation Day The end of World War II in Europe
Sunday May 14 May 14 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Wednesday July 05 Jul 5 St Cyril and Methodius Day Slavic missionaries Cyril (Constantine) and Metod (Methodius) came to Great Moravia
Thursday July 06 Jul 6 Jan Hus Day The anniversary of the martyrdom of Jan Hus
Thursday September 28 Sep 28 St Wenceslas Day Day of the Czech statehood
Saturday October 28 Oct 28 Foundation of the independent Czechoslovak State Marks the creation of Czechoslovakia in 1918
Friday November 17 Nov 17 Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day Commemorating student demonstrations in 1939 and 1989
Sunday December 24 Dec 24 Christmas Eve Christmas presents are opened in the evening on Christmas Eve in Slovakia
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day First Christmas Holiday
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 St Stephens Day Second Christmas Holiday


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Holidays are observed on their calendar date. If the date of a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then the holiday will not be moved to a weekday.

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