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Holidays and non-working days in Poland 2024

14/03/2024 15:58 - AKTUALIZACJA 14/03/2024 18:29

Holidays and non-working days in Poland 2024. Discover the full list of Polish holidays to take a break from everyday life and enjoy time off with your loved ones. There are thirteen public holidays in Poland that apply to the whole country. In this article, we provide you with an overview for the entire year 2024 throughout Poland – so you’ll know when to start preparing for your next vacation! Whether you want to enjoy a city break in one of Poland’s vibrant cities, or to explore the impressive natural landscapes of the country, this list will guide you in planning a year full of memorable experiences. So, save these important dates to organize your time and fully enjoy the beauty and diverse traditions of Poland in 2024! (Full calendar list below).
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The year 2024 begins with a day off on January 1. Then we can count on a day off on January 6, when Epiphany falls. The next holiday and therefore non-working days will be Easter, which in 2024 will fall on March 31 and April 1. Then we’ll take a break from work on May 1 and 3, when we respectively celebrate Labor Day and Constitution Day. Also in May, in Poland we have Pentecost which falls on May 19, while on May 30 Poland celebrates Corpus Christi, which is also a day off. August 15 is the time when we can celebrate the Feast of the Polish Army and the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. On this day we can count on a day off too.
(Full calendar list below).

Poland holiday

The second part of 2024 will bring another set of holidays and non-working days. November 1st marks a day close to everyone, regardless of age. Of course, we are referring to All Saint’s Day. Independence Day, which is particularly important for Poles, falls on November 11. On this day, another anniversary of Poland’s independence in 1918 is celebrated. Both holidays falling in November will be a day off for us. In December, we will be able to rest on December 25 and 26, as that is when respectively falls the first and second days of Christmas.

Full list of holidays and non-working days in Poland 2024

  • January 1 – New Year’s Day (Monday);
  • January 6 – Epiphany (Saturday);
  • March 31 – Easter Sunday (Sunday);
  • April 1 – Easter Monday (Monday);
  • May 1 – Labor Day (Wednesday);
  • May 3 – Constitution Day on May 3 (Friday);
  • May 19 – Pentecost (Sunday);
  • May 30 – Corpus Christi (Thursday);
  • August 15 – Polish Army Day and Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Thursday);
  • November 1 – All Saints’ Day (Friday);
  • November 11 – Independence Day (Monday);
  • December 25 – First day of Christmas;
  • December 26 – Second Day of Christmas.

In addition to the mentioned dates, every Pole also has the opportunity to take advantage of vacations and days off to which he or she is entitled under the labor laws.

Public holidays in Poland in 2024

In conclusion, the calendar of holidays and days off in Poland in 2024 provides many opportunities to relax and connect with loved ones, especially if you combine them with days off for your annual holiday leave or if you add an extra day before or after to make up a longer break.

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