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Public and National Holiday of United Kingdom in 2024

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Public Holidays in United Kingdom are observed in some or Whole part of the countries in UK including the big cities like England, North Ireland, Scotland and Wales. During these public holiday most of the business are closed although some retail shops, emergency and essential services still work on this pulic holiday. In, UK there is no marked National Holidays. Here you can check out a complete list of All public and Bank holidays observed indifferent UK countries with city.

On the occasion of a public Holiday time in UK countries,  banks are obviously closed. Other currency monitory organizations like post offices also stay closed on holiday time. Traffic are usually heavy because people will likely to go on hangouts with their family members and friends and preparation and enjoying the festival day. Hotels, Restaurants, Malls, parks are seemingly over-crowed around public holiday because on this occasion people are do more shopping.

Public Holidays In United Kingdom(UK)

In UK, On the time of bank holidays are often referred to as Public Holiday and both terms are used interchangeably. But strictly speaking Public holidays and Bank holiday are separated by a fine line of difference. Bank Holidays in UK when many other businesses are closed for the day while Public holidays are celebrated in accordance with culture and custom practices with arranging different party ideas and enjoy a day with full fun. Check out below the public and national holiday list in UK countries. This information are taken from

Public and National Holiday of United Kingdom in 2024  with date, Holiday Name and Holiday type

WeekdayDateHoliday nameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
ThursdayJan 1New Year’s DayBank holiday
FridayJan 22nd JanuaryLocal holidayScotland
SaturdayJan 3Prophet’s BirthdayMuslim
TuesdayJan 6EpiphanyChristian
WednesdayJan 7Orthodox Christmas DayOrthodox
WednesdayJan 14Orthodox New YearOrthodox
SundayJan 25Burns’ NightLocal observanceScotland
WednesdayFeb 4Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday
SaturdayFeb 14Valentine’s DayObservance
TuesdayFeb 17Carnival/Shrove TuesdayChristian
WednesdayFeb 18Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
ThursdayFeb 19Chinese New YearObservance
SundayMar 1St. David’s DayObservanceWales
ThursdayMar 5PurimJewish holiday
SundayMar 15Mothering SundayObservance
TuesdayMar 17St Patricks DayLocal holidayNorthern Ireland
FridayMar 20March equinoxSeason
SundayMar 29Palm SundayChristian
SundayMar 29Daylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
ThursdayApr 2Maundy ThursdayChristian
FridayApr 3Good FridayPublic holiday
SaturdayApr 4Holy SaturdayChristian
SaturdayApr 4First day of PassoverJewish holiday
SundayApr 5Easter SundayBank holiday
MondayApr 6Easter MondayCommon Local holidaysENG, NIR, WAL
FridayApr 10Orthodox Good FridayOrthodox
SaturdayApr 11Last day of PassoverJewish holiday
SaturdayApr 11Orthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox
SundayApr 12Orthodox EasterOrthodox
MondayApr 13Orthodox Easter MondayOrthodox
WednesdayApr 15Yom HaShoahJewish holiday
ThursdayApr 23Yom HaAtzmautJewish holiday
ThursdayApr 23St. George’s DayObservance
ThursdayApr 23Shakespeare DayObservance
MondayMay 4Early May Bank HolidayBank holiday
ThursdayMay 7Lag B’OmerJewish holiday
ThursdayMay 14Ascension DayChristian
SaturdayMay 16Isra and Mi’rajMuslim
SundayMay 24PentecostChristian
SundayMay 24ShavuotJewish holiday
MondayMay 25Whit MondayChristian
MondayMay 25Spring Bank HolidayBank holiday
SundayMay 31Trinity SundayChristian
ThursdayJun 4Corpus ChristiChristian
ThursdayJun 18Ramadan beginsMuslim
SundayJun 21June SolsticeSeason
SundayJun 21Father’s DayObservance
SundayJul 12Orangemen’s DayLocal holidayNorthern Ireland
MondayJul 13Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)Muslim
MondayJul 13Orangemen’s Day observedLocal holidayNorthern Ireland
SaturdayJul 18Eid-al-FitrMuslim
SundayJul 26Tisha B’AvJewish holiday
MondayAug 3Summer Bank HolidayLocal holidayScotland
SaturdayAug 15Assumption of MaryChristian
MondayAug 31Summer Bank HolidayCommon Local holidaysENG, NIR, WAL
MondaySep 14Rosh HashanaJewish holiday
WednesdaySep 23Yom KippurJewish holiday
WednesdaySep 23September equinoxSeason
ThursdaySep 24Eid-al-AdhaMuslim
MondaySep 28First day of SukkotJewish holiday
SundayOct 4Feast of St Francis of AssisiChristian
SundayOct 4Last day of SukkotJewish holiday
MondayOct 5Shmini AtzeretJewish holiday
TuesdayOct 6Simchat TorahJewish holiday
ThursdayOct 15Muharram/Islamic New YearMuslim
SundayOct 25Daylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
SaturdayOct 31HalloweenObservance
SundayNov 1All Saints’ DayChristian
MondayNov 2All Souls’ DayChristian
ThursdayNov 5Guy Fawkes DayObservance
SundayNov 8Remembrance SundayObservance
WednesdayNov 11Diwali/DeepavaliObservance
SundayNov 29First Sunday of AdventObservance
MondayNov 30St Andrew’s DayLocal holidayScotland
MondayDec 7First Day of HanukkahJewish holiday
TuesdayDec 8Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian
MondayDec 14Last day of HanukkahJewish holiday
TuesdayDec 22December SolsticeSeason
ThursdayDec 24Prophet’s BirthdayMuslim
ThursdayDec 24Christmas EveObservance
FridayDec 25Christmas DayPublic holiday
SaturdayDec 26Boxing DayBank holiday
MondayDec 28Bank HolidayBank holiday
ThursdayDec 31New Year’s EveObservance

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