Holiday Guide for Croatia in 2024

Croatia 2024

Croatia information

Population: 4.05m
Capital: Zagreb
Calling Code: (385)
Time Zone: +1 UTC
Currency: Euro
Language: Croatian

List of National Holidays in Croatia in 2024

New Year's Day

 Long Weekend! 
New Year's Day (Nova godina)

Croatia: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Three King's Day

Three King's Day (Sveta tri kralja)

Croatia: A major Christian celebration, Epiphany is celebrated on January 6th and commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the Magi, or three wise men. In some countries, it may be known as Three Kings Day.

Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday (Uskrs)

Croatia: Easter Sunday is the most important date in the Christian church. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus had been placed.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday (Uskrsni ponedjeljak)

Croatia: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

Public Holiday

Public Holiday

Croatia: To allow voters to participate in the Parliamentary elections.

Labour Day

Labour Day (Praznik rada)

Croatia: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Statehood Day

Statehood Day (Dan državnosti)

Croatia: Marks the day in 1990 when the first post-Communist multi-party Parliament was constituted.

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi (Tijelovo)

Croatia: The Feast of Corpus Christi is a Catholic festival celebrated on the second Thursday after Whitsun

Anti-Fascist Struggle Day

Anti-Fascist Struggle Day (Dan antifašističke borbe)

Croatia: Marks the start of the uprising of anti-fascist Partisans against occupying forces in 1941

Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day

 Long Weekend! 
Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day (Dan pobjede i domovinske zahvalnosti i Dan hrvatskih branitelja)

Croatia: The full title of the holiday is 'Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day and the Day of Croatian Defenders'

Assumption of Mary

Assumption of Mary (Velika Gospa)

Croatia: Velika Gospa, or the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is a national holiday in Croatia. It is celebrated on August 15, when believers throughout Croatia go on pilgrimages to Marian shrines.

All Saints' Day

 Long Weekend! 
All Saints' Day (Svi sveti)

Croatia: Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

Remembrance Day

 Long Weekend! 
Remembrance Day (Dan sjećanja na žrtve Domovinskog rata i Dan sjećanja na žrtvu Vukovara i Škabrnje)

Croatia: Remembrance Day for all victims of the Homeland War and Remembrance Day for the victims of Vukovar and Skabrnja

Christmas Day

Christmas Day (Božić)

Croatia: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

St. Stephen's Day

St. Stephen's Day (Sveti Stjepan)

Croatia: December 26th is the Feast of St. Stephen in Western Christianity. It is observed as a second day of Christmas holidays in several countries.