Dates & Holidays of Poland

Calendar of Key Dates, National Holidays, and Important Days

Updated: 5 September 2016.

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Whether you’re about to visit or just keen on learning about the culture, check out our handy little calendar to learn about the different holidays and celebrations in Poland. And as an added little bonus, we’ve listed the names of the months in the Polish language below the months’ names in English :)

January & February

Styczeń & Luty
1 Jan

New Year's Day

Nowy Rok

6 Jan

Epiphany

Objawienie Pańskie

March & April

Marzec & Kwiecień
Varying Friday

Good Friday

The Friday preceding Easter Sunday. Not an official holiday in Poland, but some observe it.

Varying Sunday

Easter Sunday

Niedziela Wielkanocna. Easter in "Western Christianity" is always on one Sunday between 22 March and 25 April on the Gregorian calendar, sometime during the first week after the astronomical full moon.

Varying Monday

Easter Monday

Poniedziałek Wielkanocny. The Monday immediately following Easter Sunday.

May & June

Maj & Czerwiec
1 May

International Workers' Day

Święto Państwowe. Known alternately as "May Day" or "Labor Day."

3 May

Constitution Day

Święto Konstytucji 3 Maja.

Varying Sunday

Pentacost

Zesłanie Ducha Świętego. Takes place 7 weeks, or 49 days, after Easter.

Varying Sunday

Corpus Christi

Boże Ciało. Takes place 9 weeks, or 63 days, after Easter.

July, August, September & October

Lipiec, Sierpień, Wrzesień & Październik
15 Aug

Assumption of Mary

Wniebowzięcie Najświętszej Maryi Panny.

15 Aug

Polish Armed Forces Day

Święto Wojska Polskiego.

November & December

Listopad & Grudzień
1 Nov

All Saints' Day

Wszystkich Świętych.

11 Nov

Independence Day

Dzień Niepodległości.

24 Dec

Christmas Eve

Wigilia Bożego Narodzenia.

25 Dec

Christmas

Boże Narodzenie.

26 Dec

Second Day of Christmas

Drugi Dzień Bożego Narodzenia. Boxing Day.

31 Dec

New Year's Eve

Sylwester.

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Key Cities & Regions

More coming soon!
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Bonus! Days of the Week in the Polish Language:

Monday: Poniedziałek
Tuesday: Wtorek
Wednesday: Środa
Thursday: Czwartek
Friday: Piątek
Saturday: Sobota
Sunday: Niedziela