Public Holidays in Greece in 2019

Greece Upcoming Holidays in Greece

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This National holiday is in 15 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

Synaxis of the Mother of God
Synaxis of the Mother of God

26 December 2018 This National holiday is in 16 days. The second day of Christmas in the Orthodox Church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2019 This National holiday is in 22 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Greece List of National Public holidays of Greece in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Sunday January 06 Epiphany
Monday March 11 Clean Monday Orthodox Shrove Monday. Movable
Monday March 25 Independence Day 25th March Day
Friday April 26 Orthodox Good Friday Movable
Monday April 29 Orthodox Easter Monday Movable
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day
Monday June 17 Holy Spirit Monday Orthodox Pentecost Monday
Thursday August 15 Assumption Day The Falling Asleep of the Virgin
Monday October 28 The Ochi day National Anniversary of Greek Independence
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Synaxis of the Mother of God Celebrated on 26th December


National Holiday


  • A public holiday that occurs on a Sunday is not transferred to another date
  • According to Greek Law every Sunday of the year is a public holiday

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