Sunday trade ban in Poland and shopping Sundays in Poland in 2024. Public holidays in Poland in 2024

Stores in Poland can be open only on selected Sundays. Shopping Sundays in Poland are 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, or 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 2024

In 2024, there will be 7 shopping Sundays in Poland: January 28, March 24, April 28, June 30, August 25, December 15, and December 22.

The list of public/bank holidays in Poland in 2024

In 2024, there are the following public/bank holidays in Poland:

  • Monday, January 1, 2024 – New Year
  • Saturday, January 6, 2024 – Epiphany
  • Sunday, March 31, 2024 – Easter
  • Monday, April 1, 2024 – Easter Monday
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2024 – Labor Day
  • Friday, May 3, 2024 – Constitution Day
  • Sunday, May 19, 2024 – Whit Sunday / Pentecost / Zielone Świątki (always on Sunday)
  • Thursday, May 30, 2024 – Corpus Christi
  • Thursday, August 15, 2024 – Army Day and the Assumption of Mary
  • Friday, November 1, 2024 – All Saints Day
  • Monday, November 11, 2024 – Independence Day
  • Wednesday, December 25, 2024 – Christmas
  • Thursday, December 26, 2024 – Christmas

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