Sunday trade ban in Poland and shopping Sundays in Poland in 2020 and 2021. Public holidays in Poland in 2020 and 2021

Stores in Poland can be open only on selected Sundays. Starting from 2020, shopping Sundays will be on the following days:

  • two Sundays immediately before Christmas Day;
  • one Sunday immediately before Easter;
  • the last Sunday in January, April, June and August.

Trade ban does NOT include cinemas, restaurants, cafés, small local stores where the owner can work, stores at gas stations, flower shops, pharmacies. Shopping malls can be open but most of the stores inside will be closed (only cinemas, restaurants, pharmacies in shopping malls can be open). You can always do basic shopping on any Sunday at the gas stations (24/7).

Shopping Sundays in Poland in 2020

In 2020, there will be 7 shopping Sundays in Poland: January 26, April 5, April 26, June 28, August 30, December 13, and December 20.

shopping Sunday in Poland in 2020

Public holidays in Poland in 2020

Please note that stores in Poland are closed during bank/public holidays (with the exception of some small local stores and gas station stores). In 2020, there are the following public/bank holidays in Poland:

  • Wednesday, January 1, 2020 – New Year
  • Monday, January 6, 2020 – Epiphany
  • Sunday, April 12, 2020 – Easter
  • Monday, April 13, 2020 – Easter Monday
  • Friday, May 1, 2020 – Labor Day
  • Sunday, May 3, 2020 – Constitution Day
  • Sunday, May 31, 2020 – Pentecost
  • Thursday, June 11, 2020 – Corpus Christi
  • Saturday, August 15, 2020 – Army Day and the Assumption of Mary
  • Sunday, November 1, 2020 – All Saints Day
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2020 – Independence Day
  • Friday, December 25, 2020 – Christmas
  • Saturday, December 26, 2020 – Christmas

Shopping Sundays in Poland in 2021

In 2021, there will be 7 shopping Sundays in Poland: January 31, March 28, April 25, June 27, August 29, December 12, and December 19.

shopping Sundays in Poland

Public holidays in Poland in 2021

In 2021, there are the following public/bank holidays in Poland:

  • Friday, January 1, 2021 – New Year
  • Wednesday, January 6, 2021 – Epiphany
  • Sunday, April 4, 2021 – Easter
  • Monday, April 5, 2021 – Easter Monday
  • Saturday, May 1, 2021 – Labor Day
  • Monday, May 3, 2021 – Constitution Day
  • Thursday, June 3, 2021 – Corpus Christi
  • Sunday, August 15, 2021 – Army Day and the Assumption of Mary
  • Monday, November 1, 2021 – All Saints Day
  • Thursday, November 11, 2021 – Independence Day
  • Saturday, December 25, 2021 – Christmas
  • Sunday, December 26, 2021 – Christmas

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