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Holidays and Observances in North Macedonia in 2020

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 North Macedonia in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 6MondayOrthodox Christmas EveOptional Holiday
Jan 7TuesdayOrthodox Christmas DayNational holiday, Orthodox
Jan 19SundayEpiphany (Orthodox)Optional Holiday
Jan 27MondaySt Sava's DayOptional Holiday
Feb 14FridayValentine's DayObservance
Mar 8SundayMothers' Day/International Women's DayObservance
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 29SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
Apr 8WednesdayInternational Romani Day (for Romani community)Optional Holiday
Apr 10FridayGood FridayObservance
Apr 11SaturdayEaster SaturdayObservance
Apr 12SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 13MondayEaster MondayOptional Holiday
Apr 17FridayGood Friday (Orthodox)Optional Holiday
Apr 18SaturdayEaster Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
Apr 19SundayEaster Sunday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
Apr 20MondayEaster Monday (Orthodox)National holiday, Orthodox
May 1FridayLabor DayNational holiday
May 23SaturdayVlach’s National Day (for Vlach community)Optional Holiday
May 24SundayEid al-FitrNational holiday
May 24SundaySaints Cyril and Methodius' DayNational holiday
May 25MondayEid al-Fitr observedNational holiday
May 25MondaySaints Cyril and Methodius' Day observedNational holiday
May 29FridayFriday before PentecostOptional Holiday
Jun 20SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 31FridayEid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
Aug 2SundayRepublic DayNational holiday
Aug 3MondayRepublic Day observedNational holiday
Aug 28FridayFeast of the Assumption of Mary (Orthodox)Optional Holiday
Sep 8TuesdayIndependence DayNational holiday
Sep 13SundayFathers' DayObservance
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 28MondayFirst day of Yom Kippur (Jewish community)Optional Holiday
Sep 28MondayInternational Bosniaks' Day (for Bosniak community)Optional Holiday
Oct 11SundayDay of People’s UprisingNational holiday
Oct 12MondayDay of People’s Uprising observedNational holiday
Oct 23FridayDay of the Macedonian Revolutionary StruggleNational holiday
Oct 25SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
Oct 31SaturdayHalloweenObservance
Nov 1SundayAll Saints' DayOptional Holiday
Nov 22SundayAlbanian Alphabet Day (Albanian community)Optional Holiday
Dec 8TuesdaySaint Kliment Ohridski's DayNational holiday
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 21MondayTurkish Language Day (Turkish community)Optional Holiday
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayOptional Holiday
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance

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