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Fathers' Day 2024 in Romania

Father’s Day (Ziua Tatălui) is a special day for fathers and father figures in Romania on the second Sunday of May. This observance follows Mother’s Day on the first Sunday of May.

Is Fathers' Day a Public Holiday?

Fathers' Day is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, May 12, 2024 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Romania.

A father giving food to his baby. Father's Day is a day to appreciate fathers and father figures.


What Do People Do?

Many fathers and father figures are given cards and gifts on Father’s Day (also spelled as Fathers’ Day). Some families prepare special breakfasts, lunches or dinners for their fathers. Children also prepare songs and poems for their fathers.

Public Life

Father’s Day is an observance and not a public holiday in Romania.


On October 15, 2009, the Romanian government adopted a law that set the country’s official Father’s Day on the second Sunday of May and Mother’s Day on the first Sunday of May. The law initiative was sparked by TATA, an alliance that fights discrimination against fathers. Father’s Day is also celebrated internationally.


Cards and gifts symbolize one’s appreciation for fathers and father figures on Father’s Day.

About Fathers' Day in Other Countries

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Fathers' Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2019SunMay 12Fathers' DayObservance
2020SunMay 10Fathers' DayObservance
2021SunMay 9Fathers' DayObservance
2022SunMay 8Fathers' DayObservance
2023SunMay 14Fathers' DayObservance
2024SunMay 12Fathers' DayObservance
2025SunMay 11Fathers' DayObservance
2026SunMay 10Fathers' DayObservance
2027SunMay 9Fathers' DayObservance
2028SunMay 14Fathers' DayObservance
2029SunMay 13Fathers' DayObservance

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