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Father's Day in Poland

Fathers across Poland are remembered on Father’s Day (Dzień Ojca), or Fathers’ Day, on June 23.

Is Father's Day a Public Holiday?

Father's Day is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, June 23, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Poland.

Family talking and smiling around the table
Father's Day honors and appreciates fathers across generations.
Father's Day honors and appreciates fathers across generations.
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What Do People Do?

Many Polish people celebrate and honor their fathers or father figures on Father’s Day. Many fathers receive Happy Fathers’ Day comments like “Wszystkiego najlepszego z okazji dnia ojca”. Some fathers are given cards and gifts. Mother’s Day, on May 26, is also an annual observance in Poland.

Public Life

Father’s Day is not a national public holiday in Poland.

Background

Father’s Day recognizes the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children. This day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting. This observance is celebrated worldwide but at different dates.

Symbols

Some people buy presents to show their love and appreciation for their father or father figures.

About Father's Day in other countries

Read more about Father's Day.

Father's Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010WedJun 23Father's DayObservance
2011ThuJun 23Father's DayObservance
2012SatJun 23Father's DayObservance
2013SunJun 23Father's DayObservance
2014MonJun 23Father's DayObservance
2015TueJun 23Father's DayObservance
2016ThuJun 23Father's DayObservance
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2018SatJun 23Father's DayObservance
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2020TueJun 23Father's DayObservance

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