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Latvia Public Holidays 2017

Today – 17 October 2017 – is not a holiday in Latvia.

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

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day
14 AprFriGood Friday
17 AprMonEaster Monday
1 MayMonLabour Day
4 MayThuIndependence Restoration Day
5 MayFriIndependence Restoration Day Holiday
23 JunFriMidsummer's Eve
24 JunSatSt John's Day
18 NovSatIndependence Day
24 DecSunChristmas Eve
25 DecMonChristmas Day
26 DecTue2nd Day of Christmas
31 DecSunNew Year's Eve

In Latvia, holiday entitlement is generally set forth in provisions contained in an employment contract or union bargaining agreement.

Most public holidays in Latvia are observed on the designated day. If Restoration Day or Proclamation Day falls on a weekend, the following Monday is observed as a paid holiday.

In addition to public holidays, all workers in Latvia are entitled to two Special Working Days, observed in January and June, respectively. Workers are also entitled to take Whitsunday as a paid holiday.

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