As in many European countries, a majority of public holidays in Luxembourg have their origins in Christian festivals. But did you know that Luxembourg is currently the only country to have declared Europe Day on 9th May a public holiday? Or that the Grand Duke's birthday, which is celebrated on 23rd June, actually is on 16th April? On this page, you'll find a complete list of all the public holidays in Luxembourg, for this and the next year.
The official public holidays are New Year’s Day, Easter Monday, 1st May (Labour Day), Ascension Day, Whit Monday, Europe Day, the Luxembourg National Day (public celebration of the Grand Duke’s birthday), Assumption, All Saints Day, Christmas Day and the second day of Christmas (Saint Etienne – Boxing Day).
Carnival Monday and Kermesse (Annual Summer Fair) Monday are customary holidays.
The list of holidays and school vacations can be viewed on the website of the Ministry of Education.
The list of bank holidays can be viewed on the website of the ABBL, the Luxembourg Bankers' Association.
|New Year||1st January (Friday)||1st January (Saturday)|
|Easter Monday||5th April (Monday)||18th April (Monday)|
|Mayday||1st May (Saturday)||1st May (Sunday)|
|Europe Day||9th May (Sunday)||9th May (Monday)|
|Ascension Day||13th May (Thursday)||26th May (Thursday)|
|Whit Monday||24th May (Monday)||6th June (Monday)|
|Grand Duke's Birthday||23rd June (Wednesday)||23rd June (Thursday)|
|Assumption||15th August (Sunday)||15th August (Monday)|
|All Saints||1st November (Monday)||1st November (Tuesday)|
|Christmas Day||25th December (Saturday)||25th December (Sunday)|
|Boxing Day||26th December (Sunday)||26th December (Monday)|