Public holidays

The public holidays in Serbia are defined by the Law of national and other holidays in the Republic of Serbia.

DateNameLocal Name2015 Date2016 DateRemarks
1 January1New Year’s DayNova Godina1 January
2 January12 January
7 JanuaryJulian Orthodox ChristmasBožić7 JanuarySerbian Orthodox Church uses the Julian calendar
15 February1Statehood DayDan državnosti15 FebruaryAnniversary of the First Serbian Uprising in 1804 and the first Serbian Constitution in 1835
16 February116 February
See Date of EasterOrthodox Good FridayVeliki petak10 April29 AprilSerbian Orthodox Church calculates Easter using Orthodox Computus
Orthodox EasterVaskrs12 April1 May
Orthodox Easter MondayVaskrsni ponedeljak13 April2 May
1 May1May Day / International Workers’ DayPraznik rada1 May
2 May12 May
11 November1Armistice DayDan primirja11 November

1 If any of the non-religious holidays falls on a Sunday, then it extends to the next working day.