Public Holidays in Italy in 2020

Italy observes the standard set of European holidays, mixing up key Christian holidays with a few related to the creation of the country. The most important holiday is probably Ferragosto on August 15th, which marks the start of the summer break for most Italians. The major cities observe a regional holiday on the feast day of their patron saint.

Italy 2020

List of Holidays in Italy in 2020

Day Date Holiday Name Italian Name Type Comments
Wednesday New Year's Day Capodanno Public Holiday
Monday La Befana Epifania Public Holiday
Thursday Father's Day festa del papà Not A Public Holiday Celebrated on Saint Joseph's Day.
Sunday Easter Pasqua Public Holiday
Monday Easter Monday Pasquetta Public Holiday
Saturday Liberation Day Festa della Liberazione Public Holiday
Saturday Feast of St. Mark Festa di San Marco Regional Holiday Venice only
Tuesday Sardinia's Day Sa Die de Sa Sardigna Regional Holiday Sardinia only
Friday Labour Day La Festa dei Lavoratori Public Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Mother's Day festa della mamma Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May.
Tuesday Republic Day Festa della Repubblica Public Holiday
Wednesday Feast of St. John the Baptist Jani Regional Holiday Florence, Genoa, Turin Only
Monday Saint Peter and Saint Paul La Festa di San Pietro e Paolo Regional Holiday Rome
Wednesday Feast of St. Rosalia Festino di Santa Rosalia Regional Holiday Palermo only
Saturday Ferragosto Ferragosto Public Holiday Assumption of Mary
Saturday Feast of St. Gennaro Festa di San Gennaro Regional Holiday Naples only
Sunday Feast of St. Petronius Festa di San Petronio Regional Holiday Bologna only
Sunday All Saints' Day Tutti i santi (Ognissanti) Public Holiday
Monday Feast of St. Giusto Festa di San Giusto Regional Holiday Trieste only
Sunday Feast of St. Nicholas Festa di San Nicola Regional Holiday Bari only
Monday Feast of St. Ambrose Festa di Sant'Ambrogio Regional Holiday Milan only
Tuesday Immaculate Conception Day Immacolata Concezione Public Holiday
Friday Christmas Day Natale Public Holiday
Saturday St. Stephen's Day Santo Stefano Public Holiday


  • Holidays that fall on a weekend are observed on that day and no weekday is given in lieu