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Holidays and Observances in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2026

Holidays and Observances in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2026

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayPublic holiday 
Jan 2FridayNew Year's (Day 2)Public holiday 
Jan 6TuesdayOrthodox Christmas EveOptional Holiday 
Jan 7WednesdayOrthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday 
Jan 9FridayDay of the Republika SrpskaLocal holidayRS
Jan 14WednesdayOrthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRS
Feb 14SaturdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 18WednesdayRamadan Start (Tentative Date)Observance 
Mar 1SundayIndependence DayPublic holidayBiH
Mar 8SundayMothers' DayObservance 
Mar 8SundayBrčko District Establishment DayLocal holidayBrčko
Mar 20FridayEnd of Ramadan (Tentative Date)Optional Holiday 
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Apr 3FridayGood FridayOptional Holiday 
Apr 4SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance 
Apr 5SundayEaster SundayOptional Holiday 
Apr 6MondayEaster MondayOptional Holiday 
Apr 10FridayOrthodox Good FridayOptional Holiday 
Apr 11SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox 
Apr 12SundayOrthodox Easter SundayOptional Holiday 
Apr 13MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOptional Holiday 
May 1FridayLabor DayPublic holiday 
May 2SaturdayLabor Day (Day 2)Public holiday 
May 9SaturdayVictory DayLocal holidayRS
May 9SaturdayVictory DayWorking holidayBiH
May 27WednesdayFeast of the Sacrifice (Tentative Date)Optional Holiday 
Jun 21SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason 
Sep 23WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 31SaturdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1SundayAll Saints' DayLocal holidayBiH*
Nov 21SaturdayDayton Peace Agreement DayLocal holidayRS
Nov 25WednesdayStatehood DayLocal holidayBiH
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveOptional HolidayAll except Brčko
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayOptional Holiday 
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in part of this state.

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