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Holidays and Observances in Vatican City (Holy See) in 2020

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Holidays and Observances in Vatican City (Holy See) in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 6MondayEpiphanyNational holiday
Feb 11TuesdayAnniversary of the foundation of Vatican CityNational holiday
Mar 13FridayAnniversary of the election of Pope FrancisNational holiday
Mar 19ThursdaySt Joseph's DayNational holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 29SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
Apr 10FridayGood FridayObservance
Apr 11SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance
Apr 12SundayEaster SundayNational holiday
Apr 13MondayEaster MondayNational holiday
Apr 23ThursdaySt George's FeastNational holiday
May 1FridayFeast of St Joseph the WorkerNational holiday
May 21ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday
Jun 11ThursdayCorpus DominiNational holiday
Jun 20SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 29MondayThe Feasts of Saints Peter and PaulNational holiday
Aug 15SaturdayDay of the Assumption of MaryNational holiday
Aug 16SundayAssumption Day HolidayNational holiday
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 25SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
Nov 1SundayAll Saints' DayNational holiday
Nov 2MondayAll Souls' DayNational holiday
Dec 8TuesdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayNational holiday
Dec 26SaturdaySt Stephen's DayNational holiday
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance

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