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Holidays and Observances in North Macedonia in 2018

Holidays and Observances in North Macedonia in 2018

Date NameType
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 6SaturdayOrthodox Christmas EveOptional Holiday
Jan 7SundayOrthodox Christmas DayNational holiday, Orthodox
Jan 8MondayOrthodox Christmas Day observedNational holiday, Orthodox
Jan 19FridayEpiphany (Orthodox)Optional Holiday
Jan 27SaturdaySt Sava's DayOptional Holiday
Feb 14WednesdayValentine's DayObservance
Mar 8ThursdayMothers' Day/International Women's DayObservance
Mar 20TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 25SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
Mar 30FridayGood FridayObservance
Mar 31SaturdayEaster SaturdayObservance
Apr 1SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 2MondayEaster MondayOptional Holiday
Apr 6FridayGood Friday (Orthodox)Optional Holiday
Apr 7SaturdayEaster Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
Apr 8SundayEaster Sunday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
Apr 8SundayInternational Romani Day (for Romani community)Optional Holiday
Apr 9MondayEaster Monday (Orthodox)National holiday, Orthodox
May 1TuesdayLabor DayNational holiday
May 23WednesdayVlach’s National Day (for Vlach community)Optional Holiday
May 24ThursdaySaints Cyril and Methodius' DayNational holiday
Jun 15FridayEid al-FitrNational holiday
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason
Aug 2ThursdayRepublic DayNational holiday
Aug 21TuesdayEid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
Aug 28TuesdayFeast of the Assumption of Mary (Orthodox)Optional Holiday
Sep 8SaturdayIndependence DayNational holiday
Sep 9SundayFathers' DayObservance
Sep 19WednesdayFirst day of Yom Kippur (Jewish community)Optional Holiday
Sep 23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 28FridayInternational Bosniaks' Day (for Bosniak community)Optional Holiday
Oct 11ThursdayDay of People’s UprisingNational holiday
Oct 23TuesdayDay of the Macedonian Revolutionary StruggleNational holiday
Oct 28SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
Oct 31WednesdayHalloweenObservance
Nov 1ThursdayAll Saints' DayOptional Holiday
Nov 22ThursdayAlbanian Alphabet Day (Albanian community)Optional Holiday
Dec 8SaturdaySaint Kliment Ohridski's DayNational holiday
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 21FridayTurkish Language Day (Turkish community)Optional Holiday
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayOptional Holiday
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveObservance

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