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Holidays and Observances in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2025

Holidays and Observances in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2025

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayPublic holiday 
Jan 2ThursdayNew Year's (Day 2)Public holiday 
Jan 6MondayOrthodox Christmas EveOptional Holiday 
Jan 7TuesdayOrthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday 
Jan 9ThursdayDay of the Republika SrpskaLocal holidayRS
Jan 14TuesdayOrthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRS
Feb 14FridayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 1SaturdayIndependence DayPublic holidayBiH
Mar 1SaturdayRamadan Start (Tentative Date)Observance 
Mar 8SaturdayMothers' DayObservance 
Mar 8SaturdayBrčko District Establishment DayLocal holidayBrčko
Mar 20ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 31MondayEnd of Ramadan (Tentative Date)Optional Holiday 
Apr 18FridayOrthodox Good FridayOptional Holiday 
Apr 18FridayGood FridayOptional Holiday 
Apr 19SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox 
Apr 19SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance 
Apr 20SundayOrthodox Easter SundayOptional Holiday 
Apr 20SundayEaster SundayOptional Holiday 
Apr 21MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOptional Holiday 
Apr 21MondayEaster MondayOptional Holiday 
May 1ThursdayLabor DayPublic holiday 
May 2FridayLabor Day (Day 2)Public holiday 
May 9FridayVictory DayWorking holidayBiH
May 9FridayVictory DayLocal holidayRS
Jun 7SaturdayFeast of the Sacrifice (Tentative Date)Optional Holiday 
Jun 15SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Jun 21SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Sep 22MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 31FridayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1SaturdayAll Saints' DayLocal holidayBiH*
Nov 21FridayDayton Peace Agreement DayLocal holidayRS
Nov 25TuesdayStatehood DayLocal holidayBiH
Dec 21SundayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24WednesdayChristmas EveOptional HolidayAll except Brčko
Dec 25ThursdayChristmas DayOptional Holiday 
Dec 31WednesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in part of this state.

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