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International Labor Day in Vietnam

Labor Day is also known as International Workers’ Day and May Day. It’s a public holiday in many countries worldwide. It usually occurs around May 1, but several countries observe it on other dates.

Is International Labor Day a Public Holiday?

International Labor Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

A young girl laying in the grass in the spring sun surrounded by daisies.

Labor Day is often used as a day to defend workers’ rights.

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About International Labor Day

Read more about International Labor Day.

International Labor Day Observances

Note: If a public holiday falls on a weekend, workers are entitled to have the following day off as compensation.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017TueMay 2International Labor DayNational holiday
2018TueMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2019WedMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2020FriMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2021SatMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2021MonMay 3Day off for International Labor DayNational holiday
2022SunMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2022TueMay 3Day off for International Labor DayNational holiday
2023MonMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2023TueMay 2Day off for International Labor DayNational holiday
2024WedMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2025ThuMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2026FriMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2027SatMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2027MonMay 3Day off for International Labor DayNational holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.