Scotland Official, Public and National Holidays

Below you will find a list of official, public and national holidays for Scotland.

New Year's Day
- 2015-01-01

As is the case for many countries around the world, Scotland marks the first day of the New Year with social gatherings and a variety of family-oriented activities.

Good Friday
- 2015-04-03

Good Friday is a Christian religious holiday commemorating the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ.

Early May Bank Holiday
- 2015-05-04

Also referred to as May Day, Early May Bank Holiday is an official holiday in Scotland. Traditionally the first day of May has been celebrated as the beginning of warmer weather, with the crowning of the May Queen, dancing around the Maypole and Morris dancing being prominent features of festivities.

Spring Bank Holiday
- 2015-05-25

Spring Bank Holiday is one of the official bank holidays of Scotland.

Summer Bank Holiday
- 2015-08-31

The Summer Bank Holiday is one of the official bank holidays of Scotland.

Saint Andrew's Day
- 2015-11-30

Saint Andrew's Day is not an official holiday in Scotland in that businesses and government offices do not close, but it is set aside to remember and honor the Patron Saint of Scotland.

Christmas Day
- 2015-12-25

Christmas Day traditionally commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ.

Boxing Day
- 2015-12-28

In keeping with a long-standing tradition, the day following Christmas is an official public holiday in Scotland. According to the the 28th of December has been allocated as Boxing Day in 2015.


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