Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.
Holidays and Observances in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2020
|Jan 1||Wednesday||New Year's Day||Public holiday|
|Jan 2||Thursday||New Year's (Day 2)||Public holiday|
|Jan 6||Monday||Orthodox Christmas Eve||Optional Holiday|
|Jan 7||Tuesday||Orthodox Christmas Day||Optional Holiday|
|Jan 9||Thursday||Day of the Republika Srpska||Local holiday||RS|
|Jan 14||Tuesday||Orthodox New Year||Local holiday, Orthodox||RS|
|Feb 14||Friday||Valentine's Day||Observance|
|Mar 1||Sunday||Independence Day||Local holiday||BiH|
|Mar 8||Sunday||Mothers' Day||Observance|
|Mar 8||Sunday||Brčko District Establishment Day||Local holiday||Brčko|
|Mar 20||Friday||March Equinox||Season|
|Apr 10||Friday||Good Friday||Optional Holiday|
|Apr 11||Saturday||Holy Saturday||Observance|
|Apr 12||Sunday||Easter Sunday||Optional Holiday|
|Apr 13||Monday||Easter Monday||Optional Holiday|
|Apr 17||Friday||Orthodox Good Friday||Optional Holiday|
|Apr 18||Saturday||Orthodox Holy Saturday||Observance, Orthodox|
|Apr 19||Sunday||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Optional Holiday|
|Apr 20||Monday||Orthodox Easter Monday||Optional Holiday|
|May 1||Friday||Labor Day||Public holiday|
|May 2||Saturday||Labor Day (Day 2)||Public holiday|
|May 9||Saturday||Victory Day||Local holiday||RS|
|May 9||Saturday||Victory Day||Working holiday||BiH|
|May 24||Sunday||End of Ramadan||Optional Holiday|
|Jun 20||Saturday||June Solstice||Season|
|Jun 21||Sunday||Fathers' Day||Observance|
|Jul 31||Friday||Feast of the Sacrifice||Optional Holiday|
|Sep 22||Tuesday||September Equinox||Season|
|Nov 1||Sunday||All Saints' Day||Local holiday||BiH*|
|Nov 21||Saturday||Dayton Peace Agreement Day||Local holiday||RS|
|Nov 25||Wednesday||Statehood Day||Local holiday||BiH|
|Dec 21||Monday||December Solstice||Season|
|Dec 24||Thursday||Christmas Eve||Optional Holiday||All except Brčko|
|Dec 25||Friday||Christmas Day||Optional Holiday||RS|
|Dec 31||Thursday||New Year's Eve||Observance|
* Observed only in part of this state.
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