Krakow Public Holidays and Events

Don't miss out on Krakow's exciting public holidays and events!

Krakow is famous as cultural capital of Poland, its why many events happens here. Also its interesting to join Public Holidays in Kraków, and feel local spirit of citizens.

Polish public holidays in Poland for 2024

Below are the national public holidays observed in Poland in 2024:

  1. New Year’s Day (Nowy Rok) – January 1, Sunday
  2. Epiphany (Trzech Króli) – January 6, Friday
  3. Easter Sunday (Wielkanoc) – April 9, Sunday
  4. Easter Monday (Poniedziałek Wielkanocny) – April 10, Monday
  5. Labor Day (Święto Pracy) – May 1, Monday
  6. Constitution Day (Święto Narodowe Trzeciego Maja) – May 3, Wednesday
  7. Pentecost Sunday (Zielone Świątki) – May 28, Sunday
  8. Corpus Christi (Boże Ciało) – June 8, Thursday
  9. Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Wniebowzięcie Najświętszej Maryi Panny) – August 15, Tuesday
  10. All Saints’ Day (Wszystkich Świętych) – November 1, Wednesday
  11. Independence Day (Narodowe Święto Niepodległości) – November 11, Saturday
  12. Christmas Day (Pierwszy dzień Bożego Narodzenia) – December 25, Monday
  13. Second Day of Christmas (Drugi dzień Bożego Narodzenia) – December 26, Tuesday

Please note that when a public holiday falls on a Saturday, there’s no additional day off. If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following working day is a day off. However, the implementation of this rule may vary in some companies and organizations.

Krakow's exciting public holidays and events


  • Wawel Evening – Symphonic concert
  • The Great Jazz Orchestra of Christmas Charity
  • Celebration of the anniversary of the liberation of KL Auschwitz-Birkenau


  • Shanties – Sailing Song Festival
  • Regional Qualifiers for the “PaKA” Cabaret Review
  • Solo Duo Trio Jazz Festival
  • Children’s Theater Festival – Nowa Huta Cultural Center
  • Irish and Scottish Dance Workshops
  • Classic movie – Rotunda


  • Misteria Paschalia Festival
  • Bach Music Festival
  • Contemporary Dance Workshops – Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury
  • Traditional Rękawka Festival
  • The International Festival of Old and Young or Jazz in Krakow
  • Art-e-strada festival
  • Norwid Days: Poetic Mysteries by Wanda and Krakus by C.K. Norwegian
  • Student Review of Christian Theaters March 7-9 – Rotunda
  • Classic Film – Rotunda – cont.
  • Semi-final of the “PaKA” Cabaret Review – Rotunda on March 11-13
  • International seminar “Days of multiculturalism” – Centrum Młodzieży im. dr. H. Jordan
  • Youth Theater Presentations “Theater of My Dreams”
  • Centrum Młodzieży im. dr. H. Jordan


  • 21st “PaKA” Cabaret Review – Rotunda 6-10 April
  • XXX International Theater Festival
  • Krakow Theater Reministences – Rotunda April 19-24
  • The Old and Young Festival, or Jazz in Krakow
  • Art e-strada festival
  • Classic Film – Rotunda
  • Krakow Ballet Spring April-June


  • Japanese Children’s Day
  • Cracovia Marathon
  • Science Festival
  • Soup Festival
  • Krakow Night of Museums
  • Days of Music by Krakow Composers
  • VIII Short Film – OFF Festival – Rotunda May / June
  • Krakow Juwenalia
  • Tischner Days


  • Night of theaters – June – Krakow theaters in June-August
  • Krakow Film Festival
  • International Brass Band Festival – International Meetings of Military Orchestras
  • Jewish Culture Festival – Kazimierz, June 25 – July 3
  • Kraków Ballet Spring April-June
  • International Festival of Children and Youth Folk Groups “Krakowiak 2005” – Centrum Młodzieży im. dr. H. Jordan
  • Short Film – OFF Festival – Rotunda May / June
  • Inthronization of the Chanterelle King
  • Wreaths


  • Summer Organ Concerts – Dworek Białoprądnicki
  • Bialoprądnicki Garden Theater – Dworek Białoprądnicki
  • The Opera Festival in Krakow
  • International Street Theater Festival
  • Juliada
  • Youth Against Violence
  • Era New Horizons Film Festival
  • International Social and Artistic Workshops in Orleans – Centrum Młodzieży im. dr. H. Jordan


  • Festival of Court Dances
  • Kazimierz Dolny Film Festival
  • Pierogi Festival
  • Folk Art Fair
  • International Festival “Music in Old Krakow”
  • International Social and Artistic Workshops in Orleans – Centrum Młodzieży im. dr. H. Jordan July / August

Recommended activities in Krakow:


  • Sacrum-Profanum Festival
  • Bayit Khadash – Meetings with Jewish Culture
  • Festival of Chamber Music
  • Kraków Young Festival
  • Parade of Dachshunds


  • Student Song Festival
  • KRAKFFA Amateur Film Festival
  • XII International Folk Festival – Rotunda
  • Beanalia, Lesser Poland Historical Film Festival – Rotunda
    October 24-26
  • Festival of Polish Early Music
  • Music from the Islands – Irish Folk Music Festival
  • Krakow Book Fair
  • Organ Music Days


  • International Film Festival “ETIUDA i ANIMA” – Rotunda
    November 18 – 24
  • III Student Music Horizons – Rotunda
  • Jazz cushions
  • Audio Art Festival
  • Kraków Ballet Meetings
  • Andrzejki


  • International Competition of Young and Debuting Jazz Bands “JAZZ JUNIORS” – Rotunda 7 – 10 December
  • Krakow nativity scenes
  • Amateur Animated Films Festival
  • The Silent Film Festival
  • Christmas in Krakow
  • SYLWESTER: New Year’s Eve party on the Main Square (December 31)


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