Public holidays in the European Union
The European Union does not set public holidays for its member states. However the European Commission does set public holidays for the employees of the institutions of the European Union.
|1 January||New Year's Day|
|2 January||Day after New Year's Day|
|2 April (Thursday before Easter)||Maundy Thursday|
|3 April (Friday before Easter)||Good Friday|
|6 April (Monday after Easter)||Easter Monday|
|1 May||Labour Day|
|9 May||Europe Day||EU national holiday.|
|14 May||Ascension Thursday|
|15 May||the Friday following Ascension Thursday|
|25 May||Whit Monday|
|21 July||Belgian National Day|
|24 December to 31 December inclusive||End-of-year days, including Christmas|
For information on public holidays in individual EU member states see below:
- "European Commission Public Holidays 2015" (PDF). European Commission. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2015.