Public Holidays in Hungary in 2016

Hungary Upcoming Holidays in Hungary

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This National holiday is in 22 days. People buy (or make) presents for their relatives and friends in the preceding couple o...

Second Day of Christmas
Second Day of Christmas

26 December 2016 This National holiday is in 23 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

New Years Day
New Years Day

1 January 2017 This National holiday is in 29 days. According to tradition, lentil soup eaten on this day makes people wealthy, rolling out...

Hungary List of national public holidays of Hungary in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Ujev
Monday March 14 Mar 14 Public Holiday Bridge holiday. Compensated by Saturday 5 March
Tuesday March 15 Mar 15 National Day Memorial day of the 1848 Revolution
Sunday March 27 Mar 27 Easter Sunday Good Friday work-free for Protestants
Monday March 28 Mar 28 Easter Monday Ducking Monday
Sunday May 01 May 1 Labour day Anniversary of the accession to the EU
Sunday May 01 May 1 Mother's Day 1st Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Sunday May 15 May 15 Pentecost Sunday Fifty days after Easter
Monday May 16 May 16 Whit Monday Monday after Pentecost
Sunday June 19 Jun 19 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Saturday August 20 Aug 20 Saint Stephens Day St. Stephen was the first king of Hungary
Sunday October 23 Oct 23 Republic Day The day of the proclamation of the Third Hungarian Republic
Monday October 31 Oct 31 Public Holiday Bridge holiday. Compensated by Saturday 15 October
Tuesday November 01 Nov 1 All Saints Day A day to remember lost ones
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Monday December 26 Dec 26 Second Day of Christmas Celebrated on 26th December


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Holidays are observed on their calendar date.

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