Public holidays

The official public holidays are New Year’s Day, Easter Monday, 1 May (Labour Day), Ascension Day, Whit Monday, 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 National Education.

The list of bank holidays can be viewed on the website of the ABBL, the Luxembourg Bankers' Association.

Public holidays
Public holiday20162017
New Year 1 January (Friday) 1 January (Sunday)

Easter Monday

28 March 17 April
Mayday 1 May (Sunday) 1 May (Monday)
Ascension Day 5 May (Thursday) 25 May (Thursday)
Whit Monday 25 Mai 5 June
Grand Duke's Birthday 23 June (Thursday) 23 June (Friday)
Assumption 15 August (Monday) 15 August (Tuesday)
All Saints 1 November (Tuesday) 1 November (Wednesday)
Christmas Day 25 December (Sunday) 25 December (Monday)
Boxing Day 26 December (Monday) 26 December (Tuesday)

 

  • Updated 25-10-2016