Public Holidays in Macedonia in 2017

Macedonia Upcoming Holidays in Macedonia

Independence Day
Independence Day

8 September 2017 This National holiday is in 20 days. The Republic of Macedonia gained its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, where it was...

Revolution Day
Revolution Day

11 October 2017 This National holiday is in 53 days. Beginning of Anti-fascist war during WWII in 1941

Day of the Macedonian Revolution
Day of the Macedonian Revolution

23 October 2017 This National holiday is in 65 days. Marks the establishment of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO) i...

Macedonia List of national public holidays of Macedonia in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday January 02 Jan 2 New Years Day Holiday
Saturday January 07 Jan 7 Orthodox Christmas Day
Sunday April 16 Apr 16 Orthodox Easter Day Movable
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Orthodox Easter Monday Movable
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
Wednesday May 24 May 24 St. Cyril and St. Methodius
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Wednesday August 02 Aug 2 Republic Day Iliden Day
Friday September 08 Sep 8 Independence Day
Wednesday October 11 Oct 11 Revolution Day Uprising Against Facism Day
Monday October 23 Oct 23 Day of the Macedonian Revolution
Friday December 08 Dec 8 St. Clement of Ohrid


National Holiday


  • If a holiday falls on a weekend, the government usually issues a proclamation that the holiday will be observed on a different day
  • The government has designated religious and ethnic community holidays that are only for those of specific faiths or ethnic communities

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