Public holidays

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

Date Name Local Name 2015 Date 2016 Date Remarks
1 January1 New Year’s Day Nova Godina 1 January
2 January1 2 January
7 January Julian Orthodox Christmas Božić 7 January Serbian Orthodox Church uses the Julian calendar
15 February1 Statehood Day Dan državnosti 15 February Anniversary of the First Serbian Uprising in 1804 and the first Serbian Constitution in 1835
16 February1 16 February
See Date of Easter Orthodox Good Friday Veliki petak 10 April 29 April Serbian Orthodox Church calculates Easter using Orthodox Computus
Orthodox Easter Vaskrs 12 April 1 May
Orthodox Easter Monday Vaskrsni ponedeljak 13 April 2 May
1 May1 May Day / International Workers’ Day Praznik rada 1 May
2 May1 2 May
11 November1 Armistice Day Dan primirja 11 November

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