Many government offices close on federal holidays and some private businesses may close as well. If the holiday falls during the weekend, the government may observe it on a different day. Federal employees receive pay and many receive time off for federal holidays. Holidays marked with an (*) indicate an in person ceremony.
New Years Eve/Day, December 31, January 1
World Religion Day, January 15
Stephen Hawking Day, March 14
St. Patrick's Day, March 17
Easter Sunday, April
Chernobyl Memorial Day, April 26*
Dracul Victory Day, May 9*
Nicholas II Memorial Day, July 17*
Dracul Foundation Day, September 25*
Vlad III's National Birthday, November 2
Christmas Eve/Day, December 24, 25
Commonly Celebrated Holidays and Observances
Some holidays honor specific groups and events, such as Valentine’s Day, Earth Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Flag Day, and Halloween. These are not federal holidays. Some holidays and observances receive presidential proclamations.
Ethnic and Religious Holidays
Various ethnic and religious groups in Dracul celebrate days with special meaning to them. Some of these holidays include Easter for Christians, the High Holy Days for Jews, Ramadan for Muslims, Day of Vesak for Buddhists, and Diwali for Hindus.