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Father's Day in Poland

Fathers across Poland are remembered on Father’s Day (Dzień Ojca), or Fathers’ Day, on June 23.

Family talking and smiling around the table
Father's Day honors and appreciates fathers across generations.
Father's Day honors and appreciates fathers across generations.
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What Do People Do?

Many Polish people celebrate and honor their fathers or father figures on Father’s Day. Many fathers receive Happy Fathers’ Day comments like “Wszystkiego najlepszego z okazji dnia ojca”. Some fathers are given cards and gifts. Mother’s Day, on May 26, is also an annual observance in Poland.

Public Life

Father’s Day is not a national public holiday in Poland.


Father’s Day recognizes the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children. This day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting. This observance is celebrated worldwide but at different dates.


Some people buy presents to show their love and appreciation for their father or father figures.

About Father's Day in other countries

Read more about Father's Day.

Father's Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedJun 232010Father's DayObservance
ThuJun 232011Father's DayObservance
SatJun 232012Father's DayObservance
SunJun 232013Father's DayObservance
MonJun 232014Father's DayObservance
TueJun 232015Father's DayObservance
ThuJun 232016Father's DayObservance
FriJun 232017Father's DayObservance
SatJun 232018Father's DayObservance
SunJun 232019Father's DayObservance
TueJun 232020Father's DayObservance

Quick Facts

Father’s Day (Dzień Ojca) is celebrated in Poland on June 23 every year.

Father's Day 2016

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Father's Day 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017


Name in other languages

Dzień OjcaPolish
Father's DayEnglish

List of dates for other years

Related holiday

United Nation Holidays on June 23, 2016

Fun Holiday on June 23, 2016

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