Holiday Guide for Poland in 2019

Poland 2019

Poland information

Population: 37.95m
Capital: Warsaw
Calling Code: (48)
Time Zone: +1 UTC
Currency: Polish złoty
Language: Polish

List of Bank Holidays in Poland in 2019

New Year's Day

New Year's Day (Nowy Rok)

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

Three Kings’ Day

Three Kings’ Day (Dzien Trzech Króli)

Poland: 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 (Pierwszy dzien Wielkiej Nocy)

Poland: 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 (drugi dzien Wielkiej Nocy)

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

Labour Day

Labour Day (Swieto Panstwowe)

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

Constitution Day

 Long Weekend! 
Constitution Day (Swieto Trzeciego Maja)

Poland: Constitution day marks the declaration and adoption of Poland's first constitution on 3 May 1791

Pentecost Sunday

Pentecost Sunday (Zielone Świątki)

Poland: Celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is celebrated on the seventh Sunday after Easter

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi (Dzien Bozego Ciala)

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

Assumption Day

Assumption Day (Wniebowziecie Najswietszej Maryi Panny)

Poland: The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

All Saints' Day

 Long Weekend! 
All Saints' Day (Wszystkich Swietych)

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

Independence Day

 Long Weekend! 
Independence Day (Narodowe Święto Niepodległości)

Poland: Commemorates the anniversary of Poland's assumption of independent statehood in 1918.

Christmas Day

Christmas Day (pierwszy dzien Bozego Narodzenia)

Poland: 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 (drugi dzien Bozego Narodzenia)

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


  • Holidays are observed on their calendar date.
  • According to the regulations, an employer must set an additional day off for a public holiday that falls on a Saturday.