Public Holidays in Ukraine in 2018

Ukraine Upcoming Holidays in Ukraine

Women's Day
International Women's Day

8 March 2018 This National holiday is in 14 days. The UN has declared 8 March to be a day to celebrate, recognise and remember women

Orthodox Easter Day
Orthodox Easter Sunday

8 April 2018 This National holiday is in 45 days. Easter depends on Passover not only for much of its symbolic meaning but also for its p...

Orthodox Easter Monday
Orthodox Easter Monday

9 April 2018 This National holiday is in 46 days. The Orthodox church uses the Julian calendar for the calculation of Easter, which can o...

Ukraine List of national public holidays of Ukraine in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Sunday January 07 Orthodox Christmas Day
Monday January 08 Orthodox Christmas Day Holiday
Thursday March 08 Women's Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Friday March 09 Bank Holiday Banks only. Compensated by Saturday 3 March
Sunday April 08 Orthodox Easter Day Movable
Monday April 09 Orthodox Easter Monday Movable
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day May Day
Tuesday May 08 Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation Marks those who died in World War II
Wednesday May 09 Victory Day Celebrates the victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Monday May 28 Orthodox Pentecost Monday Whit Monday or Pentecost Monday
Thursday June 28 Constitution Day Marks the signing of the Constitution of Ukraine in 1996
Friday June 29 Bank Holiday Banks only. Compensated by Saturday 2 July
Friday August 24 Independence Day Commemoration of the Declaration of Independence of 1991
Monday October 15 Day of the Defender of Ukraine (observed) Probable holiday
Wednesday November 21 Dignity and Freedom Day State Holiday
Tuesday December 25 Catholic Christmas Day From 2017


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • According to Article 67 of the Labor Code, if a festive or non-working day falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the holiday is postponed to the next working day.

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