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Mothers' Day 2024 in Poland

Mothers across Poland are remembered on Mother’s Day (Dzien Matki), or Mothers’ Day, on May 26.

Is Mothers' Day a Public Holiday?

Mothers' Day is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, May 26, 2024 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Poland.

A mother enjoys a family dinner, while a gift and flower waits for her.

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What Do People Do?

Many mothers and mother figures are given cards, flowers, cakes or other gifts on Mother’s Day in Poland. Children in some Polish schools and daycares make laurki, which are papers decorated with flowers and written with personal notes, for their mothers. Some schools host special Mother’s Day Events.

Father’s Day, on June 23, is also annually observed in Poland .

Public Life

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


Mother's Day in Poland was first celebrated in Krakow in 1923, but its popularity did not grow until World War II and after. This observance is celebrated worldwide but at different dates.


Gifts such as flowers symbolize one’s love for his or her mother on Mother’s Day in Poland.

About Mothers' Day in Other Countries

Read more about Mothers' Day.

Mothers' Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2019SunMay 26Mothers' DayObservance
2020TueMay 26Mothers' DayObservance
2021WedMay 26Mothers' DayObservance
2022ThuMay 26Mothers' DayObservance
2023FriMay 26Mothers' DayObservance
2024SunMay 26Mothers' DayObservance
2025MonMay 26Mothers' DayObservance
2026TueMay 26Mothers' DayObservance
2027WedMay 26Mothers' DayObservance
2028FriMay 26Mothers' DayObservance
2029SatMay 26Mothers' DayObservance

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