Czech National Holidays


  • January 1 – Restoration Day of the Independent Czech State
  • Good Friday – Friday before Easter Sunday, in 2020 April 10
  • Easter Monday, in 2020 April 13
  • May 1 – Labour Day
  • May 8 – Liberation Day
  • July 5 – St Cyril and Methodius  Day
  • July 6 – Jan Hus Day
  • September 28 – St. Wenceslas Day
  • October 28 – Independent Czechoslovak State Day
  • November 17 – Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day
  • December 24 – Christmas Eve
  • December 25 – Christmas Day
  • December 26 – St. Stephen’s Day

Are shops open during public holidays?

All shops bigger than 200 square meters have to be closed during some public holidays.

Bigger shops are closed on:

  • January 1
  • Easter Monday
  • May 8
  • September 28
  • October 28
  • December 24 – open until 12:00
  • December 25
  • December 26