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Public holidays in Austria in 2024 and 2025

Living in Austria? Here are all the public holidays in Austria in 2024 and 2025, as well as other important dates to mark in your calendar.

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By Danielle Richardson

Updated 25-3-2024

Whether you are a resident or simply visiting, it’s important take note of Austria’s holidays. This is because many public institutions and companies across the countries close on these days. Therefore, it’s good to prepare for them from beforehand.

Read on for Austria’s public holidays, as well as additional important dates for your calendar.

An overview of Austrian public holidays

There are 13 annual Austrian bank holidays observed by the whole country, as well as some state holidays that are only acknowledged in certain states. 

 A closed Christmas market stall with a bright sign saying 'Frohe Weihnachten' ('Merry Christmas' in German) adorned with stars above
‘Frohe Weihnachten’ means ‘Merry Christmas’ in German (Photo: Thomas Kronsteiner/Getty Images)

Here is a list of public holidays in Austria in 2024 and 2025, in addition to some other important dates.

Public holidays in Austria in 2024

When these holidays occur, most people in Austria get the day off.

DateHoliday
1 January (Monday)New Year’s Day
6 January (Saturday)Epiphany
29 March (Friday)Good Friday
1 April (Monday)Easter Monday
1 May (Wednesday)Labor Day (also referred to as May Day)
9 May (Thursday)Ascension Day
20 May (Monday)Whit Monday
30 May (Thursday)Corpus Christi
15 August (Thursday)Assumption of Mary
26 October (Saturday)National Day
1 November (Friday)All Saints’ Day
8 December (Sunday)Immaculate Conception
24 December (Tuesday)Christmas Eve holiday
25 December (Wednesday)Christmas Day
26 December (Thursday)Saint Stephen’s Day

Regional holidays in Austria in 2024

These holidays also occur in 2024, but only in certain Austrian states.

DateHolidayState(s) in which the holiday is observed
19 March (Tuesday)Saint Joseph’s DayCarinthia, Styria, Tyrol, Vorarlberg
4 May (Saturday)Saint Florian’s DayUpper Austria
24 September (Tuesday)Saint Rupert’s DaySalzburg
10 October (Thursday)Plebiscite DayCarinthia
11 November (Monday)Saint Martin’s DayBurgenland
15 November (Friday)Saint Leopold’s DayLower Austria, Vienna

Important dates in Austria during 2024

DateImportant occasion
31 March (Sunday)Clocks go forward one hour as a result of daylight saving time starting
12 May (Sunday)Mother’s Day
1 September (Sunday)Father’s Day
27 October (Sunday)Clocks go back one hour as a result of daylight saving time ending

Public holidays in Austria in 2025

When these holidays occur, most people in Austria get the day off; however, please note that dates may change.

DateHoliday
1 January (Wednesday)New Year’s Day
6 January (Monday)Epiphany
18 April (Friday)Good Friday
21 April (Monday)Easter Monday
1 May (Thursday)Labor Day (also referred to as May Day)
29 May (Thursday)Ascension Day
9 June (Monday)Whit Monday
19 June (Thursday)Corpus Christi
15 August (Friday)Assumption of Mary
26 October (Sunday)National Day
1 November (Saturday)All Saints’ Day
8 December (Monday)Immaculate Conception
24 December (Wednesday)Christmas Eve holiday
25 December (Thursday)Christmas Day
26 December (Friday)Saint Stephen’s Day

Regional holidays in Austria in 2025

These holidays also occur in 2025, but only in certain Austrian states.

DateHolidayState(s) in which the holiday is observed
19 March (Wednesday)Saint Joseph’s DayCarinthia, Styria, Tyrol, Vorarlberg
4 May (Sunday)Saint Florian’s DayUpper Austria
24 September (Wednesday)Saint Rupert’s DaySalzburg
10 October (Friday)Plebiscite DayCarinthia
11 November (Tuesday)Saint Martin’s DayBurgenland
15 November (Saturday)Saint Leopold’s DayLower Austria, Vienna

Important dates in Austria in 2025

DateImportant occasion
30 March (Sunday)Clocks go forward one hour as a result of daylight saving time starting
11 May (Sunday)Mother’s Day
8 June (Sunday)Father’s Day
26 October (Sunday)Clocks go back one hour as a result of daylight saving time ending

Austrian school holidays

Do you have kids attending an Austrian school? Read more about school holidays in Austria to see when your little ones have the day off.