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Estonia

Public Holidays 2017

This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Estonia. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day
24 FebFriIndependence Day
14 AprFriGood Friday
16 AprSunEaster Sunday
1 MayMonSpring Day
4 JunSunWhit Sunday
23 JunFriVictory Day
24 JunSatSt John's Day
20 AugSunIndependence Restoration Day
24 DecSunChristmas Eve
25 DecMonChristmas Day
26 DecTue2nd Day of Christmas

According to the country’s labour code, most employees in Estonia are entitled to 13 paid national holidays per year. In general, the entitlement to paid holidays is determined by terms of either an employment contract or union bargaining agreement.

Estonia, formerly under Danish and Swedish rule, observes several national holidays based on cultural traditions and Christian observances. Although not recognized as public holidays or national holidays, several territorial and regional holidays are observed, including several Flag days. Paid time off is generally not permitted for local observances unless set forth in an employment contract or bargaining agreement.