Public Holidays in Bucharest

Public Holidays in Bucharest

When planning a trip to Bucharest, it is important to take the local holidays into account, as these may affect museum or tourist attraction opening times.

Below, we've put together a list of the public holidays in Bucharest.

Public Holidays

  • 1st January: New Year's Day.
  • 24th January: Union Day. A celebration of the unification of the Romanian Principalities of Moldovia and Wallachia in 1859 and the foundation of the Romanian modern state. 
  • 24th February: Dragobete. A festivity similar to Valentine's Day.
  • 1st March: Martisor. Spring festival.
  • 1st May: International Labour Day.
  • 1st November: All Saints' Day.
  • 1st December: Romania National Day. Commemoration of 1st December 1918, when the unification of all Romanian provinces was signed.
  • 25th December: Christmas Day.