Austrian Public Holidays in 2018

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With Christmas 2017 falling on a Monday and Tuesday, the final working week is very short for those who are not taking time off.

The following is list of the statutory public holidays (often called “bank holidays” in the UK) for Austria for 2018. Those in italics falling on Saturdays or Sundays are not moved. International Organisations have different observances.

Monday 1 January, New Year’s Day
Saturday 6 January, Epiphany
Friday 30 March, Good Friday – Protestants only
Monday 2 April, Easter Monday
Tuesday 1 May, Staatsfeiertag
Thursday 10 May, Ascension
Monday 21 May, Pentecost
Thursday 31 May, Corpus Christi
Wednesday 15 August, Ascension of Mary
Friday 26 October, Nationalfeiertag
Thursday 1 November, All Saints
Saturday 8 December, Immaculate Conception
Monday 24 December, Christmas Eve (half-day)
Tuesday 25 December, Christmas Day
Wednesday 26 December, St Stephens Day
Monday 31 December, New Years Eve