Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Slovakia for 2018 ready to be integrated into your application.

Sometime between the 5th and 6th centuries, the Slavs settled in the region known now as Slovakia. During the mid 13th century this territory in Central Europe, was invaded and destroyed by the Mongols. Slovakia later became part of the Czechoslovakia Union of 1918. From 1948 to 1989, Czechoslovakia was under Communist rule. After a peaceful dissolution with the Czech Republic, Slovakia was founded on January 1, 1993 as an independent country.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Monday Day of Establishment of the Slovak Republic Long weekend.
January 6th Saturday Epiphany
March 3rd Saturday World Wildlife Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
March 30th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 2nd Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Tuesday Labor Day
May 8th Tuesday Victory Day over Fascism
May 13th Sunday Mother's Day
June 17th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
June 30th Saturday International Asteroid Day
July 5th Thursday Feast of Saints Cyril and Methodius
July 18th Wednesday Nelson Mandela International Day
August 29th Wednesday SNP Anniversary
September 1st Saturday Slovak Constitution Day
September 15th Saturday Our Lady of Sorrows
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
October 28th Sunday The Day of the Establishment of the Independent Czechoslovak State
November 1st Thursday All Saints' Day
November 17th Saturday Freedom and Democracy Day
December 21st Friday December Solstice
December 24th Monday Christmas Eve Long weekend.
December 25th Tuesday Christmas Day
December 26th Wednesday Boxing Day
December 31st Monday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
$ curl -G -d country="SK" -d year="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
import ""
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "SK",
  "year": "2018",
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
  country: 'SK',
  year: '2018',
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'SK',
  'year' => '2018',
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$ = "SK"
$Body.year = "2018"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'SK',
  'year': '2018',
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi =
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'SK',
  'year': '2018',