Public and major religious holidays are non working days in Serbia, just like anywhere else
Holidays and non working days
• January 1st and 2nd – New Years
• January 7th – the first day of the Orthodox Christmas
• February 15th – Sretenje, Serbian National Statehood Day (two non working days)
• May 1st – Labor day (two non working days)
• Orthodox Easter – from the Good Friday to the second day of Easter
On these days only after-hours shops and institutions are open.
Besides these, all Serbian citizens are entitled to non-working holidays for their own religious festivals, depending on their faith.
• For Christians: Christmas Day and Easter holidays
• For Muslims: the first day of Ramadan Eid and Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice)
• For Jews: the first day of Yom Kippur
• 27thJanuary – Saint Sava’s Day, Day of Spirituality
• 9th May – Victory Day
• 28th June – St Vitus’ Day (Vidovdan)