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May Day

May Day 2022, 2023 and 2024 in Serbia

May Day in Serbia is celebrated every 1 May, as it is in much of the rest of the world. This is a holiday to celebrate the contributions of workers to the economy and society, and also a time to highlight where progress still needs to be made towards fair and safe working conditions.

20221 MaySunMay Day
2 MayMonMay Day Holiday
20231 MayMonMay Day
2 MayTueMay Day Holiday
20241 MayWedMay Day
2 MayThuMay Day Holiday
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

Serbians not only celebrate Labour Day on 1 May as a national public holiday but also have a second Labour Day holiday on 2 May. In fact, most people take anywhere from two to five days off and not just a single day.

Serbia has an interesting Labour Day tradition where families go camping for a few days. They set up tents somewhere “out amid nature” and enjoy a large picnic together. They feast, drink, view the gorgeous landscape, play games, and have a blast of a Weekend.

Others may just stay home to celebrate. Some choose to attend workers’ rights rallies and the like, but this is not as popular as in the “old days” when International Workers’ Day on 1 May was a huge public event and one that strongly supported Socialistic ideals.

Previous Years

20211 MaySatMay Day
4 MayTueMay Day Holiday
20201 MayFriMay Day
2 MaySatMay Day Holiday
20191 MayWedMay Day
2 MayThuMay Day Holiday
20181 MayTueMay Day
2 MayWedMay Day Holiday
20171 MayMonMay Day
2 MayTueMay Day Holiday